BMW Z8 News

  • 2000 BMW Z8 owned by Steve Jobs

    As if the BMW Z8 wasn't enough of a modern-day collectible with its 4.9-liter 400-horsepower V-8 engine and head-turning design, this particular one has a very significant former owner: Apple's original genius, Steve Jobs. And it's heading to auction where RM Sotheby's expects it to fetch beyond $300,000. So the story goes, Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle, persuaded Jobs to purchase the Z8. He waxed poetic of the Z8's minimalist design and told the former Apple CEO the car represented the future of the automotive industry. Jobs obliged and took delivery of the 2000 Z8 on October 6 the same year...

  • BMW Planning Z Spyder Stradale As Successor To Z8?
    BMW Planning Z Spyder Stradale As Successor To Z8?

    The "halo car." It's a term that gets thrown around almost as much as "supercar"--to the point that it has lost a lot of its meaning. But BMW may be looking to breathe some life back into the concept with a car being called the Z Spyder Stradale. Attributed to BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer and aiming...

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