1973 BMW 3.0

CSL // UK Supplied


  • Year of manufacture 
  • Mileage 
    10 211 mi / 16 434 km
  • Car type 
  • Chassis number 
  • Drive 
  • Condition 
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Verona Red
  • Interior colour 
  • Number of doors 
  • Number of seats 
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
  • Gearbox 
  • Performance 
    200 BHP / 203 PS / 150 kW
  • Drivetrain 
  • Fuel type 


FOR SALE; Verona Beauty with excellent provenance

RHD City Pack, Electric windows, PAS, Scheel sports seats, Sports steering wheel, Alloy wheels, LSD, Aluminium bonnet, boot lid and door skins, Becker Mexico stereo.

Finished in a gleaming coat of Verona red paintwork, this CSL makes quite the impression when it comes into view. The body on this stunning car has been regularly maintained and remains in excellent solid condition.

Additional period aerodynamic bodywork adds to the appearance and performance in the form of a front air dam and duck tail rear spoiler over and above BMWs City pack setup. Chrome work remains bright with no pitting.

Manufactured on 05/01/1973 and painted in Verona red it was first delivered to BMW London Ltd concessionaires as confirmed by mobile tradition.

The interior in a BMW E9 coupe is like none other, beautifully laid out with lashings of wood trim, it is a wonderful place to be. Slide into the Scheel seats and it’s obvious this is a special car. The seats in this particular car are in lovely condition with no tears and the wood trim remains in good condition with no major marks or peeling. There is a period radio neatly fitted with speakers making it a more usable and comfortable prospect.

The steering wheel is the sports Petri wheel and remains in excellent condition.

Renowned for their straight six engines BMWs 3.0L unit does not disappoint providing ample performance even by today’s standards.

With excellent service history and regular recent work the engine is in fine fettle, starting on the button while settling down to a smooth idle. It retains its original matching number engine rebuilt in 1993.

The gearbox currently fitted is a 5 speed overdrive unit with a longer 5th gear, a desirable upgrade providing comfortable cruising at motorway speeds. The original 4 speed Getrag gearbox is included in the sale.

The original 14″ Alpina alloys are in excellent condition and they are shod in a matching set of tyres that show minimal wear. The calipers and all discs and pads are in superb condition and work as they should.

Chassis 2285380 has been much loved throughout it’s life which is evident by a huge history file as well as its original service book, a rare item all too often lost on the CSL.

It still wear its original issue number plate NBD 7M and is finished in its original factory colour Verona red.

Regularly appearing in BMW club magazines through the decades (included in the history file) it has always been enthusiast owned and kept up to a high standard of maintenance as it sits today.

The car is supplied having had an extensive intake inspection. Warranty, Finance, Part Exchange and Worldwide shipping are all available on request.

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