• May 31st 2007 at 3:58PM
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Click the image above if you really want to see more.

It's obvious that someone was champing at the bit to get a 1-series convertible before it makes its way to the U.S. This Miata-based BMW rip- off might not be a finished replica of the Z9 concept from a few years back, but the progress, is, ummm... progress?

The owner makes it clear that the car is still street legal, with its stock emissions systems left intact. So that side exit exhaust is merely for show, as is the plastic BMW engine cover.

Were you to part with your hard-earned cash for such a misshapen homage to Bavaria, you might be willing to spend some coin on a nice coat of silver metallic or midnight blue paint, and then take to the interior with a hacksaw and some vision.

Good luck, you'll need it.

[eBay via Carscoop]

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      • 8 Years Ago
      Hi, My name is Naysayer, you might remember me from adult movies such as "Sausage Fest 28", "A Much Needed Rimjob" and "No, Not in My Pooper! 5".
      • 8 Years Ago
      This car is made of failure. Peeing on it would double its value. My dead grandpa could build something better than that.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Stock 1.6 engine with 154xxx miles, stock brakes, stock exhaust...Intake filter (good for at least 5 hp!!), and BMW valve cover (not even bolted on!!) (good for another 5 fhp (fantasy horsepower)) so ballpark about 95 rwhp for this ugly beast. "BMW looks" with Geo acceleration, a special combination indeed!
      • 8 Years Ago
      The bidding is currently at $1,804.00...

      I'd say that's about $1,803.99 more than that car is worth.
      • 8 Years Ago
      I'll take two please.
      • 8 Years Ago
      why does it look like its covered in carpet and not primer?
      • 8 Years Ago
      Are those Sebring headlights I see?
      • 8 Years Ago
      That's so wrong on so many levels.
      Christopher Watts
      • 8 Years Ago
      I don't think 'clone' is the appropriate term to use here.
      It also looks like it will come apart at speeds about 25mph.
      • 8 Years Ago
      I just killed myself a million times
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