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Used 1997 BMW M3 Coupe

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Estoril Blue Metallic
Body StyleCoupe
Drive Type2 wheel drive - rear
Transmission5-Speed Manual
MPG20 City / 28 Highway
Stock #6270
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  • 16.4 gallon fuel tank
  • 2-stage rear-window defroster
  • 225/45ZR17 high-performance radial front tires
  • 245/40ZR17 high-performance radial rear tires
  • 3.2L DOHC 24-valve in-line 6-cyl engine w/variable valve timing
  • 75 amp/hr battery
  • 80-amp alternator
  • Analog fuel-economy indicator
  • Auto climate control-inc: separate electric temp control$COMMA LCD display
  • Auto front seatbelt tensioners
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Seller Comments

ChequeredFlag International is pleased to offer this 1997 BMW E36 M3 Coupe.Estoril BlueMetallic (355) on Black Nappa Leather Sport Seats5-Speed ManualTransmissionNoAccidents/Original PaintCleanAutoCheck/Original PaintThis M3 was produced on April 14th,1997 and sold new by a local San Diego BMW dealership (Harloff BMW). The Estoril Blue was the signature color thatBMW used across most of its marketing campaigns during that era. It was appropriately named after the F1 GrandPrix that ran in Portugal from the mid 80 s to mid-90. Most Estoril M3s were ordered with a lightdove grey leather. However, this one wasspecial ordered with not only black leather, but the coveted sport seatsnicknamed Vaders for their Darth Vader style movable headrest. Furthermore, this particular example was welloptioned. Besides the host of standardfeatures, it also includes all available options from BMW at the time:Rearspoiler painted to match body with integrated 3rd lightHeated frontseatsSport seatsHarman Kardonsound systemPower sunroofwith tiltNappa LeatherM double spokelightweight forged and staggered wheelsFolding rearseatsCD ChangerNon-factory options installedinclude front clear corner turn signals and smoke rear lenses. Also, matte black kidney grills. Mechanically, this example is bone stock andunmodified. This BMW was always coveted and wellcared for by its owners. The first ownerlived in Orange County and kept the car until May of 2005/13k-miles. The car then went to Oregon where it stayeduntil 2011/35k-miles. The current ownerpurchased it in December of 2012 with 35,806-miles. For the past 5-years/500-miles this owner haskept it in his private collection and shown it occasionally at special eventsor for light exercise. About 2 yearsago and less than 500-miles ago, he had the car thoroughly examined by hislocal BMW specialists. The followingservices were performedCompleteinspectionNew correctbatteryOil service withfull synthetic and BMW filterPower steeringfluid service/flushCoolan>


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