BaT Auction: 1987 BMW 325is
This 1987 BMW 325is has been with the seller for 26 years and 34k of its 154k indicated miles. The car is finished in Delphin Metallic over Pearl Beige leather sport seats and powered by a 2.5L inline-six paired with a 5-speed manual transmission. Modifications include H&R lowering springs, Bilstein Sport shocks, a Remus twin-tip exhaust system, and an E46 short shifter. The car was last serviced in spring 2017 with an oil and filter change, fresh spark plugs, and replacement of the air and fuel filters. This E30 coupe is offered with a service summary, partial records, a clean Carfax report, and a clear California title in the seller’s name.
Delphin Metallic paint is shown under indoor and outdoor lighting in the gallery below. The seller notes that the plastic is-specific front valance has been sanded and repainted twice during his ownership due to chips in the corners from curbs. Several scratches and chips can be seen in the gallery.
The car has been lowered on H&R springs and Bilstein Sport shocks over stock 14″ basketweaves, which are fitted with Sumitomo HTR 200 tires showing 2004 date codes. The trunk lid wears a stock lip spoiler and aftermarket Motorsport badge.
The interior is trimmed in Pearl Beige leather, and the front seats were reupholstered approximately 30k miles ago. New Coco mats were acquired two years ago, and the shifter has been replaced with a factory E46 short throw item.
The car is equipped with an electric sunroof, and a stock stereo and 13-button onboard computer remain mounted in the center stack. The seller notes that the air conditioner needs to be repaired.
The 2.5L M20 inline-six produced 168 horsepower and 164 ft-lb of torque when new. A service in March 2017 included an oil and filter change, fresh spark plugs, and replacement of the air and fuel filters. The seller has a running summary of parts and service since purchasing the car in 1992 and can provide a number of receipts for some of the larger expenditures.
A Remus exhaust system has been fitted. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a 5-speed manual gearbox, and a limited-slip rear end was standard for the is model. Additional photos of the underbody can be seen in the gallery below.
An owner’s manual and additional factory literature come with the car.
The Carfax shows no accidents or other damage from 1991 through summer 2018.
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December 7, 2018 at 01:21PM