A 1988 BMW M3 Evo II E30 will hit the public sale block on Monday, June 29 and actually is the stuff of petrolheads’ desires.
The E30-generation BMW M3 is broadly thought-about among the finest M vehicles ever and costs have been on the rise in recent times. Following the introduction of the ‘common’ E30 M3, BMW launched the Evolution I quickly after and in March 1988, launched the Evolution II, full with a number of upgrades.
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This being an Evolution II, it’s powered by a naturally aspirated four-cylinder rated at 217 hp and matched to a five-speed guide transmission. Upgrades got here within the type of alterations to the Bosch engine administration system, new pistons, a lighter flywheel and a extra environment friendly air consumption. The automobile additionally got here with bigger 16×7.5-inch wheels with 225/45 tires.
A bunch of visible adjustments additionally make the M3 Evolution II stand out, together with thinner glass and lighter bumpers.
The automobile spent lots of its childhood within the palms of German house owners earlier than being exported to the UK within the mid-1990s. The engine was rebuilt 3,000 miles (~4,800 km) in the past and, all up, the automobile has 125,620 miles (202,165 km) on the clock. Whereas that may be a lot, the automobile has a complete documented service historical past and appears to have been properly cared for. Past the few marks a automobile of this age picks up, The Market itemizing says there are a pair of small rust spots below the entrance windscreen rubber that want repairing.