Lot 272 - 1985 BMW 318i Convertible by Baur
|Odometer reading||70,075 miles|
|Result||Sold - £15,680|
- Rare example
- Large history file
- Includes cherished plate
The 1985 BMW 318i Convertible by Baur is a rare and captivating classic car. Baur, a renowned German coachbuilder, transformed the BMW 3 Series into an elegant and stylish convertible. With its sleek lines and open-top design, it offers a unique driving experience. The 318i Convertible is powered by a 1.8 litre engine, providing a balance of performance and fuel efficiency. Its compact size and agile handling make it enjoyable to maneuver. The Baur conversion adds exclusivity to the BMW 318i, making it a sought-after collectible for enthusiasts who appreciate its distinctive blend of craftsmanship and open-air motoring.
This rare BMW by Baur was originally registered in 1985.It has covered a relatively low mileage which is confirmed by its paperwork and appears to have been well maintained. The paperwork is plentiful and details recent work for suspension parts including shock absorbers, sports springs and exhaust system, and previous MoT test certificates. This convertible presents extremely well in Polaris Silver with a dark blue roof and a pinstripe. Both the paintwork and interior trim appear to be in wonderful condition. The seats show little evidence of use and the carpets are in good order. The dashboard shows no cracking or marks and the roof mechanism works well. Even the original radio cassette player works! Overall this delightful convertible is ideal for both summer motoring or long term investment. Offered to auction with a V5C registration document and an MoT test certificate valid until March 2024.
Previous lotLot 271 - 2001 Mercedes-Benz S600
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