1982 BMW 323i Baur

1982 BMW 323i Baur
Memorial Day 2010 First Drive 1982 323i BMW Baur Lapisblau M20 5 speed #4154 of 4595 made. The car was imported to California by Dietel Enterprises. I have since changed the wheels, installed the clear turn signal lenses, and I am in the process of installing a new cabriolet roof. I have to do something about those bumpers, too. :) I love this car! To see one of the reasons why, check my post "Score One For the Good Guys" on 6/26/2011.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

A Georgia Peach! 1985 BMW 323i $8,400, Alpharetta Georgia!

1985 BMW 323i $8,400

Congratulations and welcome to Ted Rowe, who sent me this listing for his 1985 323i Baur, currently for sale in Alpharetta, GA.  Baur number is B43544-13, and since it is NOT listed in the International Baur Registry, it qualifies as a NEW FIND! 

Congrats, Ted!


Seller's comments:

This is actually a 2-owner 323i Baur TC2 factory convertible conversion. Extremely rare car---less than 20 imported into the US. Fully federalized with all EPA paperwork. M-Technic suspension and the 189hp Euro 2.3i motor. Extensive maintenance records. A rare collector car opportunity for the BMW enthusiast! Car is in good original shape. Needs some general maintenance (timing belt, tune up, etc). I just replaced the fuel pump and filter for $1100. Starts immediately and idles very smoothly, but can hesitate on acceleration. It also needs a new rear top--shouldn't be more than $800 or so. Otherwise, car is in excellent shape per the photos. Absolutely no rust on panels--chrome is in good shape. Car has always been covered and in a garage. All switches and lights in the car work! I have several other cars and this one doesn't get the love it deserves anymore. I have over 100 pages of records for the car and the original bill of sale from the dealer. I bought this car from the original owner in 1992.

N.B.  Autotrader doesn't recognize Euro models, so it will not let the seller post it as a 323i.  It is, in fact, a 323i, per Ted, the seller.  This is a common issue, btw.   For example, I had to register my 1982 323i Baur as a 320i with the State of Connecticut and my insurance company for the same reason.  

B43544-13











Exterior:
Black
Interior:
Black
Mileage68,538
Body StyleConvertible
Drive Type2 wheel drive - rear
Engine6-Cylinder
TransmissionManual
FuelGasoline
MPGInformation Unavailable
Stock #Information Unavailable
VINWBAAA710109600124
ATC Car IDAT-1BDD29EA

Seller Comments

This is actually a 2-owner 323i Baur TC2 factory convertible conversion. Extremely rare car---less than 20 imported into the US. Fully federalized with all EPA paperwork. M-Technic suspension and the 189hp Euro 2.3i motor. Extensive maintenance records. A rare collector car opportunity for the BMW enthusiast! Car is in good original shape. Needs some general maintenance (timing belt, tune up, etc). I just replaced the fuel pump and filter for $1100. Starts immediately and idles very smoothly, but can hesitate on acceleration. It also needs a new rear top--shouldn't be more than $800 or so. Otherwise, car is in excellent shape per the photos. Absolutely no rust on panels--chrome is in good shape. Car has always been covered and in a garage. All switches and lights in the car work! I have several other cars and this one doesn't get the love it deserves anymore. I have over 100 pages of records for the car and the original bill of sale from the dealer. I bought this car from the original owner in 1992.

Private Seller

678-522-8929
Alpharetta, GA 30004


https://www.autotrader.com/cars-for-sale/vehicledetails.xhtml?listingId=467479018&makeCode1=BMW&modelCode1=325E

Good luck with your sale, Ted! 

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

1936-7 DKW F5 Luxus Cabriolet by Karosserie Baur! Preis: 12.000 € VB Spoiler Alert: It's A Project, Folks!

Looking for a Challenge?  That one-of-a-kind Baur project that you can rest assured you will NEVER see another one coming the other way?  


Well, your prayers have been answered!  ;) 

Thanks again to Till Meisner for the link to this sale (below)!  

