2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031

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Lot 39
Less than 13,000 original miles
2003 BMW Z8

Sold for US$ 209,000 inc. premium
2003 BMW Z8
VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031

4,941cc 32-Valve DOHC V8 Engine
Bosch Motronic Fuel Injection
400bhp at 6,600rpm
6-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Disc Brakes


*Few owners from new
*Extremely well-kept condition inside and out
*Offered with original factory hardtop, wind-deflector, books tools and accessories
*Less than 13,000 original miles



THE BMW Z8

In 1956, BMW released the 507, a stunning two-seat Roadster that delivered exhilarating performance, luxury, and rarity and remains one of the most coveted BMW models ever produced. At the 1997 Tokyo Auto Show, BMW displayed a stylish retro-inspired concept car, the Z07. The Henrik Fisker-designed concept was initially intended to merely exist as a sole concept, however the incredible reception and overwhelmingly positive acclaim spurred the decision to put it into limited serial production in 1999.

The resulting Z8 remained remarkably faithful to the Z07 concept, with the 507-like twin-nostril front grille and distinctive front-wing vents. A period-style interior had been one of the Z07's most remarked upon features, and that too made it into the Z8, including a banjo-style steering wheel. The sleek and taught bodywork was all wrought in aluminum, as was the space-frame chassis. The 4,941cc V8 engine was aluminum as well, a 400 horsepower power-plant that motivates this lithe roadster to 60mph in a scant 4.2 seconds. Needless to say, the Z8 was fitted with all the luxury appointments befitting a flagship model: traction control, stability control, front and side air bags, GPS navigation, climate control and power operation of the seats, steering wheel and convertible top.

Along with being a stunning, hand built limited-production roadster, BMW further enhanced the Z8's appeal to collectors by announcing that a 50-year stockpile of Z8 parts would be maintained. Despite a hefty launch price, initial demand was so high that a bidding war broke out, with many Z8s selling for well in excess of MSRP. By the time production ceased in 2003, 5,703 of these fabulous cars had been built.


THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

Originally sold in Connecticut in 2003, this incredibly well presented example of BMW's retro-inspired flagship is finished in the attractive combination of Titan Silber Metallic over a black leather interior. With fewer than 13,000 original miles, this well maintained and cared for example is in very good condition throughout. The smart aluminum bodywork present beautifully, and the attractive 507-inspired interior is in similarly excellent condition, with its luxuriant black hides showing minimal wear.

This is a wonderful and well-sorted example of one of the 2,543 units produced for the US market. In the desirable 6-Speed manual configuration, with the potent 32-Valve V8 engine out front, this Z8 would be a easy-to-use Sunday morning drive. Included in the sale are the original manuals, wind-deflector, battery tender, tools, and most importantly the original hardtop. A highly collectible BMW, with outstanding performance and gorgeous aesthetics.
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2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
2003 BMW Z8VIN. WBAEJ13483AH62031
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