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This 1972 BMW 3.0CS is said to have been sold new in Japan and reportedly spent time in the UAE, where it was acquired by the current owner in 2019 and subsequently imported to the US and refurbished. The car is finished in blue over tan upholstery and is powered by a 3.0-liter inline-six paired with a three-speed automatic transmission. Additional features include 14″ alloy wheels, four-wheel disc brakes, power windows, air conditioning, and an AM/FM cassette radio. This E9 coupe is offered on dealer consignment in Missouri with refurbishment photos and a clean Montana title.
Finished from the factory in Riviera Blue, the car is said to have been repainted using Glasurit products during current ownership. Additional work involved refinishing the brightwork and replacement of the windshield, body seals, and badging. Equipment includes quad headlights, chrome bumpers, fender vents, bright moldings, 3.0CS and Automatic rear badging, and a single exhaust outlet.
Silver 14″ alloy wheels are wrapped in 195/70 Bridgestone Ecopia tires. The selling dealer states that the suspension components were refinished in semi-matte black paint, and the bushings and ball joints have been replaced. Braking is handled by four-wheel discs, and the brake pads, rotors, and one caliper were reportedly replaced during current ownership. The remaining three calipers are said to have been overhauled and re-plated. A spare tire and jack are located in the trunk.
The front and rear bucket seats have been reupholstered in tan cloth and are complemented by a black dashboard, door panels, and carpeting. Wood trim accents the dash and doors, and amenities include power windows, an AM/FM cassette stereo, and BMW-branded floor mats. The trunk has been reupholstered, and the seller notes that the tool tray is cracked. The air conditioning system will not hold a charge.
A three-spoke steering wheel frames a 240-km/h VDO speedometer, a tachometer with a 6,400-rpm redline, a clock, and a combination gauge. The five-digit odometer shows 58k kilometers (~35k miles), approximately 300 of which have been added during current ownership.
The 3.0-liter M30 inline-six was factory rated at 180 horsepower. An oil and filter change was performed in preparation for the sale, and the coolant system was reportedly flushed during current ownership.
Power is delivered to the rear wheels through a three-speed automatic transmission. The exhaust has been replaced with components from Bosal, and the underbody was reportedly treated with Wurth undercoating. The seller states that the gearbox oil was changed during current ownership.