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1988 BMW ALPINA E30 C2 2.7 COUPE Location: Odell, Bedfordshire Chassis number: WBAAB320902861790 Registration: E888 AKK (currently on C2 HOT) Exterior colour: Alpine White II (218) Interior colour: Anthracite Cloth (0269) Mileage: 181,712 miles This 1988 BMW Alpina C2 2.7 coupe is a rare ...

  • 07-Jul-2020
  • Bedfordshire
  • Private

Superb overall condition, good history, low owners. For sale is my Manual E30 325i Touring in Lachs Silver with Silver cloth interior. Big history file with lots of paperwork, Mot certificates, all old V5s, invoices. Full original book pack, service book with 21 stamps, first 11 main dealers. Cam ...

  • 06-Jul-2020
  • Yorkshire
  • Private

this 1988 BMW E30 M3 is receiving a full turn key restoration in 2017. It has been stored in our warehouse since then. One of the best E30M3 on the market. For further information please email us.

  • 06-Jul-2020
  • Japan
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1 Owner from new. Everything standard as from Factory. No mods Production : 10/1992 making it one of the last series leaving the factory In this condition increase in value is guaranteed. Manual 5 speed / ABS (with brake discs all around) Equipment Code Description 0339 Shadow-Line 0812 National ...

  • 06-Jul-2020
  • Cyprus
  • Private

Bmw 3 series e30 320i se Manual 4 Door Black Diamant-schwarz (181) 1990 129 bhp No. Of Former Keepers 4 Start and drives but will need recovery TLC NEED Recovery needed NO MOT* Mileage 139 Some services Comes with 2 keys and alarm Car was sitting not driving since 2009 there is no ...

  • 05-Jul-2020
  • London
  • Private

For sale is my stunning e30 318is m42 in lazerblue. Being an is, it's quite a rare car especially in this colour. Only a handful left in the uk. Mint condition despite age and mileage. Great daily classic as it has been for me in the last 4 years of ownership. manual 5 speed getrag gearbox 200k ...

  • 05-Jul-2020
  • Leicestershire
  • Private

1989,BMW E30, 320i SE. Auto, Alpine White, Mileage 112000. Excellent condition for year. History. £5750 ono. History. Hants. 07966498940.

  • 04-Jul-2020
  • Isle of Wight
  • Private

FOR SALE; BMW E30 M3 // GROUP A RECREATION // NUT AND BOLT RESTORATION // MSA LOGBOOK EQUIPMENT UK Supplied, Group A Seam welded Shell, Group A welded Cage, Matching Number 2.3 S14, Schrick 284/276 Cams, Valves and Followers, JC Racing Oil Pump & Sump Baffle, Ported head with OEM 48mm Throttle Bodies, ...

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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 ...

Welcome! Meet Gloria ! Gloria is a 1991 325i Manual Touring just finished in its factory colour Brilliantrot. Paint is waterbased scheme with extremely high quality clear coat. Just a really nice gun finish for now but you could refine further if that's your thing. I purchased it two years ago ...

  • 03-Jul-2020
  • Cheshire
  • Private

Owned and loved for over a decade. A fantastic motor, with its 325i M20 engine, its quick. Mileage: 154k, (Engine has circa 20k less) MOT Expires: April 2021 Exterior Colour: Lachssilber Metallic Interior Colour: Anthracite Uberkaro cloth Starting life as a 1989 320i Auto, this now fast road ...

  • 02-Jul-2020
  • Devon
  • Private

Rare 1985(B) BMW 320i saloon •100k miles •Loads of service history •Recent exhaust •14inch ‘bottle top’ alloy wheels •Immaculate interior •Sunroof - Not rotten & Doesn’t leak •Dry stored for most of its life •Original tool kit I am selling this on behalf of a ...

  • 02-Jul-2020
  • Essex
  • Private

7 Seats, Rear Screen Entertainment, Professional Sat Nav, Rear View Camera, Real Time Traffic, Concierge Services, Remote Services, Apps, Climate, E/H/M/S/Seats, DAB Radio, Harman Kardon, Xenons, PDC, Light Package, Adaptive M Suspension, Full M Sport Styling and 20 M Double Spoke Diamond Cut Alloys. ...

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BMW 320i E30 1986 4-door sedan This BMW 320i from the E30 series was built in 1986. This 4-door sedan was delivered to the first owner in the Netherlands. The smooth and powerful 1.990cc six-cylinder engine with automatic gearbox ensure a good driving BMW. The paintwork is beige metallic. The original ...

General Overview This beautiful BMW E30 318i Saloon has been garaged most of it life, she comes with the original bill of sale, original service book that has been stamped solely at BMW dealers, the original owners book and MOT certificates dating from 1986. It also comes with tax discs and all correspondents ...

  • 01-Jul-2020
  • Wales
  • Trade
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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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