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SOLD on or around March 4, 2021

66,870 miles

Sale Price Unknown
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
  • Other Attributes Subframe Reinforcement

Seller Description

66k-mi. Modified 2000 BMW Z3M Coupe
For your consideration — a unique, rare, beautifully-built and maintained 2000 BMW Z3 M Coupe. Please see below for additional details, pictures, and an inquiry form –

Overview: 2-owner, 66k miles, Estoril Blue over two-tone Estoril Blue | Nappa Black S52 Z3M Coupe. Bay Area, CA car since new, zero rust, and modified, maintained, and built with the utmost quality components.

Recent notable maintenance —
Please note that the entire drivetrain and motor have less than 500 miles. Built by Performance Technic and VT Motorworks – everything has been rebuilt, refreshed, and/or brand new. It is fun, tolerable, and safe in any situation on the street, and very capable on the racetrack. I have full documentation dating back to its original purchase brand new in 2000; including the original window sticker, original sales paperwork, and 500+ categorized receipts and records spanning over five(!) 3-ring binders documenting the car’s history in its entirety.

Motor —
– BMW S52B32 w/ 0.5mm over-bore
– Eagle forged connecting rods
– JE forged 87mm lightweight 10.5:1 pistons
– VAC stage II cylinder head
– ARP headstuds
– OE BMW VANOS unit, Dr. Vanos VANOS seals
– BMW S54B32 oil filter, oil cooler, oil lines
– BMW S54B32 oil pan, VAC oil pan sump baffle
– BMW Euro M50 oil pump w/ welded oil pump nut
– BMW M50 intake manifold w/ Eurosport adapter
– BMW “803” mass air-flow sensor
– Dinan 3.5” intake w/ 3.5” HFM
– Dinan 4.0 bar Bosch FPR
– OEM Bosch 24lb injectors
– VAC underdrive (waterpump & power steering) pulleys
– JB carb-legal equal length headers

Cooling —
– Zionsville aluminum radiator, Zionsville expansion tank
– BMW S54 oil cooler, S54 oil cooler lines
– SPAL 14” fan w/ BMW Motorsport fan stud nut
– SPAL V3 programmable fan controller
– Stewart metal-impeller waterpump

Drivetrain —
– Vibra-Technic polyurethane motor & transmission mounts
– Rogue Engineering short shifter w/ billet 6061 aluminum base plate, 7075 T6 aluminum lever, UUC bushings
– JB Racing billet single-mass E46 M3 10lb flywheel, OEM Sachs clutch
– Mason Engineering 4130 alloy steel clutch pedal
– UUC clutch pedal bushings
– BMW 1.9L Z3 short-ratio steering rack; 2.7 turns lock-to-lock (0.55 less turn than OE Z3M!)
– Quaife 4.10 Limited Slip Differential

Frame | Body —
– Subframe Reinforcement w/ reinforced differential mount
– TC Design half cage w/ connection(s) to rear subframe and differential mount
– Turner Motorsport front subframe reinforcement
– Strong Strut “Butt Strut”
– Motion Motorsport aluminum front undertray

Suspension —
– TC Kline Double Adjustable coilovers, Vorshlag camber plates, TC Kline rear shock mounts
– Vorshlag camber plates
– BMW E30 M3 aluminum control arms
– Ground Control F/R adjustable sway bar link assemblies
– Hotchkis 33.4mm front adjustable sway bar
– H&R 21mm rear adjustable sway bar
– Turner Motorsport Delrin FCAB
– AKG 75D subframe bushings
– AKG 75D rear trailing arm bushings

Interior —
– LeatherZ door panel alcantara “hockey sticks”
– LeatherZ oil pressure gauge pod w/ BMW chrome ring
– LeatherZ center console armrest
– LeatherZ Alcantara shift & e-brake boot
– BMW S54 chrome bezel rear-view mirror
– Sparco EVO seats, Sparco side mounts w/ VAC aluminum floor mounts, AutoPower 5pt camlock harnesses (FIA certified through 2025)

Wheels | Exterior —
– Genuine AC Schnitzer front splitters
– MSI wheel studs & wheel nuts
– CCW Classics; Forged, 17×8.5″ ET40 (F), 17×10″ ET9 (R), w/ like-new 255/40 Nitto NT555 F, 275/40 Nitto NT555 R

Imperfections —
Please reference photos to accurately see described cosmetic imperfections
– Scrape on driver-side rear wheel arch
– Minor front-end rock chips; par for the course with age
– Minor nick on driver-side front bumper

Recap —
This is a completely turn-key, reliable, and phenomenally well built Z3M Coupe that will truly need nothing for many miles to come. It has zero mechanical needs whatsoever; no leaks, no noises, no oddities, and everything functions exactly as intended. You will be very hard pressed to find another wearing all original paint with these quality modifications, past and recent maintenance, in this desirable color combination, with this level of thorough documentation for the price — if at all. With ~270WHP and sub 2,900lbs – this is a fun and fast Z3M Coupe that can be reverted to stock should the new caretaker desire. It will pass California smog with stock or CARB-certified catalytic converters; the headers and intake are both CARB-legal with EO# stickers visible in the engine bay. I purchased this from the original owner years ago and simply have not been able to use it as I once intended. It has only been tracked (casual DE’s) three times total, sparingly driven, and reliably ready for any street, track, cars and coffee, or garage artwork usage. The majority of interior components (minus the seats and rear parcel shelf), all air conditioning pieces, and the five binders containing 500+ pages of thorough documentation are available and included in the sale.

Truly unique, neat, and proper Coupe with one sale caveat — the new owner is required to bring it to either ‘Dorkfest’ or ‘Shu Syndicate’ meet (dependent on location) this year.


Symmetry Motorsports Management
Danville, CA

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Posted: 3/4/2021 8:57:10 AM by Jon Martin

Sale pending to Jai. Congrats!

Posted: 2/22/2021 10:39:14 AM by Jon Martin

People around the coupe community will recognize this coupe as it's been around a long time. It is full of very choice and very expensive modifications. Everything is very well selected with no expense spared. I love the final caveat that the new owner must bring it to Dorkfest or Schuh Syndikat. Agreed! The price seems very fair to me as it would be impossible to replicate for the money.

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