Each nice automotive model has at the very least one automotive that’s liked by loyal followers however mocked by everybody else. One such automotive for BMW is the Z3 M. Both in Roadster or Coupe type, the BMW Z3 M is often mocked by most non-BMW lovers for its odd seems, small measurement and secretary’s-car status. Nonetheless, the Z3 M is a bit of rocket of a automotive and some of the gratifying sports activities automobiles to drive of its period. This 2001 BMW Z3 M Roadster is at the moment up for public sale on Carry-A-Trailer and it’s very…crimson.
Painted in Imola Purple, this specific BMW Z3 M and is a fairly uncommon automotive/coloration mixture. In accordance with BAT, solely 921 Z3 M Roadsters have been made in 2001, with a lot much less being made in Imola Purple. So it’s a bit distinctive. Being a 2001, it’s a later mannequin Z3 M, therefor it had a three.2 liter naturally-aspirated I6 engine (S54) beneath its hood, the identical engine because the E46 M3. In Z3 M-spec, that engine made about 315 hp and was mated to a five-speed guide and a limited-slip diff.
Inside, this automotive can also be very…crimson. Imola Purple and Black leather-based adorn your complete cabin and it’s a bit a lot. A number of the crimson accents are cool, akin to on the seats and the steering wheel however the heart console being crimson goes a bit too far. However if you would like a facet automotive or weekend toy to have enjoyable in, this could possibly be the right quantity of flamboyance. Although, in case you’re a grown man, driving round in a crimson convertible, with crimson inside, with the highest down could make you look a bit foolish.
This particular automotive appears to be in excellent form, with few blemishes on each the outside and inside. Even the engine bay seems spotless. It additionally solely has round 72,000 miles on it, which is fairly good for its age. It’s sufficient that you understand it was pushed and cared for but in addition not sufficient to be worn out but.
The one modifications have been executed to the suspension. New Bilstein HD shocks and struts changed the inventory ones and new bushings have been put in as properly. So it ought to have a bit firmer of a journey however Bilstein HDs normally supply a very good steadiness of firmness and luxury.
On the writing of this text, the BMW Z3 M Roadster is at the moment at $three,399, with six days left on the public sale. Contemplating the rarity of those automobiles and the desirability amongst BMW lovers, count on that value to get fairly a bit larger earlier than the public sale ends. So what do you suppose, is that this very, very crimson BMW Z3 M roadster sufficient to make you blush with want?