German auto-maker BMW has cancelled plans to produce the Z9 convertible supercar, say Scottish news reports (15/10/00).

According to the report, adverse reactions to initial viewings, criticism of its design alongside rumours of declining standards at BMW contributed to the decision to cancel production.

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