1974 BMW 3.0 CS (E9) Manual

Lot: 504

Sold for (£): Unsold
Offered for sale is a 3.0L 1974 BMW 3.0 CS (E9) manual that has been with the current owner for the last year. Coming with no history file, this lot's condition scores 76 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A fast appreciating, left-hand drive, manual E9 3.0CS...

  • Desirable car subject to much recent expenditure 
  • Circa £6,000 spent on the car last year in the UK
  • UK registered
  • Handsome and rare classic BMW coupé  


Has an MOT valid until May 2017

Lot Details

Registration: CDM 524M RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1974 Engine size: 3.0L
Make: BMW Odometer reading (miles): 78181
Model: 3.0 CS (E9) MOT expiry: 2017-05-29
Warranted: No Chassis number: 4310320

CCA Condition Report

Overall: 76 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Original car. 1 of 16 in the UK and 1 of 2 LHD. Registered with BMW Car Club GB.


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Dials are all in place but the interior looks a bit tired given the age of the car and I would class it as good or poor depending on the person viewing.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Engine and engine bay functions well. 


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Average. The engine is sound, brake shoes may need replacing as it was an advisory on the last MOT, tyres are good, 'D' bushes replaced, some bearings replaced where necessary.


Minor: Major:


Power windows slow on release and not operating fully

Vehicle History


Worked carried out includes rear footwells welded, D bushes replaced, rolling road service for carburetors, original chrome trim on driver side window, electrical work completed, oil service, new fuel pump, original mirror added, full service and valet, spark plugs replaced. Also car boot lock mechanism repaired and clutch work carried out, brake and clutch fluid replaced. Ignition rewired, ball joint dust cover replaced,colour. Removed headlights and fit headlights with pilot. Rectified all rear light wiring issues, modified standard wiper arms to fit vehicle, rear headlights rewired. USA lights conversion, engine tuned, carburetors serviced and balanced, missing wheel nuts replaced, 1 windscreen washer, wiper motor and wiper linkage replaced, new original driver side door handle and suspension arm locking pins replaced.

About the CCA Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history