Here you can see next to it its predecessor, the 1987 featured Z1. To the right the in 2000 presented Z8 and right
at the outside the successor Z4. The postwar history of BMW in terms of roadsters starts late, but can continue the story of
famous vehicles such as the legendary 328 build 1936. Its successor is undisputed the Z3, with compared to the Z1 significantly cheaper base price.
Production in the American factory Spartanburg enabled BMW to make use of the relatively weak dollar. One day the market has been broken up by Mazda MX-5. The Z3 took
part in the challenge of producing an inexpensive Roadster, as pursued by its competitors Porsche (Boxter) and Mercedes (SLK). The typical BMW workmanship was not present from the beginning. Because usual
BMW technology was used, BMW offered bit by bit nearly the whole powerful drive range of engines to the Z - series, up to the M-Model (1997). 05/16
M-models and all Z3 from 1999 are particularly seen from behind on their 'chubby cheeks'. Below you can see the Z3 Coupé, completely different in the roof design.