Road & Track magazine says: described it as "a handsome car, Germanically muscular...and bound for stardom. "This ALPINA tribute is a Aggressive beast looking kooky, maybe not as fast as M3 or M coupe but fun, distinctive car for BMW lovers ethisistic who enjoys driving for the sake of driving,
handle that great, and (if driven the way it was meant to be) is pretty gas-greedy.
I just love looking at it. quite beautiful. you will love the way the rear hips flare out around the wheels like 911s. with the ALPINA rear wing like airplane
This car feels and sounds faster than it probably is. I think 0-60 is about 5.9 the sound of the engine revving the ALPINA EXHAUST system passed smog easy and ferrari tuned sound free slow combined with sitting so close to the ground, makes for an exciting drive. The engine sounds great when Reved,
the exhaust sports car, The Z3 does easily pass most other traffic if you rev it hard in every gear. And hey: 230 HP in a car this light is nothing to sneeze at (in fact, the 3.0 has only 10 HP less than the '99-2000 M Coupe.
What makes this car exciting is that you have to focus 100% on the driving.