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2001 BMW M ROADSTER

SOLD on or around July 10, 2018

115,600 miles

$18,000
Asking Price: $18,000
2001 BMW M Roadster in Estoril Blue Metallic over Black Nappa
  • Exterior Color Estoril Blue Metallic
  • Interior Color Black Nappa
  • Soft Top Color Black
  • Engine S54
  • Other Attributes Subframe Reinforcement

Seller Description

Rare estoril blue on black 2001 M Roadster for sale. I'm sad to see her go but I'm a new dad now and would love an E70 x5d (trade maybe?)

Upgrades:
- Xenon headlights
- Cone filter intake
- A2DP Bluetooth with stock deck using Audiovox 1500
- All speakers replaced (BSW speakers) and repaired bass (sounds amazing w/ bluetooth Pandora).

Recent Work:
- Replaced rear window (does show the unavoidable crease after putting top down)
- Alignment
- Drive belt/ac belt/acc. belt all replaced
- Spark plugs and wires replaced at 104,500 m (10,000 miles ago)
- Tires with 15,000+ miles left
- Rotors and Brake Pads (10,000 miles on them)

Can provide service records since I've owned the car (2nd owner) in 2009.

Accessories:
- Tonneau cover (sold separately) $300
- Clear plastic wind guard (sold separately) $80
- Car cover (included with the car)

This was the final version of the Z3M manufactured before introduction of the Z4. This little rocket has the S54, 3.2L, 315 HP Engine. This is the high-rev engine, electronically governed at 155 mph. I have always kept the car garaged although I am not the first owner.

Features:
- 3.2 L, 315 HP, 251 lb-ft torque S54 engine
- "Stepless" variable valve timing
- 5-speed manual transmission
- M calibration independent suspension
- Near perfect, 50-50 weight distribution
- Dynamic stability control
- Limited slip differential
- M gauge cluster
- Electric adjustable seats (driver and passenger)
- Air Conditioning
- Heated seats
- No leaks
- Interior stock but near perfect (no tears, no scratches)
- Fitted car cover
- M-alloy wheels
- Approximately 3,000 miles since last service
- Thousands invested to keep this car above grade. Can provide all service records upon request.

UDPATES*
(3/30/18) I have corrected the sub-frame issue from a local welder who took the time to really learn about this issue and developed a method to permanently reinforce it (pics and videos coming shortly). This took him a few weeks to learn what method he was going to use and a week to get the job done. He was serious enough about this job that he bought a lift, specifically for low-profile cars, to do it.

(2/15/18) Previous potential buyer paid to have the vehicle inspected by BMW of Portland (Rassmusen BMW). The car passed passed in all categories (other than the sub-frame). A copy can be provided upon request. The previous buyer spent $300 on the inspection, then had an emergency overseas and gave me permission to move on. If I do hear from that buyer again, I'll continue to hold it.

(11/15/17) Discovered the car needed a sub-frame / differential mount weld. This is a very common problem with Z3 M's as the sub-frame was originally designed for a 1.9, 4-liter engine.

Seller

Private
Johns Landing, OR

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My Comments

Posted: 7/10/2018 11:23:42 AM by Jon Martin

Sold to a winning bid of $18,000

Posted: 7/4/2018 11:10:49 PM by Jon Martin

Price reduced to $18,000 and no reserve from $18,250

Posted: 4/6/2018 10:06:51 AM by Jon Martin

It's back again. This time the price is up to $18,250 from $15,500, but the subframe has been reinforced.

Posted: 1/8/2018 9:58:34 AM by Jon Martin

It's back with 10k more miles but price reduced to $15,500 from $19,750. It sounds like it needs a Randy Forbes kit though.

Posted: 7/22/2017 12:43:46 AM by Jon Martin

Price reduced to $19,750 from $20,500

Posted: 4/4/2016 3:58:53 PM by Jon Martin

Now on Ebay too

Posted: 11/7/2015 8:12:33 AM by Jon Martin

Price increased to $20,500 from $19,000 which is less fair

Posted: 11/3/2015 11:37:10 AM by Jon Martin

Estoril over black S54s are suprisingly few and far between. Some of the recent maintenance including newer rear window, tires and brakes are great. The price is fair.

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