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      08-19-2020, 06:29 AM   #1
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Video: Seen Through Glass Review of the BMW Z8



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I visit Carugati in Geneva, Switzerland to test drive a BMW Z8. In recent years, the value of these 20 year old BMWs have gone through the roof so I tried to find out why.

When it first appeared in 1997 at the Tokyo Motor Show, the BMW Z8 was clearly inspired by the legendary BMW 507. Heart-melting design from Chief Designer Chris Bangle and his team, combined nostalgia with state-of-the-art technology and the aluminium spaceframe penned by Henrik Fisker.

The BMW Z8 featured a high performance, 5 litre V8 sports engine, delivering 400 hp and 542 Nm (400 lb-ft) of torque, ensuring the Z8 makes an entrance. 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in under five seconds and a restricted top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) were the vital statistics, and then there is the soundtrack only an eight-cylinder ensemble can produce. In a roadster with the roof down, it is perfect.
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