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Old 05-02-2005, 09:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Really nice car. Never seen of heard of it, stumbled on it accidently.
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Old 05-02-2005, 10:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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they are unique here in the states. i have only seen one here. they are actually classfied as an E30, and i belive they had the smae drive trains as the E30 aswell.even though they are rare here in the states i think they are kinda rare everywhere i don't think many were made
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It was the Z3 predesessor, and it was pretty rare. They didn't make many at all and are a good find if you actually find one on the road!
cool car though, love the doors!
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It was the Z3 predesessor, and it was pretty rare. They didn't make many at all and are a good find if you actually find one on the road!
cool car though, love the doors!
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they aren't dot legal and can't be made dot legal, so any found in the US are not to be driven on public access roads

i already tried about a year ago.
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slick little fucker. Very nice. looking at a z3 you can see some resemblance.
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or $44,000 USD.

little pricey for my blood. nice car though.
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My dad knows a guy in the UK that has (or had one) I love the things. but, I love the M1 more.
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why aren't they DOT legal in the states? the one i saw was at a car club event for the U.S. Grand Prix a couple years ago and they drove it on the street. of course they kept as low of a profile as possible with that unique of a car so the cops weren't like all over them.
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i know they were never sold here, but i assumed they could be modified if one so wished. besides, the performance isn't great, and new, it cost more than a 7 series.
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heres some more pics of the sexy z1. hardtop, no less.




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Damn I want one now.
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What about the missing link? If there's a z1, 3, 4, and z8(we all know it's the ultimate z, should be called the ///z).. .where's the 2? z2?
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the ultimate Z in my opinion is the M coupe with the S52 315 horse engine. those are a rocket . the Mroadster with the S52 is almost just as good but i thing the Mcoupe looks way better. plus if you want to auto cross it seriously you don't have to get a roll cage.
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anyone that wants one:
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