Monday, December 14, 2009

Mazda MX-5 /Miata Based BMW Z9 Convertible Replica!

Long time, no see… Of course we’re referring to the absence of replicas from Carscoop the past few days but we guess the "Miata Z9" more than compensates. Found on eBay, this “one of a kind vehicle” as its seller describes it, is an 1994 Mazda MX-5 / Miata cross dressed (with a bit of imagination) as a BMW Z9 Convertible; a concept first seen at the 2000 Paris Show… and quickly forgotten by BMW fans.

Despite the bimmer engine cover, the Miata Z9 retains the factory 1.8-litre motor. Talking about fake parts, the Side exhausts are also just for looks. The seller’s original plan though was to connect the side exhausts but this has not been completed. The current asking price on eBay is $1.500. Since this is an unfinished project, if by chance, anyone of our readers acquires the “Bangled-up” Miata X9 car and completes it, please, please send us some pics!

Vehicle Description

TITLE: Z9 Replica Kit Car Concept

This is a rare opportunity to get a one of a kind vehicle. Bid now before it’s gone!

You are looking at a one of a kind vehicle. This is a replica of a “2000 Convertible Concept Car” GERMAN inspired vehicle that never made it to production. This car gets compliments every time someone sees it.

Construction: The car is constructed out of fiberglass and aluminum, but mainly fiberglass. This unique car is built on a 1994 Mazda Miata Chassis with a CLEAR TITLE. The kit was purchased from ExoticRebodies in 2001.

Drive Train: The engine is the factory 1.8 Liter 16 valve Dual Over Head Cam. The engine runs good and uses Mobile 1 synthetic oil. There is a custom engine cover that is mounted on the motor. The 5 speed manual transmission shifts smoothly. This car has about 155,000 miles on the chassis and drive train. There is has a custom Engine cover mounted on the motor.

This vehicle comes with the 18" Konig rims. Functionality: This car has power windows Cold A/C All lights are working. The trunk works and opens wide. Both doors open. The hood opens wide for easy maintenance. 4 wheel disk brakes.

A lot of work was done to make sure that all the body lines were straight. Check out the door, hood and trunk gaps.

All pictures are recent and were taken a few days ago.

WORK THAT NEEDS TO BE DONE: Body work needs to be completed. (Some parts on the car are still rough.) The car needs a paint job. Convertible top needs to be repaired. Power windows need to be greased. (They work, but move a little slow). All emblems. Needs Side Mirrors. Door window moldings need replacement. Glove box handle needs to be replaced.

What you see in the pictures is what you get. We are not trying to scam anyone, this is a project car. We encourage you to come and take a look at this vehicle before bidding. This vehicle is located in Jacksonville, FLORIDA.

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