Bmw claimed that they had 35000 orders but the car had to be built largely by hand on account of its unusual design characteristics and the materials used so they were never able to build more than 20 z1s per day.
Bmw z1 doors opening.
I bought fixed the cheapest v10 bmw e60 m5 6 speed in the world project raleigh.
The most awesome feature of the bmw z1 the doors.
The bmw z1s unusual vertical sliding doors are one of its most interesting features.
The z1 was difficult to produce taking nearly four years to bring to market in 1989.
Possibly the coolest doors ever put into production which were on the bmw z1.
The doors do not open out like normal ones nor up like scissor doors.
Bmw has a new z4 roadster out soon and theres one thing it definitely does not have.
Watch the door opening and closing.
The sole drivetrain specification is the 25 litre straight six engine and 5 speed manual transmission from the e30 325i.
During a press trip with bmw experiencing the all new roadster z4 in portugal i had the opportunity to grab hold of another legend amongst the roadster family.
During the entire production run which lasted from 89 to 91 only 8000 were produced.
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The magic doors kit was installed on this bmw z1 that operates the doors via remote control.
Driving with open doors feeling free and representing innovation the bmw z1.
Those doors dropped down and.
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It is one of the first bmws to use a multi link rear suspension.
This is because the original manufacturer brose wants to sell all z1 door parts they need storage place to bmw but bmw wont by them.
Thus they asked franz schaffer and he bougt all of the remaining door parts including all door control units.
The doors slide vertically down into the cars chassisthis means that they slide into a compartment within the cars body and so are also technically pocket doors but they are not classified as such because they do not slide along their length into an adjacent compartment.