1978 BMW 323i (E21)

Lot: 744

Sold for (£): 9,879
Offered for sale is a 2.3L 1978 BMW 323i (E21) manual that has been with the current owner for the last 9 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 104 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A super-rare sight on today's road, the Bahnstorming BMW E21 323i...

  • Presenting well in white with a blue corded cloth interior
  • Has been the subject of a partial restoration mainly on the body and paintwork
  • Top-end engine rebuild and coolant system refreshed
  • Believed to be an early example fitted with chrome mirrors and Turbine alloy wheels
  • Coming with the original book pack, two keys and stamped service book


Lot Details

Registration: ANW779S RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1978 Engine size: 2.3L
Make: BMW Odometer reading (miles): 52700
Model: 323i (E21) MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: 6520041

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 104 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


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


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


New radiator, water pump, thermostat plus many more items including head reskimmed and new head gasket


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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


Minor: Major:


Mileometer stopped working, speedo works fine

Vehicle History


All books present, original supplying dealer number plates, rear screen sticker and key ring. Been off the road since 1986

About the 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