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MakeBMW

Model3,0 CSI

Year1972

Body typeCoupe

Cylinders6

Engine capacity2985 ccm

Power200 HP

Topspeed220 km/h

Acceleration 0-100 km/h8,9 sec

Weight empty1380 kg

Gearboxmanual

Speeds4

Tachometer counter (read)94.040 kms

Previous owners2

Matching numbersyes

SSC number574

Interior colourblue

Manufacturer's colour code (exterior)Polaris Metallic

Interior materialVelours

Sun roofno

Electrical windowsno

Power steeringyes

Price offered89.500 €

VAT deductableno

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Car description

The BMW E9 Coupé

BMW advertised the elegant and perfectly shaped CS coupés under the famous slogan "The joy of driving". They are undoubtedly among the milestones from BMW - not least because of their fantastic silky smooth and turbine-like six-cylinder engine and the very elegant design. The engine, later known as the M30, was to become a pillar of BMW's reputation as an engine manufacturer (and was, of course, kept in the programme in various modifications until 1996). It is a really fine unit, the block is made of grey cast iron, the cylinder head of light alloy, the overhead camshaft is driven by a chain; by varying the bore, displacements of between 2.5 and 3.5 litres were possible. The bodies were built between 1968 and 1975 on a contract basis by BMW at the Karmann company in Rheine and then transported to Munich for completion. Not necessarily the best idea, as some vehicles suffered considerably during the long transport route due to the effects of the weather, with the result that many vehicles disappeared from the market as early as the 1980s.

The design is attributed to Wilhelm Hofmeister - the famous "Hofmeister kink" on the C-pillar. But we discover this stabilising kink already in the BMW 3200 CS, designed by Bertone. In any case, Italian stylistic elements are unmistakably present in the BMW E9, which contributes significantly to the lightness and filigree appearance.

The first models were the 2800 CS with 170 hp, followed by the 3.0 CS (180 hp) as a carburettor version. In autumn 1971, the first petrol-injection model variant was added, the 3.0 CSI (200 hp).

The Scuderia Sportiva Colonia paid particular attention to these technically mature coupés. The ravishing shape, the excellent chassis, the very good brakes and the powerful engine were - at the beginning of the 1970s - the measure of all things. The interior spoils the owner with luxurious materials, the seats are very comfortable with acceptable lateral support and the individually framed VDO round instruments are still a feast for the eyes today. One car tester wrote so appropriately that if James Bond had been a German, he would have chosen a BMW E9 as his company car, although he would certainly have appreciated the power steering in the CSI.

History of the BMW 3.0 CSI -SSC-574 offered here

This BMW E9 3.0 CSI with chassis no. 22632xx was delivered to Italy by BMW in October 1972 and registered there for the first time on 16 October 1972. According to the Italian registration documents: carta di circolazione, we have only been able to identify two previous owners to date. Another Italian document is "certificato di proprietà.

Condition of the BMW 3.0 CSI -SSC-574 offered here

Since our foundation, we have sold and/or serviced over 200 BMW E9s. So far, we have only very rarely come across vehicles that were mostly in their original condition. This CSI undoubtedly belongs to this category. Obviously never involved in an accident, no restoration work carried out, unusually no signs of rust, the interior with original velour fabric and in excellent condition, the body repainted once, the chrome with a hint of patina. Flawless at the critical points. Due to the long period of storage in Italy, we will now overhaul the original engine, the suspension including new bushes and new Bilstein shock absorbers, as well as the brake system with new hoses, pads and brake discs. The old underbody protection will be removed and resealed for safety reasons. By the end of April at the latest, this original BMW 3.0 CSI with fresh technology will be available to its new owner. A special extra is the standard air conditioning system.

After an engine overhaul, this car still needs to be run in according to factory specifications. This BMW currently still has its original Italian registration documents. For German customers, we offer a new TÜV approval for this BMW E9 with registration certificate according to §25a for historic vehicles (classic cars)

Summary

To this day, the BMW E9 models are considered one of the most beautiful BMWs ever built. They offer space for 4 people and with the relatively large boot there is room for plenty of luggage. Hardly any other vehicle from the 70s combines elegance, sportiness and comfort in such a pleasant way as the BMW E9. The Scuderia Sportiva Colonia has set itself the task of dedicating itself with passion and devotion to the preservation of these fantastic vehicles. It is a coupé to see and be seen, with unmistakable DNA from its highly successful racing history. The 3.0 CSI in particular still drives like a modern BMW today. This is a first-class opportunity to call a very original BMW 3.0 CSI your own.

By the way, if you don't like the colour or installed options, we have over 10 more BMW E9s currently for sale or under restoration, whereby every potential buyer can choose their own individual BMW original colour for the restoration vehicles, as well as the options to be installed. We are happy to provide you with a customised offer for each vehicle, including a list of options, on request.

Please note:

We offer you a guarantee of 1 year for all work carried out. The basic prerequisite is that all pending service work is carried out by us or a service partner selected by us.

This offer is non-binding and subject to prior sale. The toolbox is refilled, spare wheel fitted, operating instructions available. We provide support with registration/authorisation in Germany. If required, we will be happy to have a new valuation report drawn up. In Europe, transport in a closed trailer, plus container shipping for the rest of the world.

This vehicle offered here is located in our new Classic Centre in Jungenthaler Str. 1A, DE-57548 Kirchen/Sieg, in the former Arnold Jung locomotive shed you will find a large selection of exciting, sporty classics.  To find out more about our range of services and selection of vehicles, please visit www.scuderia-sportiva-colonia.com

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