Check out this 1936-7 DKW F5 Luxus Cabriolet by Karosserie Baur!  Baur goes back to 1910, btw.  
Here is an excerpt from the Baur Chronological Chart*: 
1936 - 1941Development and production of the DKW F5, F7 and F8
Full Disclosure:  This is what it COULD look like!

Full Disclosure:  This is also what it COULD look like! 
This is what it ACTUALLY looks like now!
Another pic of what it ACTUALLY does looks like!

Still interested?  ;)  


Preis: 12.000 € VB

Seller's comments:
Offer
DKW F5 luxury convertible - body Baur - year of construction ca 1936/37
99% complete
Full restoration necessary
Location near Chemnitz
Price suggestions welcome

Biete
DKW F5 Luxus Cabriolet - Karosserie Baur - Baujahr ca 1936/37
99% komplett
Vollrestauration notwendig
Standort Nähe Chemnitz
Preisvorschläge willkommen


https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-anzeige/automobil-dkw-f5-luxus-cabriolet-karosserie-baur-oldtimer/788125458-216-3958

*http://baurspotting.blogspot.com/2012/06/baur-history-chronological-chart.html

Thanks again, Till Meisner!  Great stuff!  ;) 

1955 BMW 501 Baroque Angel Rare 2-door Convertible by Baur! Whoa! Price? 210.000 €

A VERY Special Treat today, thanks to Till Meisner, who sent me the link to this information the other day!  This is a 1955 BMW 501, known as 'The Baroque Angel', that was converted to a Cabrio by Baur!  A Rare Bird indeed! 

Preis: 210.000 €


We do know that Lothar Schuettler in Maryland owns a beautiful 1956 BMW 502 Baur.  You can see Lothar's Baurs here*.

And stay tuned for ANOTHER amazing Baur find from Till!  Coming up soon!  ;) 

Thank you, Till!  What a great find!  






Seller's Comments:
I offer here my BMW 501 Baroque Angel in the rare version as a 2-door convertible. It is one of about 50 special cars built by Baur in Stuttgart for BMW. The history is clearly understandable, there are Fiva and Deuvet passport and can be immediately rewritten to the new owner.

The vehicle was originally green with green roof and was equipped by the first owner in 1967 with brake booster and hazard warning lights. It also got the more powerful 95 hp V8 engine and the fenders of the 502 (front with fog lights, rear with the larger taillights).

From the 2nd owner of the BMW was completely restored from 1979 to 1982. In this course, a very fine color combination was chosen: The exterior paint is since silver-metallic, the dashboard is painted blue. For this purpose, the hood was chosen in dark blue and the interior leather also in dark blue.

The BMW was driven by me regularly in the last 2 years. Since then, the battery and the antenna have been renewed and a contemporary radio (with aux connection) installed.

There is a Classic Data appraisal report from 2016 with the grade 2+ over 247,500 euros.

Convertible / Roadster
oldtimer
accident free
Displacement: 2600 cc
Number of doors: 2/3 doors
Number of seats: 5
Emission class: -
Environmental badge: 4 (Green)
Number of vehicle owners: 3
HU: 9/2018
Color: Silver Metallic
Color (manufacturer): -
Interior: Full leather
Interior color: Other
Airbags: -

domestic equipments
MP3 interface, fog lights, tuner / radio

The price is negotiable.

private provider

96450 Coburg
Germany
Ort:
96450 Bayern - Coburg
Erstellungsdatum:
08.01.2018
Anzeigennummer:
788138208
Marke:
BMW
Modell:
Andere
Kilometerstand:
80.000
Erstzulassungsjahr:
1955
Erstzulassungsmonat:
06
Fahrzeugtyp:
Cabrio
Kraftstoffart:
Benzin
Leistung (PS):
95
Getriebe:
Manuell
Beschädigtes Fahrzeug:
Nein
TÜV Monat:
09
TÜV Jahr:
2018
Ausstattung:
LederausstattungGrüne Umweltplakette
Ich biete hier meinen BMW 501 Barockengel in der seltenen Ausführung als 2-türiges Cabriolet an. Es handelt sich um eines von ca. 50 Sonderkarossen, die die Firma Baur in Stuttgart für BMW gebaut hat. Die Historie ist klar nachvollziehbar, es liegen Fiva- und Deuvet-Pass vor und können sofort auf den neuen Eigentümer umgeschrieben werden.

