1990 BMW 325i Convertible

Lot: 282

Sold for (£): 8,580
Offered for sale is a 2.494L 1990 BMW 325i Convertible manual that has been with the current owner for the last 3 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores 93 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Superbly presented, two-owner E30 325 Convertible in Dolphin Grey

  • Metallic Dolphin Grey with a Black leather interior. Factory de-chromed
  • Two owners from new, the first being from 1990 to 2014
  • Supplied new with Front and Rear spoilers, 15" BBS alloys, rear headrests, M-Tech steering wheel, Pioneer 3500
  • Main dealer serviced for the first 11 years. Specialists for a further eight years
  • Recommissioned during 2015/16 by our vendor and serviced by him since
  • Brand new convertible roof and screen fitted less than 12 months ago
  • Every MOT from new. Stamped service book and original purchase invoice. Great history (see below)

Lot Details

Registration: H352GDU RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1990 Engine size: 2.494L
Make: BMW Odometer reading (miles): 109842
Model: 325i Convertible MOT expiry: 2017-08-24
Warranted: No Chassis number: WBABB12090EB95976

CCA Condition Report

Overall: 93 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Overall condition excellent and paint has outstanding shine. Imperfections are: some very small marks around the car on the paintwork. Front and rear bumper strips are slightly weathered and have light scuffs in places. Passenger door mirror cracked at bottom.


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


Interior recently reconditioned so in excellent condition with very light wear. Carpets and headlining in very good condition. Dashboard is in perfect condition.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Runs well with no known faults.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Drives perfectly for age, no known issues

Running Gear

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


Very good - most major parts replaced in service history - reconditioned differential, engine top end rebuild, rear subframe bushes, new fuel tank, new steering rack, new exhaust. Goodyear Eagle tyres all round.


Minor: Major:


No starting or general electrical problems. Central locking, electric windows, lights, radio, blowers, electric aerial and digital trip computer all work fine. Small fault where instrument lighting panel illuminates some warning lights intermittently - systems have been checked fine and it is a sensor fault only.

Vehicle History


This car was owned from new for 24 years by its original owner. I am the second owner. It has full BMW service history for its first 11 years and then maintained by a local specialist for a further 8 years. The car had the following optional extras from new (copy of sale invoice present): Metallic Dolphin Grey paint Full black leather upholstery Front & Rear spoilers Cross-spoke 15” BBS alloys Rear head restraints On-board computer Factory De-chroming M-tech steering wheel Front and rear mudflaps Pioneer 3500 stereo with electric aerial Total vehicle price (in Aug 1990) was £24399.24 including £2872.00 of options. There is every MOT from new, a stamped service book plus a huge bunch of original service invoices, a copy of the original purchase invoice and welcome/congratulatory letters from dealer from when the car was new in 1990. There are 2 original yellow dusters from the dealership as supplied new with the car. The car wears its original BMW dealer number plates front and rear. Service History: Godfrey Hall BMW: 23/08/90 PDI 28/08/90 Delivery 26/10/90 Running-in Inspection 1200miles 09/05/91 Oil Service 6350miles 20/08/91 Annual Check 9464miles 13/01/92 Inspection 1 12712miles 13/04/92 Annual Check 13992miles 30/10/92 Oil Service 19053miles 01/09/93 Inspection 2 25548miles 24/04/95 Inspection 1 38584miles 30/01/96 Oil Service 45489miles 10/06/97 Inspection 2 51983miles 03/11/98 Oil Service 58261miles 31/03/00 Inspection 1 64921miles 24/08/01 Oil Service 71040miles Autohaus Werkshoppe: 20/02/02 Rep timing belt 74040miles 11/09/02 Oil Service 77837miles 23/06/04 Oil & filter rep 83679miles 17/08/05 Oil Service 95030miles 19/06/07 Oil Service 101103miles Car was laid up for 6 years in 2008 and then received a full service/fluid replacement when recommissioned in Aug 2014, and has been annually serviced by myself since then.

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