1982 BMW 323i Baur

1982 BMW 323i Baur
Memorial Day 2010 First Drive 1982 323i BMW Baur Lapisblau M20 5 speed #4154 of 4595 made. The car was imported to California by Dietel Enterprises. I have since changed the wheels, installed the clear turn signal lenses, and I am in the process of installing a new cabriolet roof. I have to do something about those bumpers, too. :) I love this car! To see one of the reasons why, check my post "Score One For the Good Guys" on 6/26/2011.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Project 1985 BMW 323 Baur TC Convertible - $1450 (Bangor, PA)

Thanks to our friend Artur Tadevosyan for the heads up that this project is back on the market, Craigslist in Bangor PA.

 1985 BMW 323 Baur TC Convertible - $1450 (Bangor) 

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1985 BMW
fuel: gas
title status: rebuilt
transmission: manual
1985 323 BMW Convertible. Rebuilt title. Will start on ether. Floors are rotted out. $1,450 firm.

We posted it last fall when it was also for sale.  It is a project, folks!  Here is the ad from last October:

Here is the current listing:

Thanks again, Artur!  :) 

Monday, April 25, 2016

Canada Alert! 1975 BMW 2002 Cabrio Targa EAST YORK, Ontario $18,000

Thanks to Tony RObertson for posting this in the Toronto 2002 Facebook page!  Tony reports he spotted this Baur a while ago at a shop but was unable to get any info.... and now it appears to be for sale!

Sorry I am unable to blow all the pics up.  Some websites make it very hard, dammit.  :)

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Stock Number
Exterior Colour
Interior Colour
2 doors
Fuel Type
City Fuel Economy
Hwy Fuel Economy
Vehicle History Report
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Incredibly rare BMW 2002 BAUR Targa offered for sale.
Strong driver, mechanically excellent...shows well.
Interior in great shape, fully upholstered in leather.
Will be sold certified.
Please, serious enquiries only.


Thanks for posting Tony! 

Terry Sayther's Red Cabrio Targa For Sale in Texas!

In a post in Facebook today, Terry Sayther mentioned that he has a couple of cars for sale, including two Baurs;  this Cabrio Targa, and a 1600 Voll Cabrio.

(see http://baurspotting.blogspot.com/2016/04/terry-saythers-1969-bmw-1600-voll.html)

Here is the Cabrio Targa, a 1975 2002.   I love the write up Terry did on this Cabrio Targa, so I have included it here in its entirety!  Nothing more needs to be said!

Baurspotting has featured Terry Sayther's Baurs before, btw*.

1975 Baur Bodied BMW Targa Cabriolet
Hi-perf Euro Engine, 5-speed Trans, Big Brakes, Injection
"I like unusual BMWs and the Baur Targa Cabrio 2002 certainly fits that category. The Targa is the best car for driving in Texas, in my opinion. I can drop the rear folding top with one arm from the driver’s seat and still have shade from the fixed roof. This car has fuel injection from an ’85 318i and the high energy ignition from the same car—it gets gret gas mileage, always starts, wonderful throttle response, and good power. We installed big brakes, Bilsteins, and bigger sway bars—this car is my favorite car to drive!
Rare Factory Baur Targa ConvertibleThis car is a rare factory Targa Cabriolet. Made for BMW in the BAUR factory, it has a hard top over the driver and front seat passenger. That cover comes off and stows in special brackets in the trunk. It also has a folding soft top over the back seat area—the driver just reaches one hand back to lower it at any speed.It as a very powerful 2 liter M10 engine–normal for 2002s but with higher compression for better performance. We have installed a 5-speed overdrive trans because BMW should have; we have installed bigger brakes front and rear, Bilstein shocks all the way around, bigger sway bars, a front air dam, fancy wheels, and more.This is my personal car—my favorite car to drive of all my cars. It does have some rust and, though I love the color, the paint is bad. The car was originally golf yellow.The Targa is the best of both worlds—open and closed. Someone will get one of the loves of my life by buying this car for $25k or near offer.To arrange delivery email terndeb@saytherauto.com, do NOT call to chat".


I love that write-up!  My sentiments exactly!

*Here is an earlier for sale post for this red Cabrio Targa: http://baurspotting.blogspot.com/2013/12/terry-ss-red-cabrio-targa-for-sale-in.html