Das Fahrzeug war ursprünglich grün mit grünem Verdeck und wurde vom Erstbesitzer 1967 mit Bremkraftverstärker und Warnblinkanlage ausgestattet. Außerdem erhielt es den stärkeren V 8 Motor mit 95 PS und die Kotflügel des 502 (vorne mit Nebelscheinwerfern, hinten mit den größeren Rücklichtern).

Vom 2. Besitzer wurde der BMW von 1979 bis 1982 komplett restauriert. In diesem Zuge wurde auch eine sehr edle Farbkombination gewählt: Die Außenlackierung ist seitdem Silber-Metallic, das Amaturenbrett ist blau lackiert. Dazu wurde das Verdeck in Dunkelblau gewählt und die Innenausstattung Leder ebenfalls in Dunkelblau.

Der BMW wurde von mir in den letzten 2 Jahren regelmäßig gefahren. Seitdem wurden die Batterie und die Antenne erneuert sowie ein zeitgenössisches Radio (mit Aux-Anschluss) eingebaut.

Es liegt ein Classic Data Wertgutachten aus dem Jahre 2016 mit der Note 2+ über 247.500 Euro vor.

Cabrio/Roadster
Oldtimer
Unfallfrei
Hubraum: 2600 cm³
Anzahl der Türen: 2/3 Türen
Anzahl Sitzplätze: 5
Schadstoffklasse: --
Umweltplakette: 4 (Grün)
Anzahl der Fahrzeughalter: 3
HU: 9/2018
Farbe: Silber Metallic
Farbe (Hersteller): --
Innenausstattung: Vollleder
Farbe der Innenausstattung: Andere
Airbags: --

Ausstattung
MP3-Schnittstelle, Nebelscheinwerfer, Tuner/Radio

Der Preis ist Verhandlungsbasis.

Privatanbieter

96450 Coburg
Deutschland

https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-anzeige/bmw-bmw-501-originales-baur-cabriolet-eines-von-50/788138208-216-6936

Lothar Schuettler's Baurs:
http://baurspotting.blogspot.com/2012/08/lothar-schuettlers-prize-winning-baur.html

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

RARE! 1986 BMW 325e BAUR TC2 - $6000 (La Mirada) California!


 RARE! 1986 BMW 325e BAUR TC2 - $6000 (La Mirada) California! 

I found this when surfing the internet tonight!  Baur number unknown a this point, but stay tuned!  ;)


















Rare 1986 E30 BMW 325e BAUR TC2 5spd 2.7ltr Inline 6. It was built for the European market by BAUR Coach Builders in Germany. It's a grey market vehicle registered in California. It's registered as a Non-Op since 2013, but it's driven once a week around the neighborhood. Mechanically it works great and it should pass smog. Engine has been rebuilt with approximately 4,000 miles on it. Needs new paint, new interior, very little body work, and some electrical work. Great first hobby car to restore. $6,000 obo

condition: fair 
cylinders: 6 cylinders 
drive: rwd 
fuel: gas 
odometer: 186000 
paint color: red 
size: compact 
title status: clean 
transmission: manual 
type: convertible 


https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/6459077179.html

Kurt Calleja's TC2 325e Project in Queensland, Australia!

Kurt Calleja of Queensland, Australia contacted me yesterday with some questions about his newly acquired 1986 325e.  And it turns out to be another NEW FIND!  Congrats, Kurt, and welcome to Baurspotting!  



Here is his message:
Hey is there a registry for E30 Baurs 🙂 recently i came across this and obviously couldn't not buy it 😀 hopefully the restoration starts soon once i finish my E21 restoration which im currently doing 🙂

Here is his Baur number:  #6394, which is not yet listed in the International Baur Registry! 




Good luck with your projects, Kurt--- both of them!---and please keep us posted on your progress!  


Monday, January 15, 2018

1984 TC2 323i in Australia!


1984 BMW CONVERTIBLE CABROLET, BAUR TC, COLLECTOR CAR, NO RESERVE,6 CYL, P PLATE



Thanks to John Wood on the BMW CQ E30 Register on Facebook in Australia for the heads up on this relished Baur.  After a run of red Baurs from Australia recently, it is nice to see a different color!  














