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BMW 3-Series M3 Convertible Evolution 2d (1998/R)

BMW 3-Series M3 Convertible Evolution 2d (1998/R) - Owner Review

Convertible roof always makes the most of a sunny day and a good country road. Parking sensors help with restricted view.
5

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Review submitted by
George Dingley on

BMW 3-Series M3 Convertible (94-01)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
That i appreciate good Technical Engineering and that driving is not just going from A-B

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Everyone saves me a space on thier drive for it!

Would you buy this car again and why?
Definatly, running costs better than expected (including fuel), and the most reliable car ive owned to date!

What are you likely to buy next?
The E46 M3 for sure!

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£9,300

When did you buy the car?
January 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
No Money off but squeezed a tank of fuel, tax, service and an MOT out of it.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Always wanted an M3!

What was the dealer like?
Allowed All the time i wanted to Test Drive and inspect the vehicle!

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Very good motorway mile muncher. difficult to drive smoothly because of responsive controls mean passengers feel ever brush of the controls. Never fails to put a smile on my face, a very versatile car and a great daily driver.

What's it like to park?
Limited rear visability help by parking sensors!

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Battery needed replacing (expected for age), Breaklight switch (10min fix £12 part), and climate control unit failure, (very cheap to fix using DIY internet page, 30mins)

What's most practical about your car?
Convertible roof always makes the most of a sunny day and a good country road. Parking sensors help with restricted view.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Heated seats on winter mornings.

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