BMW Z3 CLASSIC CAR HIRE

drive it from £199

BMW's answer to the late 1990s car company race to launch affordable convertibles was the diminutive Z3.  With distinctive retro looks and clearly channeling BMW's sporting DNA thanks to its use of 3 Series oily bits, the new car was the firm's first sports convertible for several decades.  And BMW worked hard to ensure it was a winner.

The first cars, however, weren't.  That was mainly due to them using the firm's old and not particularly quick 1.9 4 cylinder engine.  With just 140 bhp, the Z3 looked quick and sporty.  But wasn't really.

That all changed with the introduction, two years after launch, of the 6 cylinder 2.8 version.  Much more power plus a sizzling straight six soundtrack transformed the Z3 into a proper sports car, delivering performance to match the chassis and 6 second 0-60 sprints.  Many engine variants followed by the 2.8 - and the ultra rare 3.0 - remain the most desirable Z3 versions.

It's over 25 years since the first Z3 hit the the showrooms, making it a proper bonafide classic.  So we had to add one to our fleet.  And it had to be a 2.8.  Our car is an early 2.8 'wide body', which means it benefits from improved looks and handling compared to earlier cars.  It's a manual of course, but also benefits from creature comforts like an electric roof, electric windows and even heated leather seats. 

At Great Driving Days we are all about the drive.  The Z3 is a hugely entertaining sports car that you delivers smiles per mile and which you can step out of still feeling fresh.  And enervated.

The Z3 is available to hire as part of our Driving Trail and Daily Hire packages. 

To find out more call 01527 893733 or email info@greatdrivingdays.co.uk

CALL 01527 893733, 9AM TO 2PM, MON - FRI

VOUCHERS VALID FOR FULL 12 MONTHS

14 DAYS NO QUIBBLE RETURN POLICY

get behind the wheel from £199

About the BMW Z3

  • 2 seater car 

  • Small boot

  • Five speed manual gearbox

  • Easy to operate automatic convertible roof

  • Unleaded petrol

  • 2.8 litre 6 cylinder engine

  • Half Day Driving Trail: £199

  • Full Day Driving Trail: £299

  • 24 hr midweek hire: £299

  • Extra 24hrs midweek: £200

  • 72 hr weekend hire: £599

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Extra 24 hrs

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Weekend

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£199

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£399

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Gold Hire Fleet

Classic Alfa Romeo Spider, Porsche Boxster, BMW Z3

24 hrs Midweek

Extra 24 hrs

72 hrs 

Weekend

Half Day Trail

Full Day Trail

£299

£200

£599

£199

£299

DRIVING TRAILS

4hr Half Day or 8hr Full Day experiences available

Comprehensive insurance for 1 driver (with £2,500 excess)

Fuel for the route included

Passengers go free

Collection and return at our Worcestershire site

Breakdown cover within 50 miles of collection site

EXTRAS...

Collision Damage Waiver - £30 per driver

Extra drivers - from £30 

Excess mileage - £2/mile or £1/mile if pre-agreed

DAILY CAR HIRE

150 miles daily allowance (300 for 3 day weekends)

Comprehensive insurance for 1 driver (with £2,500 excess)

24 hrs use for every day you book

Collection and return at our Worcestershire site

Standard 5pm collection (other times can be arranged)

Breakdown cover within 50 miles of collection site

EXTRAS...

Collision Damage Waiver - £30 per driver

Extra drivers - from £30 

Excess mileage - £2/mile or £1/mile if pre-agreed

Classic car hire gift vouchers - valid for 12 months