1972 BMW 3.0 CSI Coupe 3.0L

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  • Dutch registration and new APK (technical inspection) valid for 2 years
  • Originally delivered new in Europe
  • Matching numbers engine
  • Retains original paint in '85 Chamonix' white
  • Equipped with original blue upholstered bucket seats

The Appeal

Introduced in 1971, and designed by Wilhelm Hofmeister and Giovanni Michelotti, the 3.0 CSI was a direct replacement for the 2800 - and still boasted those clean lines, sporty profile, and the characteristic double kidney grille, contributing to its timeless aesthetic, while offering Bosch D-Jetronic electronic fuel injection for the first time.

This specific BMW 3.0 CSI, painted in classic '85 Chamonix' white, retains its original paint and exudes authenticity. The interior features original blue upholstered bucket seats and a well-preserved dashboard, reflecting BMW's commitment to luxury and sportiness. 

With its original European specifications and Dutch registration, this BMW 3.0 CSI is not only a collector's item but will also make a distinctly practical, capable retro daily driver. Whether for shows or weekend drives, this car offers a balance between historical authenticity and drivability.

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History and Paperwork

  • Year of production: 1972
  • Dutch registration with a new APK valid for 2 years
  • Matching numbers engine
  • 13,782 kilometres on the odometer
  • 2 keys included

The Condition

  • Original paint in '85 Chamonix' white with some signs of wear on the lower bumper and boot edge
  • Original blue upholstered bucket seats with some wear at two entry points
  • Dashboard is well preserved
  • Chromed exhaust tip(s), front and rear bumpers, and mirrors
  • Leather furnishing, seats, and steering wheel
  • Electric windows and interior lighting
  • Full spare wheel included

The Mechanics

  • 3.0L (2,986cc) Inline 6 engine
  • Manual transmission
  • Bosch D-Jetronic electronic fuel injection
  • Power steering
  • Disc brakes all around
  • Independent suspension

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Auction Details
  • Year 1972
  • Make BMW
  • Model E9
  • Colour White
  • Mileage 13,782 Kilometres
  • Engine size 2986
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Schiedam
  • Country Netherlands
  • Auction ends
Bidding history
20 Bids
  • ja•••• €46,259 14/07/24
  • ma•••• €46,009 14/07/24
  • ja•••• €45,759 14/07/24
  • ma•••• €45,509 14/07/24
  • ja•••• €45,259 14/07/24
  • ma•••• €45,009 14/07/24
  • ja•••• €43,750 14/07/24
  • cs•••• €43,500 14/07/24
  • ja•••• €41,500 14/07/24
  • la•••• €41,000 14/07/24

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