Based on the old 507 Roadster that was introduced in 1955, the Z8 is the fastest production BMW available to the public. Its 394 hp engine is combined with an aluminum spaceframe and it clocks 0-100 km/h in under 5 seconds.
5.0 litre DOHC V8, 32V with Double VANOS
394 @ 6600
368 @ 3800
Standard features include Nappa leather interior, onboard navigation system, harman kardon sound system with 6 disc changer, 18" light alloy wheels, Dynamic Stability Control, and a hardtop.
It made its most popular first appearance in the James Bond film "The World Is Not Enough". Unfortunately, as is wont in these films, it met its untimely demise in the film after being sliced in half by a huge saw.