Prototypes were spotted testing between 1996 and 1999.
Bmw z8 alpina roadster.
The hand built engines in the z8 and alpina roadster both used timing chains rather than belts and replacing the chain tensioners and guides is an expensive and time consuming job.
2003 bmw alpina z8 roadster for sale 234950 produced from 1999 to 2003 the bmw z8 holds a place in popular culture that few cars ever have or e.
A concept was later developed to preview the z8 called the z07 and was showcased in october 1997 at the tokyo motor show.
The exterior was designed by henrik fisker and the interior by scott lempert up until 1995 when the latter left bmw and styling was approved.
The two obvious reactions are why and how.
It starts of course with the z8.
About the z8 alpina.
The bmw alpina roadster v8 limited edition is considered the temporary continuation of the iconic z8 after the production of the e52 model series ceased in november 2002.
Initially the z8 had a starting price of 128000 but buying one today will require quite a hefty premium and most markets have seen a high demand for used z8.
The s62 m5 engine in the z8 is known to go 200000 miles or more with care.
The retro style bmw z8 has become the bmw alpina roadster v 8.
The car we are offering is the alpina v8 roadster production of the z8 finished in november of 2002 and gave way to the alpina production in 2003.
The z8 originally was designed as a styling exercise intended to evoke and celebrate the 19561959 bmw 507.
The bmw z8 is a roadster produced by german automotive manufacturer bmw from 2000 to 2003.
One 2003 bmw z8 alpina v8 roadster.
555 units were built in total and the car fulfilled a totally different role to that of the original z8 thanks to a series of changes that saw the car focused towards grand touring rather than racing.