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TOTALLY PRODUCED Z's : E36/7 & E36/8 

PRODUCTION LINE DATA

  • The Z3  was the first BMW to be manufactured outside Germany 

  • September 20 - 1995 : The first Z3 roadster comes off the line During the seven years the Z3 and M Roadsters were in production, 298.735 were handcrafted and distributed to more than 120 countries. The Z3s were built exclusively at the Upstate South Carolina factory for worldwide distribution.

  • October 28 - 1997 : 100,000th roadster 

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  •  The The last BMW E36/7 : Spartanburg - The last Z3 roadster was produced today at BMW Manufacturing Corp.The 6-cylinder engine Sepia Metallic roadster with Arizona Sun leather interior rolled off the production line at 12:34 p.m. June 28, 2002. The roadster will remain at the plant as a display in the Zentrum museum and visitors center.Production of the next generation roadster will begin in the fall.
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Z Roadster  E36/7 ///M Roadster E36/7 Z Coupe E36/8 ///M Coupe E36/8
263.170 14.990 cars  16.649 3.926 cars

SPECIFICATIONS BMW Z3                 

Z3 1.8/1.8S 1995-98(M43)/98-(M44) Z3 1.9 1997 - 1999
ENGINE  M43/M44 ENGINE  M44
Cylinders/Valves 4/8(M43) / 4/16(M44) Cylinders/Valves 4/16
Max power 115hp(M43)/118hp(M44) Max power 140hp
Top Speed 194km/h(M43) / 196km/h(M44) Top Speed 205km/h
0-100km/h 10.5s(M43) / 10.4(M44) 0-100km/h 9.1s
Z3 2.0/2.0S- 1999 Z3 2.2 
ENGINE M52 ENGINE M54 2171cc 
Cylinders/Valves 6/24 Cylinders/Valves 6/24
Max power 150hp Max power 170hp
Top Speed  210 km/h Top Speed  222 km/h

Z3 2.3 (2.500 L )

ENGINE DOHC 0-60 mph 6.9 seconds
Max power 245.4 Nm @ 3500 RPM Max power 170 HP @ 5500 RPM
Top Speed 222 km/h Engine control system Siemens MS42 
Z3 2.8 - 1997 Z3 3.0
ENGINE M52 ENGINE 3.0 - 2979 cm3   
Cylinders/Valves 6/24 Torque 300 Nm 3500 rpm
Max power 192hp Max power 231hp
Top Speed 218km/h Top Speed 240 km/h
0-100km/h 7.1s 0-100km/h 6.0s

Z3 M Roadster - Z3  Coupe

ENGINE 6 cyl - 3201 cc Wheelbase 2.459
Max power 321 bhp@7400 rpm Vehicle length 4.025
Torque 380 Nm @3250 rpm Vehicle width 1.740
Top Speed 250 kmh(160 mph) Vehicle height 1.266
0-60 mph 5.4 sec Front 225/45 ZR17 Rear  245/40 ZR17
Weight 1425 kg (3000 lb) Wheel front 7.5*17 Wheel rear 9*17