BMW (E46) M3 6 Speed Manual Coupe. Deposit paid.
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Here at Quick and Big Ltd we are absolutely delighted to offer for sale, our legendary E46 M3 Manual Coupe. Values of these driver focused modern classics are appreciating rapidly.
Our beautiful example comes with a comprehensive history folder (with over £2250 spent at Barretts BMW, Canterbury in the last 200 miles). Low mileage, main dealer and brand specialist history, high spec and in beautiful condition, this is one to buy, drive, enjoy and keep, a real enthusiast / investment opportunity.
The E46 M3 has become a cult drivers car, 3.2 litre (S54) straight six engine, 343bhp, with a manual gear box, red lines at 8000 rpm, what’s not to like?
Don’t just take my word for it, a quick google reveals, a few quotes from Piston Heads below:
Piston Heads – E46 M3 Buying Guide.
“Few cars combine a great engine and chassis so cohesively and the E46's styling is never, ever going out of fashion. Moreover, if something like an E30 M3 can feel a bit gut-less on the road and a later, turbocharged M3 rather OTT, then the E46 could be said to have struck a real sweet spot between modernity and old school feel - which is probably why everyone is now clamoring after it.
Scabby cars are more than £10k, and to be honest it's more likely that it's a less desir-able Convertible around that money. For a presentable coupe you're looking nearer £15k now, and cars with less than 100,000 miles nearer £20,000. Some selling the very lowest mileage M3s are asking nearer £40k - a price simply unheard of just a few years ago.”
Piston Heads – Best Modern Classics to buy in 2021 (Under £20k)
“BMW's reputation for over delivering under the bonnet is well deserved and nowhere is it better demonstrated than the S54. Today the stats look like they're from another planet: 3.2-litres, six cylinders, 343hp at 7,900rpm and 269lb ft at 4,900rpm.”
There is loads more online about the E46 M3, but the positivity around the classic BMW, as a drivers car, ownership proposition and also a potential investment seems overwhelming.
BF03VYV was first registered on 7/2/2003, having covered a below average 109,534 miles. Having had 5 previous keepers. It benefits from LED rear lights, DVD sat nav, bi xenon head lights, parking sensors etc.
Our M3 is presented in almost unmarked Titan Silver, complimented by full black Nappa leather interior.
Our iconic M3 comes with a comprehensive service history, in the original service book there are 9 service records (8 main BMW dealers and 1 BMW specialist), including the crucial running in service at 1,209 miles. Its most recent service was completed by Barretts BMW, Canterbury at 109,261 miles (with receipts for over £2250). Numerous other main dealer receipts also accompany the car. It has also had its boot floor professionally replaced (at some point they will all need this doing, and its not cheap).
Its MOT history backs up its mileage as genuine, the most recent does not expire until 2/3/22. A number of old MOT certificates are in the M3’s file.
The E46 M3’s sports the optional 19 inch M double spoke alloys (225/40/19 front and 255/35/19 rear), and are shod with recent Bridgestone Potenza run flat tyres with 5-6mm of tread all round.
Standard and safety equipment was comprehensive on the M3, our high spec example has a number of optional extra’s too. Its comprehensive specification includes: 6 speed manual gearbox, sport mode, front / side air bags, ABS, M Sport seats, service interval indicator, dynamic stability control, cruise control, digital auto climate control, memory power drivers seat / power passenger seat, Bi-Xenon head lights, tyre pressure monitoring system, front and rear electric windows, heated electric door mirrors with reversing function, multi-function steering wheel, heated front seats, on board computer, premium hi fi with 6 CD Multi-changer, cassette player, analogue TV, flip front sat nav, rear seat arm rest / load hatch, rear parking sensors, and auto lights.
The M3’s only non standard addition’s are, a Milltek stainless exhaust back box (which sounds fantastic), rear LED light upgrade and a Parrot blue tooth kit with a I Pod aux input (untested) .
The rare E46 comes with full book packs, including leather wallet, original glove box torch, warning triangle / complete tool kit, new BMW mats, locking wheel nuts and 2 remote keys.
It will have an independent 90+ point pre delivery inspection, for the new owners benefit. It is of course HPI clear and a full HPI report will be available to potential purchasers.
Many thanks for wading through our lengthy description, we believe it’s better to describe our cars fully. It is not in our interest to waste your time or ours with inaccurate descriptions. It does of course have the odd age related imperfection (which used car doesn’t), but for its age and mileage it really is excellent. An appreciating car, for the serious enthusiast, collector and investor.
Our E46 M3 really does tick all the Quick and Big Ltd boxes, being great value, quick, well presented, well maintained, super rare, and rapidly appreciating in value.
The E30 M3 and E46 M3 CSL values have already gone stratospheric, good E46 M3’s values are already climbing quickly. Don’t kick yourself in 10 years time that you didn’t buy it, (like I do every day about the 2 Sierra Cosworth’s I broke to build kit cars!)
Please visit the photographs again (there are many more online) and our terms and conditions (also on line) as they form part of the description, and contact us via Piston Heads or by calling Peter on 07860691960, to arrange a viewing / test drive by appointment. Any inspection is of course welcome. Part exchange a pleasure, particularly if its Quick, Big or interesting.
- LayoutFront Engined
- AspirationNormally Aspirated
- Power 338 bhp
- Torque 269 lbs/ft
- Top speed 155 mph
- Acceleration0 to 62 in 5.2 s
- Driven wheelsRear Wheel Drive
- Economy 23.7 mpg
- Body typeCoupe
- Emissions 287 (g/km)
- Vehicle height 2,692 mm
- Vehicle width 1,780 mm
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