1972 BWM 3.0 CSL


1972 3.0 CSL #2212279: One of 169 first series carbureted versions of the 3.0 CSL produced from May 1971 through July 1972. The restoration work on this car began in 1993 or 1994 when a Weber-carbureted and tuned 3.5 engine and a five speed manual gear box were sourced and installed. The remainder of the restoration was performed with advice from acknowledged “guru” Richard Conway, parts sourced from Carl Nelson and the effort overseen by Denver’s Paul Schultz. The restoration, which included and exterior color change to black, was finished in 1997, culminating in this outstanding CSL.

This 3.0 CSL retains it’s lightweight aluminum doors, fuel-filler door, hood, trunk lid and the Resart/Glass Plexiglas rear and quarter windows. It is also complete with the correct wheels, front valance, sport seats and factory-correct BMW Tricolor decals. A documentation file folder containing history, service, and restoration records accompanies the sale of the car. Importantly, the vehicle’s original matching numbers engine block, numbered 2212279 is included in the sale of the car.

  • 3.5 liter motor upgrade
  • 6 cylinder Engine
  • Twin Webber Dual-Choke Carburetors
  • 250 Horsepower
  • 4 Wheel Hydraulic disc Brakes
  • Independent MacPherson Strut Front suspension
  • Independent rear suspension with semi-trailing arms and coil springs
  • Original 3.0 matching engine block available
  • 5 Alpina wheels
  • Side and rear windows are Plexiglas per lightweight specifications
  • Light weight rear fiberglass bumper
  • Original aluminum hood, doors and trunk lid per factory specs
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