If you realize a factor or two about automobiles and BMWs specifically, then you realize that the M3 CSL is likely one of the finest, with solely a single disadvantage: the controversial SMG II gearbox, which was the one transmission obtainable for the mannequin.
A part of the E46 era of the M3, which was made between 2000 and 2006, it was powered by a 3.2-liter inline-six making 338 HP in European specification and 333 HP within the U.S. It additionally boasted a light-weight development, excellent 50:50 weight distribution and tuned suspension and brakes.
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Whereas the flappy paddle gearbox didn’t do justice to this in any other case nice automotive, the 355 HP and 273 lb-ft (370 Nm) of torque produced by the engine offered a fantastic stability between energy and dealing with. The nought to 62 mph (0-100 km/h) was dispatched in just below 5 seconds and prime pace was 155 mph (250 km/h).
Certainly one of just one,383 produced, the Silver Gray metallic-finished instance pictured right here is on the market by SilverstoneAuctions. It’s been included of their on-line public sale that takes place between July 31 and August 2, is available in right-hand drive and has solely 9,000 miles (14,484 km) on the odo.
Sadly, the public sale home hasn’t launched extra photos, however they did say that they’ll drop extra shortly. Additionally they didn’t announce the estimated promoting value of the automotive, but the finest examples have a tendency to achieve six-digit figures, which is nearly new Porsche 911 cash.