In the 1960s and 1970s, most Americans still bought cars from American companies. The Michigan automakers still had a strong grasp on the American car consumer. Despite this, other companies were putting out fantastic cars. The BMW 2002 was one of the best cars around. It was a car that helped Americans and other people around the world notice the fantastic things BMW was doing. It was also the car the paved the way for the venerable and highly successful BMW 3-series and most of the automaker's other current models.
Today the BMW 2002 a highly sought after automotive gem. The car looks small and simple by today’s standards, but it still has all the same charm and on-road prowess that it did back in the day. This example from 1972 is immaculate. It has the original Malaga Red paint and under 100,000 miles on its odometer. It’s obviously been driven but only sparingly. Its previous owners seem to have taken good care of the car. The paint looks fantastic, and the seller has included underbody photos that show the model is solid and virtually rust free.
Here are its details:
- 92,000 miles
- 1972 model year
- 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with a 292 cam upgrade
- Four-speed manual
- Rear-wheel drive
- Original tobacco tan interior
- Original BMW OEM toolkit
- Tii mag wheels (original steel mag wheels with hubcaps are available)