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It is time to wave goodbye to one of our favorite, modern offerings from the ever-changing BMW marque. This low mile, four-door example of the last normally aspirated M3 is outfitted in our ideal specification. Wearing a striking color combination, our M3 was ordered with the 'analog driver' in mind, with three pedals and lacking that heavy, sliding glass roof atop the highest point of the car. Its fantastic, ‘S65B40’ V8 engine, as it was known by BMW and the geekier public, was a unit screwed together by the same individuals involved with the Formula 1 program at that time. With an 8,400RPM redline, this high-revving lump is something very special and it would appear we won't see anything like it again in something dressed as a family car.

This particular example has been fitted with some subtle modifications to make the car something different from the rest, but not deviating too much from the great, original recipe. Note that all the original equipment, including original 18” wheels, will be available to the new owner.

2009 BMW M3 4-Door

Alpine White III
Fox Red Nappa leather
33,700 miles
6-speed manual transmission
Technology Package (Includes EDC, M Dynamic Mode, etc.)
No Moonroof
Fold-down rear seats
Navigation system
Transferable 'Hendrick Auto Guard Warranty' until July 2016

Extras and Modifications:

H&R Sport Plus springs (designed to be used with factory EDC suspension)
H&R Trak 13mm spacers (Front)
BBS RG-R 19x8.5/10” forged, lightweight wheels
Michelin Pilot PS-2 Ultra High Performance tires
Eisenmann Sport cat-back stainless-steel exhaust (milder of the two sound levels – produces a tolerable, authoritative exhaust tone)
US Market reflectors deleted on front bumper for European specification appearance
Satin Black side and kidney grill trim
3M Invisible bra (Recently re-done)


Exterior: Wearing its original paint on all surfaces, sans front bumper cover, this M3 has lived a sheltered life, never driven in inclement weather during its current ownership. The body and paintwork are nearly flawless, almost without sign of wear, thanks to a liberal use of 3M invisible bra in many of the most vulnerable areas since sold new. This M-car has never been involved in any accidents and has a clean CarFax report.

Interior: Inside this BMW shows like it would have in 2009. The Fox Red Nappa leather is unscathed, and very supple, being routinely cleaned and conditioned using “Leatherique” products. The contrasting black carpet is clean and shows no sign of spills or stains. All electronic and convenience functions are in perfect working order. Both the original carpeted and genuine BMW, all-weather floor mats are included.

Mechanical: This M3 has been treated to maintenance even more thorough than what the manufacturer recommends, with engine oil being changed twice between normal BMW intervals using the recommended Castrol TWS 10w60 engine oil. All maintenance records are available (please inquire). During its current ownership, the car has enjoyed a mature caretaker that only used it sparingly for fair weather adventures and has not seen any use on the racetrack whatsoever. This very capable sedan drives and feels just like an M3 should.


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