For Sale: 1988 BMW M3 in Bellevue, Washington

$52,950

Vehicle Description

This fantastic 1988 BMW M3, finished in an attention seeking Henna Red with Black Leather interior, is an extremely rare (1 of just over 5,000 sold to the USA), and highly desired high-performance bimmer. The color combination accentuates the stylish and crisp body lines of the M3 and this revered Bavarian road-rocket is powered by a high-strung 2.3L/195hp 4-Cylinder Engine with a 5-Speed Manual Gearbox. Other features include; Sport Seats, Leather Interior, Cross-Spoke Light Alloy Wheels, Projector Beam Low-Beam Headlamps, Limited-Slip Diff, Four-Wheel Disc Brakes with Ventilated Rotors, ABS, A/C, Cruise Control, Power Windows, Power Mirrors, Sunroof with Tilt Feature, Central Locking, Rear Defroster, OBC, Service Interval Indicator, Complete Tool Kit, Front and Rear Spoiler, Adjustable F&R Coil-overs, Adjustable Camber and Toe Mounts, Ireland Engineering Strut Brace, Stromung Exhaust and Record since 2011. The BMW E30 M3 has had a cult-like following that is undeniable since the car first appeared, and that still stands true today. This example shows excellently and is ready to engage in some spirited backroads excursions.The M3 was designed with track-inspired technology. This includes a Front air dam that increases downforce on the front axle and directs a flow of cool air to the brakes and oil cooler. The Rear Window Spoiler, Trunk Lid, Air Dams, and Bumpers were created with a special plastic and fiberglass compound. This created a better weight to power ratio that was already impressive for a car that weighs just over 2,600 lbs. The front wheels are independently suspended on single pivot McPherson Struts, the rears on semi-trailing arms. The comfortability aspect of BMW did not let the "Race Car" aspect get in the way. With leather seats and plenty of features to make your cruise easy to handle, the M3 is the perfect combination of agility and driveability.The E30 M3 debuted at the 1985 Frankfurt motor show. The production of the E30 road car was to homologate the M3 for Group A Touring car racing. The BMW E30 M3 would become the winningest model in Touring Car history. The M3, although using the same basic unit-body shell as the standard E30, was equipped with 12 different and unique body panels for the purposes of improving aerodynamics, as well as "box flared" wheel-arches in the front and rear to accommodate a wider track with wider and taller wheels and tires. The only exterior body panels the standard model 3 Series and the M3 shared were the hood, roof panel, sunroof, and door panels. Upgrades over the "standard" 3 Series automobiles include more powerful and responsive engines, improved handling/suspension/braking systems, aerodynamic body enhancements, lightweight components, and interior/exterior accents with the tri-color "M" (Motorsport) emblem. Production of the original E30 M3 ended in early 1992.For more information on this rare 1988 BMW M3, or any of our 100+ Exotic, Collectible, and Special Interest Cars always in our inventory, please contact one of our friendly and knowledgeable sales consultants or always feel free to drop by our 4+ acre Park Place Ltd campus in Bellevue, WA - where we have over 40,000 sq ft of indoor showrooms filled with the finest cars. As part of the Park Place Motor Group family, which includes Park Place Aston Martin and Lotus of Bellevue, Park Place Ltd is Home to the West Coast's Most Diverse Inventory of Luxury, Exotic, Collectible and Special Interest Automobiles. With 200+ Always On Site, Nobody Has What We Have!

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1035598
  • Price:$52,950
  • Location:Bellevue, Washington
  • Year:1988
  • Make:BMW
  • Model:M3
  • Exterior Color:Henna Red
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Odometer:129803
  • Stock Number:9482
  • VIN:WBSAK030XJ2196778