Reader's Car of the Week: BMW M3 (E46) CS

Looking for a car to sit alongside your track Mazda MX-5 is a difficult task - it's not The Answer to Everything for no reason, after all. PHer 'sparks85' wanted a second car that was more usable than the Mazda, which could be left outside when required and driven at any time but which still retained something special when the opportunity presented itself.

As luck would have it, on his honeymoon he saw an advert for a Silver Grey E46 M3 CS with a detailed advert, plenty of paperwork, a strong spec and a fastidious owner. The signs were good... A silent and painful wait then ensued as he hoped the owner would accept his offer, but it was accepted - a week later the car was his.

With no intention of tracking the CS, there are a few niggles that sparks85 aims to fix including some peeling tint, replacing the boot carpet after a little oil spill by a previous owner, refilling the tool kit with the appropriate tools and fitting matte black kidney grilles and side vents. It looks great already, so we can't wait to see where it goes next!

Congratulations sparks85, your BMW M3 CS is our Reader's Car of the Week. Read the full thread here.


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