Item specifics

Condition:
Used: An item that has been used previously. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of ... Read more
Date of Manufacture: 01/1984
VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): 00 0427242930
 Get the Vehicle History Report
Kilometres: 280,297
For Sale by: Private SellerFuel Type: Petrol
Type of Title: Clear (most titles)Doors: 2
Manufacturer: BMWColour: White
Model: 323Registration Number: UNREDGISTERED
Options: ConvertibleBody Type: Convertible
Right, Left Hand Drive: Right-Hand DriveCar Type: Passenger Vehicles
Transmission: AutomaticExtras: Air Conditioning
  RELISTED DUE TO NON PAYING BIDDER AGAIN
                                                             ( MRSPACECADET23 ) 
                                     I have sold this car twice and nobody has paid or picked up  

                                            IF YOU DONT HAVE THE FUNDS   DONT BIDD
                                                          IT REALLY IS THAT SIMPLE 

                                                                    NO RESERVE     

EBAY WONT LET ME PUT IN LOCAL PICK UP ONLY FOR POSTAGE ????????????
                  SO IGNORE WHAT EVER THEY HAVE WRITEN   
   

This car has been sitting in a shed for 3 years until I bought it a while back, put in a battery and some fuel and it started straight up, drove around the block about 5 times and every thing works fine and drives beautifully.
 It has been out of rego for three years now

Very quiet and powerfull being the sought after 6 cylinder model, al mechanicalls seem fine including the 4 speed automatic trans,

I had a auto electricion look at the car and it was a wire from the ignition to the starter that was faulty he replaced that and it now starts and runs fine but needs a service, Should also drain the 3 year old fuel and replace with fresh,

Air conditioner isnt as cold as should be so will need regas again from sitting, there is no battery with the car only one put in to test drive it.

Seats have some wear were driver gets in and rear seat has crack in top middle of the leather,
dash has some cracking also

Looks like original paint but drivers  mudgaurd is slightly different colour when you look real hard

The only rust in the car in in the rear quarters behind the wheel on both sides but is an easy fix, no other rust that I can find, car is very straight and has been looked after.

Four new tires on original BMW rims, this is a stunning looking car and with a little work would be a cheap first car or P PLATER

Doesnt blow smoke or make any strange noises, Have all paper work and owners books etc and has been in AUST since new.

The roof can be put all the way down or just the rear and leave the top piece on or you can take the top piece off and leave the back up or leave both parts on and just raise the top section about 50 mm for ventilation.

This car is 34 years old so YES it does have some scratches and marks but is very nice condition for its age and would make a great first car or put on club rego and cruise on the weekends ($45 per year )

I have removed the spoiler from the boot but can be replaced in a couple of minutes if you like and                   there is no holes drilled in boot, ( spoiler is included ) last photo is with spoiler on

                                Very rare car if you google 1984 BMW BAUR CABROLET
                                there are some late 80s models but not the  early ones

                      Car is for sale elsewhere and reserve the right to remove add at any time



IF YOU HAVE TO ASK YOUR CARER , MUM, PAROLE OFFICER ETC DO SO BEFORE BIDDING                                                                       NOT AFTER

NO I DONT KNOW HOW MUCH TO DELIVER TO YOUR PLACE GET A QUOTE BEFORE BIDDING
IF YOU DONT HAVE THE MONEY DONT BIDD,  IT REALLY IS THAT SIMPLE 
,                      THE CAR IS AT TWEED HEADS SOUTH NSW 2486


MY PREFFERED FORM OF PAYMENT IS BANK TRANSFER OR CASH ON PICK UP

WILL HELP LOAD THIS END AND WORK WITH YOU COURIER ETC

PAYMENT TO BE MADE WITHIN 3 DAYS AND PICKED UP WITHIN 4 WEEKS


https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1984-BMW-CONVERTIBLE-CABROLET-BAUR-TC-COLLECTOR-CAR-NO-RESERVE-6-CYL-P-PLATE-/232630048081?fromMakeTrack=true

Thank you, John!