Stunning BMW E30 M3s have been surprisingly common in the used car market, but what makes this particular example more special is the fact that it is a convertible variant, which is significantly rarer than the normal cut.
In fact, while BMW has built over 17,000 E30 M3 coupes, it only produced 781 convertible variants. This particular example is finished in Diamond Black and appears to have been very well maintained over the decades, so much so that the paintwork shows very few blemishes. The original silver rims complement the black paint.
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The car was auctioned via Vintage cars and resides in Irvine, California. Inside the car is a striped M Tech fabric upholstery which is complemented by areas of gray leather adorning the seat padding, parts of the door panels and the dashboard. There is slight wear visible on the seats but considering the car has driven 81,300 miles (130,906 km), this is no surprise.
Some of the car’s main features include power windows, heated front seats, and an M-specification steering wheel and shifter. The listing adds that it comes with its original books and manuals, as well as branded services. BMW dealership. It underwent an oil change at a BMW dealership in October 2021 to prepare it for sale. It also recently received new tires and a front alignment.
Like the E30 M3 Coupe, the convertible is powered by a naturally aspirated 2.3-liter inline-four engine that drives the rear wheels via a five-speed manual transmission.