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1st registered 31/12/1987, Imported and 1st UK registration on 20/04/1998. This E30 M3 Evolution is in Nogaro Silver Metallic. Professionally converted to Right Hand Drive for almost as costly as purchasing an E30 M3 itself back in 1998 when the original owner commissioned a full right hand drive transformation to this ...


Enthusiasts will debate for decades to come which M3 was the best. Any of you that know me will be aware that my roots date back to the revered E30 M3. I grew up with them and love homologation specials with competition pedigree. That said, one would argue that the E46 M3 will go down in the history books as the most ...


Standard, unmodified, clean as a whistle, very low mileage 2 door E30. With just a small effort this could easily present as a “concourse” car at a show, or to enjoy driving the ‘80’s icon at the weekend. It’s been cherished by all 3 previous owners, with paperwork to back up what little work has been required. ...


1990 H Plate 318i Lux in Silver with Grey Cloth Upholstery. Supplied by Prophets BMW Solihull in 1990 to it's original owner who kept the car for 29 years until 2019. Being the rare late Lux model she has the shadowline trim, electric windows, power steering, sunroof, rear spoiler and alloys. She has the original ...


The BMW M3 truly needs no introduction. From the E30 to the current generation the M3 has been the benchmark performance car and arguably the E46 is the best of the bunch! Pairing the sumptuous sounding straight 6 to the boxy E46 is a match made in heaven and with the roof down everything is turned up to 11 This 119,000 ...


1 owner from new. Everything standard as from factory. No mods - mechanicaly drives superb absolutely fine - bodywork genuine factory painting , some light scratch on rear left fender - interior stunning - dashboard with no cracks - soft top has been recently replaced but needs to be alligned production ...


At Evans Classics I'am pleased to offer a rare BMW 318i E30 Design Edition Convertible. This was a Limited Edition run of just 200 cars made by BMW to commemorate the end of the BMW E30 model range. Finished in striking Neon Blue & complimented with Design Edition pinstriped Recaro upholstery. My example is one of the ...


Only selling to make way for an E30 Built with BMWcup parts this was the original car that then became a rally car rather than a race car - it was on display at Autosport to promote the Cup and has had finishes on the Prom Stages, Snetterton and Rockingham several years on the run beating more expensive machinery along ...


Highly sought after BMW M3 E30 coupe This is a beautiful specimen in very good condition Very service history EU model with 195 HP Only produced in 4,591 copies Imported from Japan Note the price is plus VAT Feel free to contact us for further information.


Thanks to all those who’ve enquired before and finally here are the pictures of the actual car. Chrome bumper E30 320i Convertible which has been dry stored by a BMW collector for 8 years and now recommissioned for reliable use. It's always been a nice and well looked after example. Royal blue paintwork and grey ...

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Picture of 1990 BMW E30 318iS For Sale

The BMW 318is A GTi for grown-ups What is it? The E30-generation M3 is one of the best modern classic sports saloon cars you can buy, but with the prices as they are not everyone can justify owning one. If you want to have the M3 experience but don't want to spend that sort of money, you're in luck, because the 318is ...


1987 BMW E30 M3. Originally an Italian car. Originally black. Was this colour when i bought it 14 years ago. It an M5 colour. Under the bonnet is still in original black so not a major job to return to black. I have price of 3k euro. Car has bilstiens and proflex bushes. It goes and handles like any good M3 should. I have ...

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Picture of 1987 BMW M3 (E30) For Sale by Auction

To be offered by Silverstone Auctions as part of the 'Race Retro 2021' live online auction on the weekend of 27th and 28th March. Please see our website for full details on this vehicle and further instructions on how to register for bidding. - Sourced and imported from Germany in 1999 by its single UK enthusiast owner ...

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A Brief History of the E30 BMW 3-Series

The BMW E30 is the second generation of BMW’s 3-Series range, produced from 1982 – 1994. The E30 3-Series was available in Coupe, 4-door saloon, Convertible and Touring (Estate) form.

The E30 was the first 3 series to be made available with a diesel engine and the first to be available in all-wheel-drive layout but the E30 is most famous for its traditional rear-wheel-drive layout.

E30 production took place in Germany and South Africa whilst Complete Knock-Down kits were supplied and assembled in Jakarta and Bangkok. There were no major updates to the E30 until 1987, this brought the introduction of the Touring body style and removal of the 325e model from the range. A redesign to the rear light clusters, front bumper and reduction in the use of chrome trim gave the E30 a new modern appearance.

The E30, of course, is most famous because of the M3 model, BMW needed to produce 5,000 road legal variants of their racing car to homologate it for Group A touring car regulations and thus, the M3 was born.

First-generation E30 M3s were fitted with an S14 4-Cylinder engine. Throughout M3 production, the capacity of that S14 would grow from 2.0 litres to 2.5 litres. Although the M3 was an E30 it shared only a few external body panels with the standard coupe model.

The M3 was fitted with a Dogleg 5-speed gearbox, meaning that 1st gear is where 2nd would be in a traditional gearbox layout. The E30 M3 came with specific to it, brakes, suspension and wheels.

In racing, the M3 was extremely competitive across the world. In the British Touring Car Championship, the E30 M3 was competitive, despite being up against the fire breathing RS500 Sierra Cosworth, whereas the M3 had to make do with just over 250bhp in the early 90s. Tim Harvey & Will Hoy both had success in Labatt’s liveried E30 M3s, but ultimately it would be Will Hoy who won the championship in 1991.

The interesting thing about racing regulations at the time is that homologating your car for Group A circuit racing, also meant that a vehicle was homologated to race in any Group A championship and the E30 did exactly that, entering Rally events from 1987 right through until 1995.

E30 Production stopped in 1994 with the Touring being the last model to be made. It was replaced by the E36 generation and although popular, the E36 has never quite captured the heart of the Enthusiast quite how the E30 has.

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