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Rare Imola Red - Low 75000 Miles - High Specification
Serious Value - Stunning Convertible
Impressive Condition Over £32000 New

The Car
Take one look at the convertible and you appreciate the trouble BMW took to make
the E46 convertible lower, wider and longer with a more steeply raked windscreen.
It is from every angle nothing less than a stunning exceptional vehicle. This,
a fantastic genuine specimen sporting the correct desirable options insuring
long term solid residuals. The models secret lies in its rigid quality structure
that makes it near impossible to determine the difference between this & four door
coupe motoring. This is the final incarnation of the E46 model falling on an 06
plate, these cars have now stopped depreciating and are becoming rather sought
after. A great investment modern classic.

Note the keen aggressive looks of the factory M specced car. This face lifted
model features the broader kidney grill and the higher setting of the indicators
to the front wings. Deeper & broader front and rear bumpers, fully de chromed
& revised side skirts. Lightweight 18 inch rims, bigger more powerful brakes
and the main event being the M suspension and dynamic stability control, the
M sport models also have a tuned exhaust.

Performance - Why the 325?
Performance alone is mere figures and don't do justice to the creaminess of
the throttle response, the flexibility of the engine nor the brilliant balancing
of all the major controls. Over 90% of its torque is available from as low as
1,500rpm, making this an extremely effective cross country tool. The note from
the car exhaust is a muted deep rumble of power. Predictably impressive sixty
arrives occupying just under 7 secs and a top speed in excess of 150 mph. The
cars electronics constantly monitor its pitch and yaw making this 192bhp rear
wheel drive sports car safer on a wet road than almost all other cars. Strong
on economy will return easily 35 - 40 mpg on the run as lots of power doing
little work and wont harm your pocket. It is widely known that the 6 cylinder
2.5 unit is the best BMW made, its not stressed and is not typically hammered
by the speedsters that bought the 330 model. The Party Piece A clever piece of
kit as well. Should the Automatic traction control and stability systems
included as standard not be enough to prevent the car flipping over, strong
steel beams instantly shoot out from behind the rear head restraints to protect
the occupants skulls. When folded, the hood sits neatly under a metal cover.
Redesigned front seats, unique to the convertible, incorporate the seat belts
into their structure, rather than attaching them separately to the car body.
The triple-layer hood itself has a padded lining to reduce wind noise and there
is a proper glass rear window, with demister, in place of the old easily
scratched plastic pane that plagues so many soft tops. The BMW 3 Series
Convertible is the best in the business.

What Sets It Apart?
This is a very highly specified model from the factory that specced cost in
excess of £35000 when you add up all the cost options. To this end as a used
buy it represents exceptional value for money with little pain to be with
depreciation, its done all its going to do.

M Sport Pack
M Aerodynamic body styling
M Rear Spoiler M Sports suspension
High-gloss shadow line
M Sports steering wheel
Sports seats
M Sports door sill
M Interior trim
Full Alcantara sports seats

Optional Specification
18 " MV 2 double spoke alloys
Fully electric seats - memory for driver
Rear park control
Drivers centre armrest
6 disc cd changer
Front Centre Armrest

Standard Specification
2.5 6 cly 24 V Stock 192 bhp
Anti-Lock Brakes
Dynamic Stability Control
Pokadot Aluminium dash inlay
Automatic Air Conditioning
Adaptive headlights
Cruise Control
Rain Sensor with Auto Headlight
Electric Front & Rear Windows
Electric Door Mirrors
Remote Central Door Locking
Adjustable Steering Column
Multi Function Steering Wheel
On Board Computer
Power Assisted Steering
Front Fog Lights
Dual Zone Climate Control
Rear armrest
Window tints
Bmw security alarm

Cosmetically as the pictures bear testament to it is in excellent glossy order given
its few years, with no negatives i.e no dings dents or scratches and little in the way
of anything you could point your finger at, looks far younger than its years.
The paint is superb with a wet look finish thanks to some intensive detailing
with Meguiars products. The condition of this car is way above average for miles
it has covered and without any stretch of the imagination it is in excellent
used condition. Genuinely looks & drives half the mileage. The cabin in particular
remains very box fresh with very clean seats which should suit even the fussiest
of tastes, the drivers seat is very straight as pictured, the rear and boot area
barely used. Everything in full working order. The engine bay is as new and all
four arches - a common area for rust, are blemish free.

Servicing & Other Information

Nothing outstanding. Drives utterly without fault with a real gem of an engine that
is super smooth and silent from cold through hot. The last service was at just under
72000 miles inclusive of the oil filter, a brake caliper got replaced alongside 2
new suspension arm bushes and a brake pipe. Also recently, bot front discs and pads
were changed. Wheels & Tyres Proper genuine lightweight MV 2 rims, not cheap
heavy poorly balanced imitations that compromise the ride. The tyres are all
recent and still as new. I have just had the alloys professionally restored
inside and out to an extremely high standard, they looks as new. I also replaced
the centre caps and M stripe badges.

* Totally original & not tampered with at all
* Mot 08.01.2019 with no advisories
* 3 former keepers
* Hpi Clear in all respects with documentation
* 2 remote keys
* Immaculate engine bay (looks as new)
* Clean load area
* Toolkit


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