Pay attention to this car as it will not last long on our floor. GR Auto Gallery is pleased to present this excellent, 1971 BMW 2002 for all to consider. This highly original 2002 was purchased in Germany as a US spec car and brought to the States shortly there after. The car changed hands once in 1976 by a physician who had a passion for German vehicles, particularly the 2002. He took meticulous care of the vehicle at all times. The car followed a regimented maintenance schedule as well as having any little issue addressed as soon as it would come up. The car was also garaged kept at all times and spent the majority of its life in warm dry climates and is said to have never been driven in the snow. As a result, the car retains an amazing original core structure throughout including the unrestored underside of the car. The mountain of service records that come with this car indicate, a professional repaint/refurb performed in 1995, an Auto’s International interior in 1997, a full mechanical restoration in 2001 at a cost of over $18000 dollars and documented services since new.
The car is powered by its original numbers matching 2.0 liter inline 4 cylinder engine and 4 speed transmission. The car is presented in Agave over gray interior with upgraded factory wheels. Mechanically, this BMW 2002 is a magnificent driver and possess all the characteristics of a fully maintained car. The engine is lively and pulls great in every gear, the shifting is precise, the suspension and steering is tight as the car gives excellent direct feedback to the driver. The Agave exterior paint, although older, still shows great in all areas with lots of life and deep gloss, the trim is quality original and complete. The interior retains the original dash, steering wheel and headliner, the seats and door panels have been replaced and remain in very good condition. The engine bay is very tidy and detailed. The original undercarriage remains excellent including excellent inner rockers and sub frame, the bushings, links, flex brake lines, V joints and boots etc. are all serviced and updated with replacements.
The BMW 2002 sits at the top of the heap of the 2.0 liter European cars. Considered a sports car by many, the 2002 is built to be driven with optional mechanics combined with simple uncomplicated appointments. These cars give back to the driver; the 2002 has soul provides a car and driver connection to the road that is pure BMW. For these reasons, the BMW 2002 is gaining popularity in the global collector car market and are highly sought after. The 2002 BMW offered here has been the recipient of responsible ownership for over 40 years possessing a owner and service history that appeals to all collectors and automotive investors worldwide. Values are on the rise! Documentation includes: Original service manual with original selling dealer information, original owners manual, a huge service file, documentation of the mechanical restoration, documentation of the repaint, owner history etc.
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