|Hi Tom Sachi! (archive)|
Posted by Neil FS (Sydney-Australia) on September 23, 1998 at 15:57:45:
In Reply to: New owner - great fun. posted by TomB on September 23, 1998 at 14:33:31:
I also bought my 2.8 after coming out of the Porsche dealer and walking over the road to the BMW dealer. I just wanted a convertible and knew nothing about the Z3.
That was 10 months ago and every morning I still go down to the garage and just walk around it with a big grin on my face.
You will also notice that as the miles/klms increase the car feels smoother and just more relaxed?(I know it sounds a bit strange but others will tell you the same) I'm at 14,500 klms at the moment.
Nice to have you both here.
: After lurking for the last few weeks, I guess it's time to step out of the shadows...
: 4 weeks ago, Sachi (my wife) and I went to look at MB SLK's, to see if they're as attractive up close as they can be from a distance. To make a long story short, the SLK's we looked at didn't send us over the moon.
: So, we wandered next door...to the Porsche dealer.
: The Porsche dealer had no new Boxsters (and we didn't like the way that the salesman oiled over to us).
: So, we wandered next door...to the BMW dealer.
: The salesman was appropriately low-key, the Z3 2.8 was a very nice drive, and to make an even longer story short, we brought one home.
: Huzzah! Huzzah! Huzzah!
: Our price of entry into this amiable and enlightened group (that'd be you-all) is a '98 Z3 2.8. White outside, Black/Red inside (but only the trim on the seats and upper door panels are red), black top. Sport seats, round-spoke style accessory wheels, wood trim (not sure about the wood, but we'll see), etc.
: I've been averaging about 500 miles per week by spending almost every waking hour behind the wheel.
: Now that all that's behind us, WELCOME ME!! ( :-) )
: San Carlos, CA