1975 BMW 2002 Turbo
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Restored, Matching #s, Among the Finest Available

1975 BMW 2002 Turbo
Chassis No. 4290652
Engine No. 4290652

One of Only 1,672 Produced - Among the Finest Available
Italian-Market Delivery, Exquisitely Restored by Marque Experts
Known History from New – With Single Ownership of 40 Years
Numbers-Matching with Original Documentation, Owner's Manuals & Accessories
Offered BMW Certificate, Restoration Photo File and Invoices
Europe's First Turbocharged Production Car

Demands for increased power for its medium-sized saloon had prompted BMW to introduce the original 2002 in 1968, and it was the fuel-injected 2002tii that provided the basis for the model's ultimate expression - the Turbo - which was readily distinguishable by its deep front air dam, wheelarch extensions and boot-mounted spoiler. This top-of-the-range model had been introduced following a successful racing program that saw a works entered, turbocharger equipped 2002 win the 1969 European Touring Car Championship in the hands of Dieter Quester. Faced with having to compete against the Porsche 911 & Alfa Romeo GTA, BMW opted for 'bolt on' horsepower courtesy of a turbocharger in a compact package resulted in outstanding performance and the fastest and most exciting medium-sized sports saloon of its day. Produced for the 1973/74 season only, this rare model is rightly regarded as a modern classic and highly sought after.

4290652 offered here, was purchased new on April 29, 1975 by Gioviere Nicola of Milano, through Briancar BMW of Seregno, Italy in Silver over Black leatherette livery as it wears today. In September of 1976, this rare 2002 Turbo was transferred to Rovatti Livio of Sassuolo, Modena (MO 380375), whom would go on to own and care for this fantastic BMW for nearly 40 successive years. From late 2015-2016 the 2002 would receive a stunning restoration in Italy to like new condition, while preserving many original components. Entering restoration as a very solid, complete, matching and honest example, the Turbo would receive a meticulous complete nut-and-bolt freshening to concours standards by marque experts, with authentic BMW supplied parts. Both photo and paper documentation of the work accompanies the sale. Aside from the gorgeous cosmetic finishes it now displays, the 2002's mechanical components were fully addressed, including new engine internals and auxiliary components. Fortunately, much of the car's factory upholstery was saved and reinstalled due to its overwhelming originality and presentation. The overall results are simply stunning.

This Neue Klasse fully exemplifies quality craftsmanship and panache as one of the finest 2002 Turbos available. 4290652 comes complete with its VIN-matched original Service Manual and BMW European Service Directory in vinyl folio, Original Italian Title copy, Customs and Shipping Documentation, jack, spare and supplemental CoCo and sisal floor mats. We are pleased to offer this turn-key example which is truly one of the finest examples we have seen. Having never been concours shown or vintage toured this Turbo will surely provide abundant opportunities for its next caretaker to enjoy. Now available for worldwide purchase and delivery from our Houston, Texas showroom.

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This Vehicle is Being Sold "As-Is." No extended warranty available for this vehicle.

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We are happy to help you arrange both domestic and international shipping services with one of our preferred, insured and highly reputable carriers.

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Pursuing & Preserving Fine Automobiles Since 2005, DriverSource is a leading specialist of the classic collector market. Our unique concept of sales, service, storage and detailing is tailor-made to the enthusiast automotive lifestyle.

Terms of Sale Overview

We reserve the right to remove this listing at anytime should the vehicle no longer be available for sale. The following terms of sale apply to all of our listings.

Payment Terms:

All financial transactions must be completed prior to our release of any vehicle and its registration.

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Cash (in person), certified check, bank transfers, or 3rd-party financing.

Fees and Taxes:

Additional purchase fees for all retail buyers include: $50 Documentary Fee, $5 E-Tag fee, and Vehicle Inventory Tax of 0.2178% of the sale price (e.g. Sale Price - $10,000 @ 0.002178 = $21.78). All Texas Residents are also subject to a 6.25% Texas Sales Tax and state fees (LICENSE + REGISTRATION, and INSPECTION). Out of state buyers are responsible for all state, county, city taxes and fees, as well as title/registration fees in the state that the vehicle will be registered.


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