1999 BMW Z3 M Coupé

Lot: 270

Sold for (£): 23,650
Offered for sale is a 3.2L 1999 BMW Z3 Mcoupe manual that has been with the current owner for the last 14 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 109 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Three owners, rhd, manual gearbox car showing 68,000 miles...

  • RHD for the Australian market. Owned for 14 years, imported in Jan 2017 on a NOVA. Now registered
  • Really smart in Estoril Blue with a complementing Black and Grey Nappa interior
  • Vanos replaced at 63,607 miles. Regular oil changes and replacement of various parts.
  • Good service history. Over £27,000 spent since 2004. BMW booklets. Stamped service book with receipts


Lot Details

Registration: S469 TCV RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1999 Engine size: 3.2L
Make: BMW Odometer reading (miles): 68444
Model: Z3 Mcoupe MOT expiry: 2018-11-28
Warranted: No Chassis number: LB29249

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 109 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Imperfections are v minor. Wheels refurbished in 2016, rear and front bumpers resprayed in 2014 and 2015 respectively. Rear boot struts replaced in 2015.


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


See photos - Normal wear and tear on driver's seat and steering wheel leather. Passengers seat has little use. Plastic cover to CD changer and speaker in boot has a light mark.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


No modifications. Vanos replaced at 63,607 miles. Regular oil changes and replacement of various parts. See service and maintenance history. Ever since 2004, the fuel pump has made a “grumbling” noise when the car is first started in cold weather, then the noise goes away as the car warms up. Replacing the fuel filter twice and the fuel pump once to attempt to address this, has had no effect - therefore not considered a problem.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


No known faults. Transmission mounts replaced at 67,977 miles.

Running Gear

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


Rear shock mounts replaced at 43,823 miles. Shock absorbers and springs replaced at 56,929 miles. Regular brake fluid changes, most recently in 2017. Front tyres have had 5,600 miles of use, rear tyres 9,800 miles.


Minor: Major:


Car kept on trickle charger in garage. Air conditioner/ heater rebuilt in 2016. Headlight bulbs replaced in 2016. Windscreen washer pump replaced in 2017. Gear stick knob does not illuminate. This could be fixed by soldering 2 wires under the leather gear shift boot, to the knob.

Vehicle History


Fully service history and regular maintenance inspections by BMW / BMW specialist supported by service books and since 2004, invoices. Over £27,000 spent on servicing and maintenance from 2004 to date..

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