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SOLD on or around September 8, 2022

69,000 miles

Asking Price: $26,250
2002 BMW M Roadster in Steel Gray Metallic over Black Nappa
  • Exterior Color Steel Gray Metallic
  • Interior Color Black Nappa
  • Soft Top Color Black
  • Engine S54

Seller Description

This 2002 BMW M Roadster is powered by a 3.2-liter S54 inline-six paired with a five-speed manual transmission and is finished in Steel Grey Metallic over black Nappa leather. Equipment includes Shadow-finished 17″ Style 40 wheels, a limited-slip differential, a black soft top, a Harman Kardon sound system, air conditioning, and cruise control. The car was first registered in Georgia and was sold on BaT in November 2018, and was subsequently listed in January 2022. This M Roadster now has 69k miles and is offered at no reserve on the behalf of the current owner in California with a Carfax report and a Texas title in the current owner’s name.

This M Roadster is one of 66 examples finished in Steel Grey Metallic over black Nappa leather for the North American market for the model year. Features include a power-operated black convertible soft top, front fender vents, and quad exhaust outlets. The Carfax report shows damage to the rear of the car involving another motor vehicle in January 2003. The hood and front bumper are said to have been repainted under previous ownership. Close-up photos of the exterior and trim are viewable in the gallery below.

Shadow-finished 17″ Style 40 wheels are mounted with Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires measuring 225/45 up front and 245/40 out back. The car is equipped with Dynamic Stability Control and All-Season Traction (AST), and braking is handled by four-wheel ventilated discs. The Carfax report notes that the control arm bushings and lower control arms were replaced along with a power steering hose at approximately 68k miles.

The cabin features black Nappa leather covering the heated sport seats, door panel inserts, and center console. Amenities include roll hoops, air conditioning, cruise control, an AM/FM cassette stereo, and a Harman Kardon sound system.

The M-branded leather-wrapped steering wheel features tri-color stitching and frames a tachometer with an 8k-rpm redline, a 170-mph speedometer, and gauges for coolant temperature and fuel level. The digital odometer indicates 69k miles.

The 3.2-liter S54B32 inline-six features double-VANOS variable valve timing and a Siemens MSS 54 engine management control system. Output was factory rated at 315 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a ZF five-speed manual transmission and a limited-slip differential. The fuel injection system was serviced and leaks from the oil relief valve and differential output shaft seal were repaired in 2017.

The Carfax report shows the aforementioned damage report in 2003 and lists registration history in Georgia, California, Tennessee, Washington State, and Texas.


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Posted: 9/8/2022 12:19:51 PM by Jon Martin

Sold to a high bid of $25,000 or $26,250 with buyer fee which seems like a decent deal

Posted: 9/8/2022 11:22:31 AM by Jon Martin

Bidding up to $17,000 with just an hour left

Posted: 9/2/2022 11:07:06 AM by Jon Martin

Bidding up to $15,666

Posted: 9/1/2022 10:20:17 AM by Jon Martin

It's back on Bring a Trailer with some better photos. No bids yet.

Posted: 1/7/2022 2:47:43 PM by Jon Martin

Reserve not met at $23,707

Posted: 1/7/2022 1:42:07 PM by Jon Martin

Bidding up to $20,054 with 1 hour left

Posted: 1/6/2022 10:52:07 AM by Jon Martin

Bidding up to $19,000

Posted: 1/2/2022 4:13:27 PM by Jon Martin

Bidding up to $18,000

Posted: 1/1/2022 2:44:10 AM by Jon Martin

Back on Bring a Trailer after a little over 3 years. The miles are pretty much the same. It looks much the same as expected. No bids yet.

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