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Bmw z1 1989 door.
I was reminded of the z1s existence by a for sale ad for a clean 40000 mile example.
The 1989 bmw z1 one of the weirdest roadsters of all time.
Just 8000 examples of the bmw z1 were produced between 1989 and 1991.
Door hinges are a lot easier and less expensive to fix and make i imagine.
If this gets stuck or broken itd be one expensive trip to the mechanic.
The z1 was produced from march 1989 to june 1991 17 p258 all at bmws plant in munich 18 exactly 8000 cars were produced.
At one time bmw did consider constructing an all wheel drive model but this idea was eventually dropped.
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The z1 is unique for its plastic body panels and vertically sliding doors which drop into the door sills.
This contributed to the cars somewhat lackluster 0 60 time of 90 seconds.
Doors on the 1989 bmw z1.
Possibly the coolest doors ever put into production which were on the bmw z1.
Top speed was claimed at 137 mph.
The z in z1 originally stood for zukunft the german word for futurelater cars in the z series are the z3 z4 and z8 which were all available as 2 seat convertibles however some models were also available as 2 seat coupes.
The bmw z1 is the first model in bmws line of z series roadsters two seater convertibles and was produced in limited numbers from 1989 to 1991.
Harm lagaay z1 designer was quoted that the z1 production is responsible for generating patents for bmws integrated roll bar underbody tray door mechanism and high intensity discharge lamp.
One of those who accepted the assignment was christian pacheco owner of the design firm kimbal based in yucatan mexico.
Bmw has a new z4 roadster out soon and theres one thing it definitely does not have.
It is one of the first bmws to use a multi link rear suspension.
Those doors dropped down and.
The sole drivetrain specification is the 25 litre straight six engine and 5.