2005 BMW E46 M3 CS

Lot: 727

Sold for (£): 20,680
Offered for sale is a 3.2L 2005 BMW E46 M3 CS automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 5 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 108 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

The best bits of the 'CSL' for considerably less money...


  • Looking fabulous in Interlagos blue with stunning 19" forged alloys
  • From the CSL; bigger brakes, quick rack, revised springs, and 'M-Track' mode function
  • Enthusiast owned last 5 years, Over £7,000 spent since 2014 (see vendor notes)
  • Extensive history. MOT until July 2018. 85,000 miles



Lot Details

Registration: SF05YNY RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 2005 Engine size: 3.2L
Make: BMW Odometer reading (miles): 85000
Model: E46 M3 CS MOT expiry: 2018-07-15
Warranted: Yes Chassis number: WBSBL92050PP87397

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 108 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


BMW professionally re-sprayed complete front end (bumper, bonnet, wings) in late 2016 so no stone chips whatsoever on this car.


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


Alcantara hand brake and steering wheel, plus unique 'Cube' aluminium trim.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Sounds incredible - as it should. No issues.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


SMG II gearbox. It has a steering wheel mounted paddle shift that is the same as the CSL. New clutch and flywheel in August 2017, SMG pump motor and accumulator in Jan 2017.

Running Gear

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


New rear bushes, pads and disks in Jan 2017; rear brake pipes and flexi-hoses in Feb 2016; alloys refurbished in Dec 2015; front discs and pads in May 2014.


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


Serviced in BMW main dealer network until 2013 and 61k. then by BMW specialist thereafter. Over £7k. spent since 2014 to keep in top condition and extensive history with receipts present.

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