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SOLD on or around August 8, 2023

64,000 miles

Asking Price: $19,688
2001 BMW Z3 Coupe in Cosmos Black Metallic over E36 Sand Beige
  • Exterior Color Cosmos Black Metallic
  • Interior Color E36 Sand Beige
  • Interior Trim Fine Wood
  • Engine M54
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual

Seller Description

This 2001 BMW Z3 3.0i coupe is powered by a 3.0-liter inline-six paired with a five-speed manual transmission and is finished in Cosmos Black Metallic over Sand Beige Nappa leather. Now with 63k miles, it is equipped with 17″ Style 42 alloy wheels, a sunroof, tinted windows, a carbon-look rear spoiler, cruise control, air conditioning, and a Pioneer Bluetooth stereo. The car was initially registered in California and spent time in Ohio before it was acquired by the seller in 2015. Work in 2022 included replacing the intake manifold gaskets, PCV hose, and vacuum switching valve. This Z3 coupe is offered with manufacturer’s literature, records, a Carfax report, and a clean Texas title in the seller’s name.

The car is finished in Cosmos Black Metallic and features a power-operated glass sunroof, fog lights, tinted windows, flared wheel arches, front fender vents, a rear window wiper, a carbon-look rear spoiler, and dual exhaust outlets. The Carfax report notes damage to the front of the car in March 2021, and the seller notes repairs to the front valance and a control arm. Photos showing the paint condition are provided in the gallery below.

Silver-finished 17″ Style 42 alloy wheels are mounted with a mixed set of Continental tires measuring 225/45 up front and 245/40 out back. Blemishes are visible on the wheels. Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) is fitted as standard, and stopping power is provided by four-wheel disc brakes.

The cabin features two bucket seats trimmed in Sand Beige Nappa leather that extends to the center console and door panel inserts. Wood trim accents the center console, and additional interior features include cruise control, air conditioning, a wooden shift knob, a Pioneer Bluetooth stereo, and an aftermarket digital clock and outside temperature gauge. The center console, emergency brake lever, and door armrests have been trimmed in black leather, and the seller states that power door locks and replacement rear speakers have been installed. Wear is visible on the driver’s seat upholstery.

The leather-wrapped steering wheel frames a 155-mph speedometer and a tachometer with a 6,200-rpm redline as well as gauges for coolant temperature and fuel level. The digital odometer indicates 65k miles, approximately 39k of which were added under current ownership.

The 3.0-liter M54B30 inline-six is equipped with an aftermarket air intake and was factory rated at 225 horsepower and 214 lb-ft of torque. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a five-speed manual transmission. The intake manifold gaskets, PCV hose, and vacuum switching valve were replaced in 2022, and the oil separator is also said to have been replaced around that time.

Manufacturers’ literature, records, and floormats are included in the sale.

The majority of the photos used in the listing were taken in June 2022.


Houston, TX

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Posted: 8/8/2023 1:14:47 PM by Jon Martin

Sold to a high bid of $18,750 or $19,688 with buyer fee

Posted: 8/8/2023 11:47:35 AM by Jon Martin

Bidding up to $17,500 with an hour left

Posted: 8/6/2023 10:02:42 PM by Jon Martin

Bidding up to $9,000

Posted: 8/3/2023 8:09:21 AM by Jon Martin

Bidding up to $8,001

Posted: 8/1/2023 8:05:35 PM by Jon Martin

Now on Bring a Trailer with new photos and an opening bid of $7,750

Posted: 6/27/2023 12:04:01 PM by Jon Martin

Price reduced to $19,800 from $22,000

Posted: 4/3/2023 10:06:46 AM by Jon Martin

Big price reduction to $22,000 from $26,000 which is better

Posted: 2/7/2023 12:38:35 PM by Jon Martin

Price reduced to $26,000 from $28,000

Posted: 10/17/2022 12:44:33 PM by Jon Martin

Added lots of new photos

Posted: 10/10/2022 12:59:09 PM by Jon Martin

It looks to be mostly stock besides the handfull of things mentioned in the listing. The price seems a little optimistic for the color combo and mileage.

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