We are pleased to present this stunning Carbon Black manual E46 M3.
First registered on 06/06/2003 with only three previous owners. The current owner being a local gentleman for the past 8 years.
Exterior-wise the Carbon black exterior is absolutely stunning. Finished with a 2 stage machine polish carried out in house, it really is as good as it looks in the photos.
All four M double spoke 19” alloys have been shot blasted, powder coated in correct BMW metallic anthracite, diamond cut and lacquered along with new centre caps fitted.
All four corners are wrapped in Continental Sport contacts with plenty of tread.
Interior – All features function as they should and is equipped with the upgraded Bose stereo system.
No wear to the centre panels as found on most.
The drivers bolster shows wear commensurate with the mileage, The door cards are exceptionally clean, and the carpet is in excellent condition with genuine mats fitted.
Brand new rear view mirror glass has been fitted to address the usual dimming glass failure issue.
All original equipment and tools are present, including the BMW tyre inflator kit.
BMW hand books and literature are still in the glovebox
To list just a few of the features on this vehicle – Factory upgraded Bose speaker system, CD disc changer in boot, Cruise control, rear parking sensors, Bi-Xenon headlights, Auto dimming rear view mirror, Electric memory seats for both driver and passenger, electric sunroof & electric opening rear quarters.
Full Service History – A total of 13 entires are recorded in the service book carried out mostly by BMW Main dealers, with a few independent BMW specialists in there too.
The all important running in service was carried out at 1,343 miles.
The following intervals have been stamped and recorded – 1,343 / 10,081 / 21,529 / 24,361 / 29,962 / 33,000 / 42,099 / 54,869 / 70,087 / 79,812 / 82,822 / 84,359 / 84,427
Since being in our possession we have carried out the following to make sure it is absolutely A1..
-Cylinder head removed and new head gasket fitted. (google E46 M3 head gasket issue.. even with no obvious signs all M3’s of this age and mileage will have failing head gaskets).
-New timing chain guide fitted
-Vanos removed, new oil pump drive fitted along with vans anti rattle kit.
– Inspection 2 including valve clearances checked and Gearbox oil replaced for updated BMW MTF LT2
-4 wheel laser alignment
-We also fitted new discs and Brembo pads all round and replaced all the exhaust clamps for stainless ones.
The vehicle is completely standard throughout bar a set of lowering springs, believed to be a 20mm drop on the front and 10mm rear.
Performance wise this M3 Pulls strong all the way to its 8,000 rpm limiter delivering that unmistakable exhaust note along the way.
Gear changes are sharp and precise.
Both Key fobs present
Tracker System installed which can be transferred and setup to the new owner.
MOT’d until 05/09/2019
3 Month warranty included for peace of mind, which can be extended up to two years.
All in all a truly stunning example of an appreciating modern classic.
Viewing by appointment, please contact to arrange.