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GermanNFSLang BMWSmallMain 1999 - 2003
EngineInfoboxIcon2015 4.9L V8
BHPInfoboxIcon2015 400 bhp @ 6600 rpm
TorqueInfoboxIcon2015 369 lb·ft @ 3800 rpm
AccelerationInfoboxIcon2015 4.1 seconds
TopSpeedInfoboxIcon2015 155 mph (249 km/h)
TransmissionInfoboxIcon2015 6-speed Manual
DrivetrainInfoboxIcon2015 RWD
MassInfoboxIcon2015 1585 kg (3494 lbs)

The BMW Z8 is the modern interpretation of the BMW 507, which was famous for its design.

The Z8 entered production due to the popularity of the Z07, which was a concept car with design cues from the 507. Sport Auto drove around the Nürburgring Nordschleife with a lap time of 8:07:00, being two seconds faster than the Ferrari 360 Modena.

The Z8 made an appearance in the James Bond movie 'The World Is Not Enough'.

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2Edit

The Z8 is featured in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 as a Tier 4 car in the PC, Xbox, and GameCube releases and can be unlocked for 5,000 NFS points.

It appears as a Class C car in the PlayStation 2 release and is unlocked upon the player earning 100,000 NFS points.

The Z8 is one of the fastest roadsters in Hot Pursuit 2 thanks to its precise handling. In terms of acceleration and top speed, the Ferrari 360 Spider outperforms it. There is a special event dedicated to the car, the BMW Z8 Tropical Time Trial.

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