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2000 BMW M COUPE

SOLD on or around December 3, 2016

115,800 miles

$22,500
Sale Price Unknown
2000 BMW M Coupe in Imola Red 2 over Imola Red & Black Nappa
  • Exterior Color Imola Red 2
  • Interior Color Imola Red & Black Nappa
  • Engine S52

Seller Description

I am selling my 2000 M Coupe. The original BMW M Coupe is a shooting-brake styled high-performance automobile produced by BMW. Only two generations of the M Coupe have been manufactured, this one being the original E36/8 M Coupe. The 2000 M Coupe came with BMW’s S52 3.2 liter inline six cylinder engine (similar engine as the North American E36 M3) with 240 HP and 236 ft-lbs of torque.

Sold for four short years from late 1998 to 2002, only 2180 M Coupes were sold in North America.

This particular M Coupe has an even rarer two-tone exterior/interior color combination: IMOLA Red exterior and NAPPA/IMOLA Red sport seats and interior colors with only 201 produced.

As a result of their relative rarity, the M Coupes retain more of their value than any other BMW since the E30 M3. In short, this S52 engine 240 HP M Coupe is a minor automotive miracle: It’s extremely rare, stunningly unique, immensely capable, and (yes) a supremely practical sports coupe.

The previous two owners of this M Coupe we’re BMW enthusiasts that have done extensive maintenance and upkeep to this M Coupe to keep it in top running condition.

The previous owner owned this M Coupe from 89k miles to 113,678k miles. He added H&R Coilovers, Megan exhaust, stud kit and wheel spacers, tinted the windows and installed an E50 intake manifold. Here is the additional list of maintenance items he provided to me that were done during the owner he bought it from and himself.

  1. Replaced Waterpump (metal impeller) and thermostat at 72k miles
  2. Installed Stainless steel clutch line and brakeline at 74k miles
  3. Replaced the drive shaft flex joint (Guibo), output shaft seal, shift rod seal at 83K miles
  4. Replaced the Power steering hose, return line and reservoir at 84k miles
  5. Replaced the rear shock mounts at 99k miles
  6. Changed spark plugs and fuel filter at 107k miles
  7. Installed H&R Coilovers at 110k miles
  8. Replaced both pre-cat O2 sensors at 111k miles

Since I have purchased this M Coupe in April 2016, I have done this most recent list of updates during the last 2000 miles: It currently has 115,800 miles.

  1. Vehicle Inspection and Engine Oil Service at Broadstroke Associates
  2. Vinyl roof and spoiler wrapped in gloss black – Wu Wraps
  3. Installed New Front Control-Arm Bushings at Broadstroke Associates
  4. Installed New Fan Clutch at Broadstroke Associates
  5. Installed New Serpentine Belt at Broadstroke Associates
  6. Repaired and Refinished wheels (to remove Curb Rash) at Doug’s Cadillac
  7. Installed new front and rear brake rotors and street performance pads
  8. Painted front and rear brake calipers
  9. 4 New High Performance Summer Tires - Yokohama S.Drive 225/45/17 Front and 255/40/17 Rear
  10. Repainted Front-Hood and Front Bumper
  11. Replaced front left headlight (with a used one)
  12. New headlight Halogen bulbs
  13. LED License Plate Bulbs
  14. Repaired Interior Rear View Mirror
  15. New right and left side door handle edge trim
  16. Installed Rear Spring Rubber Shim
  17. Full Brake Fluid Flush at Broadstroke Associates
  18. Adjusted the coilovers suspension to its current ride height
  19. Vehicle Inspection and 4-wheel alignment at BMW Bellevue
  20. Full-exterior detail at Accutint Shoreline WA

VIN: WBSCM9345YLC61568
www.bmwdecoder.com/decode/lc61568
www.jonlai.info/blog/2016/8/31/waynes-2000-bmw-m
vsco.co/sangkoh/journal/m

This M Coupe looks and drive amazing for the year and mileage and has no issues with the rear subframe of trunk floor. I’m asking $23,500 which I believe is a fair price for this well maintained M Coupe. Please let me know if you have any questions.

I hope my M Coupe will find a buyer who will appreciate it for many years!

Thanks

Wayne

Seller

Private
WA

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My Comments

Posted: 12/3/2016 8:56:06 AM by Jon Martin

Not sure if it was traded in or on consignment, but it's not at a local Cadillac dealership.

Posted: 11/29/2016 8:05:20 AM by Jon Martin

Price reduced to $22,500 from $23,500

Posted: 11/27/2016 4:58:44 PM by Jon Martin

This was a nice coupe when it was previously for sale. It's only gotten even nicer. The new control arm bushings, refinished wheels, new brakes and new tires are the highlights. The photos are awesome! With the great condition, I think the price is fair.

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