1988 E30 BMW 325i Convertible Motorsport Edition Auto For Sale
Genuine Motorsport Edition E30 BMW 325i Convertible Auto Low Mileage. Jersey Car.
Presenting a rare and genuine Motorsport Edition BMW 325i Convertible with automatic transmission. This car is absolutely beautiful with an impeccable service history.
Coming from the factory with the option code 122 this was the Motorsport pack comprising of M Technic body kit, Motorsport leather seats and door cards with the M sport flash, 15” BBS alloy wheels, limited slip differential, M Technic suspension, M Technic steering wheel, Hard top preparation and special body colours.
This particular car is one of only 40 produced in Macau Blue and built in July 1988 and delivered to Jacksons BMW dealership on the island of Jersey. Only 590 of these special cars were produced between 1988 and 1991.
The car spent its first 14 years on Jersey explaining its low mileage. The car has been exceptionally well looked after having had 5 cambelt changes and comes with 18 service stamps and a huge history file with invoices, MOTs and old tax discs. Latterly the car has been looked after by renowned BMW specialists Classic Heroes based in Buxted.
Octane Magazine in their valuation guides put a top range price of £25000 on the best examples. With their comparative rarity and this cars history and condition I believe this BMW still has huge investment potential.
Oct 88 Supplied new to Jacksons BMW of Jersey
Dec 88 1752 miles Jacksons of Jersey
Dec 89 6541 miles Jacksons of Jersey
May 91 12483 miles Full Service Porsche Jersey
Apr 92 19960 miles Jacksons of Jersey
Mar 93 24507 miles Jacksons of Jersey
May 94 33403 miles Jacksons of Jersey
Nov 95 38960 miles Barnes Garage Jersey (cam belt)
Oct 96 43215 miles Barnes Garage Jersey
Jan 98 45167 miles Barnes Garage Jersey
Jul 99 47270 miles Freelance Cars Jersey
Jan 00 49025 miles Jacksons of Jersey (cam belt)
Jul 01 53979 miles Jacksons of Jersey
Jan 02 55571 miles MOT
Jan 03 55641 miles MOT
Feb 04 56663 miles SP Motors Surrey (cam belt)
Feb 05 62164 miles Harrish Auto Service London
Jan 06 62464 miles MOT
Mar 07 62857 miles MOT
May 08 63107 miles MOT
Apr 09 63141 miles Harrish Auto Services London
Apr 10 63160 miles MOT
Nov 11 64154 miles Classic Heroes (cam belt)
Nov 13 66758 miles Classic Heroes
Nov 15 67348 miles Classic Heroes (cam belt)
Jun 16 67666 miles MOT
Apr 18 67690 miles MOT
Apr 19 67857 miles MOT
Apr 20 67863 miles Cripps Executive BMW Specialists
MOT until April 2020 with no advisories.
The Macau Blue Metallic paint is in beautiful condition with very few scratches or stone chips. As you would expect there is no corrosion or bubbling of the paint to be seen.
The chrome work and glass are in excellent shape and the BBS wheels were reconditioned by Classic Heroes at a cost of £610 in 2016. The car is fitted with nearly new Pirelli P6000 tyres.
The folding roof is the manual in operation and retracts as the maker intended and is in very good condition.
The BMW comes with the rare and expensive hard top and is in excellent condition.
The grey full leather Motorsport interior feels as if it belongs to a car just a few years old. With no tears or major scuffs and I am sure you will see in the photographs just what a lovely place to be this is.
The sports seats have minimal wear on the bolsters and the door cards have very few marks. The carpets again have minimal wear.
All electrics work as they should.
Option code 122 refers to the BMW internal code for “Motorsport Edition”. This comprises of 15” BBS alloy wheels, M Technic body kit comprising of front and rear spoiler and lower side mouldings, limited slip differential,
M Technic sports suspension, M Technic leather steering wheel, M Technic sports leather interior comprising sports seats, leather door cards and centre console, Hard top,
4 speed sports auto gear box, ABS, power steering, electric windows front and rear, Blaupunkt Montreal stereo system,
electric door mirrors, front and rear head rests, un opened first aid kit, systems check computer.
Engine and Transmission.
The straight six 2494 cc engine produces 168 BHP and is the famed M20 design that served BMW so well in so many of its models. Fuelled by Bosch Motronic injection the engine is very smooth and in a relatively light car produces strong performance with a top speed of 130 MPH and a 0-60 MPH 9.8 secs. The 4 speed auto gearbox has sport and economy settings and I can confirm having driven this car extensively the shifts are smooth, and the brakes and steering perform just as the maker intended.
For more pictures of this lovely car please view my website - details above.
If you would like any more information please call Peter on the details below
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