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145,000 miles

Not Listed
2000 BMW M Coupe in Estoril Blue Metallic over Estoril Blue & Black Nappa
  • Exterior Color Estoril Blue Metallic
  • Interior Color Estoril Blue & Black Nappa
  • Engine S52
  • Title Branded

Seller Description

This 2000 BMW M Coupe is finished in Estoril Blue and powered by a replacement 3.2-liter straight-six paired with a five-speed manual transmission and a 3.73:1 limited-slip differential. Additional modifications installed over the last 5k miles include a half roll cage, subframe reinforcements, an M50 intake manifold, Shark injector performance software, Cobra seats with Schroth harnesses, TC Kline adjustable coilovers, 17″ Apex Arc ?8 wheels, aftermarket exhaust components, a short shift kit, and more. The cooling system, clutch, and drivetrain mounts are said to have been replaced 10k miles ago, while an oil change and battery replacement were performed in preparation for the sale. This M Coupe was recently acquired by the selling dealer and is now offered with spare parts and a clean Ohio title.

The condition of the paintwork is shown up close in the gallery below, with the selling dealer noting a repainted hood and a scratch on the passenger door. Gunmetal 17″ Apex Arc 8 wheels are mounted using Vorshlag studs and wear Sumitomo HTRZ-2 tires.

Suspension features TC Kline double-adjustable coilovers, adjustable camber plates, and a Strong-Strut front tower brace as well as a Rogue Engineering strut brace, trailing arm bushings, and shock mounts in the rear. Subframe reinforcements are also said to have been carried out.

The interior features Cobra Imola seats mounted using VAC sliders and equipped with Schroth Hybrid II six-point harnesses affixed to a roll bar with cross braces. The carpets have been cut from around the transmission tunnel in order to allow the seats to slide forward. Additional modifications include a short shift kit, removal of the clutch delay valve, and a gutted cargo area.

A Momo steering wheels frames instruments including an M-branded tachometer, a 160-mph speedometer, and a digital odometer showing 145k miles. Additional gauges and a stock stereo are retained in the center stack.

The 3.2-liter S52 inline-six was reportedly installed at 140k miles and is said to feature replacement gaskets and bearings. An M50 intake manifold and electric fan kit have since been added along with Shark injector performance software. Work performed at 135k miles is said to have included replacing the radiator and hoses, water and oil pumps, and engine and transmission mounts. A battery replacement and oil change were carried out by the selling dealer in preparation for the sale.

A five-speed manual gearbox directs power to the rear wheels through a limited-slip differential housing an aftermarket 3.73:1 gear set. The clutch, shifter clips, bushings, and lines were replaced approximately 10k miles ago according to the selling dealer. Exhaust components include aftermarket headers, MagnaFlow 14815 mufflers, and 3″ piping.

A set of stock 17″ Roadstar wheels with Nitto NT01 tires will accompany the car along with a pair of rear springs, the stock two-tone seats, the removed airbag steering wheel, and other items.

The March 2020 Carfax report indicates no accidents or other damage and shows registration history in New Jersey, California, and Ohio including a manufacturer buyback in September 2001.


Sunbury, OH

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Posted: 5/1/2020 2:38:22 PM by Jon Martin

Reserve not met at $16,200. I bet it was pretty close though.

Posted: 4/29/2020 11:33:10 PM by Jon Martin

Bidding up to $8,500

Posted: 4/28/2020 9:54:52 PM by Jon Martin

Bidding up to $7,500

Posted: 4/26/2020 11:35:06 PM by Jon Martin

Looks like a great track-day coupe. Carfax shows it was last sold back in 2010 with 140k miles, so it hasn't had many miles added the past 10 years. It has a lot of good upgrades. Bidding is currently at $6,000.

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