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Red Z1 for sale

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Re: Red Z1 for sale

Post by Green Genie » Fri 16 Mar, 2018 20:43

Looks very nice but...expensive!

On the flip side this looks good but...too cheap!!!

Have we seen this car before?

https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds ... z1/8466616

Blue/light grey would be my first choice if I could pick any colour.

Hartge wheels look the part, it would appear the car may also have had a hardtop fitted at some stage (note holes in trim panel :geek: )
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Re: Red Z1 for sale

Post by Pat Slade » Sat 17 Mar, 2018 10:07

The nose cone on the Nutley car does not look like a perfect match with the bonnet. Respray?
Surprised to see the tyre sealant in the boot. Must be out of date as it looks like the German one that came with my car from new!
Very pricey.
However the blue Stuttgart car looks astonishingly cheap. As one of the rarest Z1 colours it has always commanded a premium.

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Post by felix » Sat 17 Mar, 2018 20:42

That blue one is a bit fishy - €20K while the cheapest one on mobile.de is roughly €35K?

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Post by TJS » Sun 18 Mar, 2018 10:36

I think the Nutley car is competitively priced at £58k when benchmarked against continental pricing for similar low mileage cars which tend to be higher than the UK, presumably because there is far more awareness and demand for the Z1 in Germany. Being LHD the car could very easily find a new home on the continent or the US.

Is it fair to assume £55k would buy the car? But would you be a willing seller at the same price if the you owned a 12k mile Z1 ? What would you replace it with in the age of original, low milage 205 Gti's @ £30k and Ford Cosworths and 107 SL Mercs north of £100k?

Keith, Pat .. ever thought of becoming part time detectives in your retirement ?

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Post by felix » Mon 19 Mar, 2018 15:17

And the photos in the advert for the blue one look to be very much like these - http://ipocars.com/vinfo/bmw/z1-1993.html

Setting is the same?

And for a car allegedly for sale in Germany there's no German emissions sticker in the windscreen.

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Post by Jet » Mon 26 Mar, 2018 14:45

......and then there are these 2. What's interesting about these M powered cars, does the jump in values mean we are unlikely to see anyone attempting this in future?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Z1-4-9-V ... 1438.l2649

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Z1-3-2-E ... 1438.l2649

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Re: Red Z1 for sale

Post by TJS » Sun 29 Apr, 2018 12:16

Sold. !

Seems Z1 prices continue to move ever upwards.

http://www.nutleysports.co.uk/showroom/ ... 991-bmw-z1

At these prices I am not sure why you would convert a standard Z1 to V8 M power unless the donor car was an accident damaged project.

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Re: Red Z1 for sale

Post by TJS » Sat 12 Jan, 2019 16:08

Red Z1 currently for sale ... spot the difference ?

https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds ... 89/9033965

Alternatively, with provenance and history

https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds ... 89/9171149

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Post by petecossie » Sat 12 Jan, 2019 18:48

TJS wrote:
Sat 12 Jan, 2019 16:08
Red Z1 currently for sale ... spot the difference ?

https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds ... 89/9033965

Alternatively, with provenance and history

https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds ... 89/9171149
Oh. That's a difficult one!!!! :?
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Re: Red Z1 for sale

Post by Green Genie » Thu 17 Jan, 2019 10:51

Personally I'd go for this, same company. What a bargain LOL

https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds ... b5/9319572
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Re: Red Z1 for sale

Post by Pat Slade » Fri 18 Jan, 2019 06:52

Keith,

Sounds good to me. You buy it, i'll look after it for you!!!

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Post by ChrisS » Mon 11 Feb, 2019 00:12

That ad is now listed as having been rejected by Pistonheads. Perhaps I should go and have a look since it's less than 20 miles from home.

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Re: Red Z1 for sale

Post by TJS » Mon 11 Feb, 2019 10:34

A top down drive in the sunshine to Bibury for lunch at the Swan would be nice ... but the nearby Z1 is now listed as sold.

https://classicmotorhub.com/sold-motor- ... motor-hub/

Keiths DB5 now has a revised price .. £585k.

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Post by ChrisS » Mon 11 Feb, 2019 12:00

I can't find the Z1 on their site this morning so I phoned them. They confirm that it has sold but that they have another Z1 coming in and will contact me on its arrival. This would also make a good stop-off place on a future Cotswold tour.

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Post by ChrisS » Mon 11 Feb, 2019 12:10

I can't find the Z1 on their site this morning so I phoned them. They confirm that it has sold but that they have another Z1 coming in and will contact me on its arrival. This would also make a good stop-off place on a future Cotswold tour.
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I have indeed got the Z1 out to run local errands today. Not so keen on the Swan in Bibury after mediocre tea a few Sundays ago. The Village Inn in Barnsley and several places in Northleach are good, or you can get yea at the Motor Hub.

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Re: Red Z1 for sale

Post by Green Genie » Fri 22 Feb, 2019 16:09

ChrisS wrote:
Mon 11 Feb, 2019 12:00
I can't find the Z1 on their site this morning so I phoned them. They confirm that it has sold but that they have another Z1 coming in and will contact me on its arrival. This would also make a good stop-off place on a future Cotswold tour.
Chris I guess it must be this one, strong money! given the usual baggy seats. Side indicators look a bit odd.

Nice No plate, wonder if it's included in the sale?

https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds ... id=1&pid=1
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Re: Red Z1 for sale

Post by Pat Slade » Sat 23 Feb, 2019 12:13

Keith,

Agree strong price. Amazed at how baggy the seats are after only 12k miles. The seats and the under bonnet photo would not lead you to believe the car was loved or well looked after imho!
Also why would anyone, even it was done before importation, fit non original side repeaters?

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Post by felix » Sat 23 Feb, 2019 12:44

One thought I had about the side repeaters - given they're right by the edge of the wheel arch have they been mounted in such a way that no holes needed drilling in the wing?

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Post by ChrisS » Sat 23 Feb, 2019 21:12

It had spent much of its life on Bermuda. The intention with the side repeaters was to leave no holes. There is, however, a big crack in the usual place in the driver's side panel. It's going to live on Corfu. I suppose the number plate will be superfluous once it's there.

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Re: Red Z1 for sale

Post by survivalist » Fri 01 Mar, 2019 09:10

The side repeaters I can understand. Mine doesn't have them and I don't want to drill the bodywork which has caused a few issues at MOT time in the past.

Given the asking price and claims about service history I'm surprised it's running mismatched tyres though.

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