2002 BMW 330CI Cabriolet (E46)

Three owner example from 10 year ownership showing just 61,259 miles;  lovely spec featuring M-Sport options with potent 228bhp 3.0 straight six engine and auto/tiptronic 'box

Supplied new in March 2002 by Dunedin BMW Ltd this lovely E46 generation 330CI Cabriolet is finished in Titan silver with contrasting and desirable Dakota black M-sport leather interior featuring electric operation and driver memory function.  Inside we find polished Burr walnut trim, automatic Xenon lights with wash facility, auto-dimming rear view mirror, multi-function steering wheel with cruise control, OBC, traction control, rain sensitive wipers, automatic digital climate control, rear parking sensors and BMW Business radio CD with changer in the boot.

Powered by the torquey and potent 3.0-litre straight-six engine developing 228bhp, driven here through automatic/tiptronic transmission with sport mode, a preferred choice for many given this engine and 'box work so well together.  The hood is of course fully automated and matches the black interior, with heated rear screen. Sitting on freshly refurbished 17" 7-spoke original alloy wheels with new centre caps shod in new Pirelli tyres all round, the car looks very good, and completely unmolested. 

Showing just 61,259 miles covered by its three owners, the current of ten years, the car looks in exemplary condition and as such, represents a most appealing choice given many have covered double that being so usable and practical with seating for four and proper boot, which here, includes original tool kit, warning triangle and spare.  The history file includes the V5C, 2 keys, owner's pack and service book showing 5 stamps including PDI, the last at 42,178 miles in June 2010 by Greenend Motors and a further 2 stamps for brake fluid changes along with current MOT valid until October 2021 with a series of minot advisories including dis-colouration of the indicator lenses, number plate and cracking evident to two tyres - all tyres have since been replaced.

These E46 generation BMW's are great cars and arguably the last of BMWs more analogue models, offering proper driving fun with great reliability and market appeal. It should come as no suprise that several of the team here run 6-pot E46 3-series as daily drives - proper Modern Classics.

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Reg No: SK02EUF
Chassis Number: WBABS52070EH96665
Engine Number: 29185014
Engine Size: 2979
Docs: V5C; 1 old MOT, owner's pack & service book with 5 stamps +2 further

Estimate: £5,000+

Lot 119

Lot ended

Thursday 01/04/2021

Hammer Price (inc. buyers premium)

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