West Coast Classics are proud to present an absolutely exceptional example of this year 2000 BMW Z3 2.8L 6 cylinder Coupe with an automatic transmission, 2.8 liter DOHC 24 valve 6 cylinder engine with variable valve timing and with 80K original miles!The BMW Z3 2.8 and M Coupes are highly desirable and collectible cars from the ultimate driving machine! Cutting edge performers in the revered tradition of the original GT 'Gran Turismo' sports cars. Right out of the gate the M Coupe attained 'Car amp; Driver's' "10 Best Cars Status" and 'Automobile Magazine' named it as both "Best Sports Car of the Year" and "Design of the Year" in the year 1999! With potent engines and unparalleled responsiveness both the M amp; Z3 2.8 Coupes delivered both head-turning looks and supreme driving pleasure. The original Z3 roadster was introduced in 1995 with the prototype featuring in the James Bond movie of that year but the rarer Coupe version with a chassis stiffening rear hatchback was introduced to much acclaim in 1999 with the Z3 Coupes only available with the largest 6 cylinder engine offered, the 2.8L in 1999 and 2000 and the 3.0L in 2001. The 2.8L straight six was primed to deliver true GT performance with 193HP which pumped out 0-60 in just 6.2 seconds! It was replaced in 2002 with the BMW Z4.Purchased by only its second owner as a pre certified vehicle in late 2001 by its most recent southern California owner with all original dealer manuals and handbooks and with a thick file of all its original service records available to date showing that at no time was any expense spared on this particular vehicles preventive maintenance! Finished in the beautiful color combination of 'Titanium Silver Metallic' exterior paint with a Black Leather interior!Standard Options include:2.8L 6 cylinder EngineAutomatic transmission4 Wheel Anti Lock Disc Brakes, vented frontAll Season Traction which controls wheelspin and enhances stability in low traction situationsPower Steering with engine speed sensitive assistDriver amp; Passenger front amp; side airbags with differential deploymentAutomatic seatbelt tensionersBMW coded driveway protection - vehicle will not start without BMW coded owner keysCruise ControlHalogen Free Form Low Beam Headlights amp; FoglightsNon CFC Air ConditioningAnti-theft AM/FM stereo cassette radioHarman-Kardon Premium Sound System with 10 speakers amp; High Performance Multi Channel AmplifierCentral Locking SystemPower Windows with one touch functionElectrically Adjustable Leather Sports Seats with matching door trim insertsLeather Wrapped Steering Wheel and Gear Shift KnobLCD Digital ClockAdditional Factory options include:Convenience package:17" Radial Style Alloy Wheels ($1,125)Power Glass Moonroof ($300)Total Original Sales Price over $40K.Recently purchased from only its second and long time since the year 2001 southern California owner with a clean CARFAX report with no history of any accidents! An obviously always babied and pampered example if there ever was one! The original factory 'Titanium Silver Metallic' color paint is in absolutely beautiful condition and the gorgeous Black Leather interior is also in beautiful condition throughout with virtually no signs of any wear and all the options are working as they should including the ice-cold A/C!The car drives exactly like such a well maintained and babied low mileage model should and must be seen and driven to be truly appreciated! The engine is extremely strong and as new with no oil leaks, the transmission has a very smooth transmission through all the gears and the temperature always remains cool!You will surely look long and hard to find a finer example of this rare year 2000 BMW Z3 2.8L Coupe for the ultimate BMW driving experience available anywhere else!
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