The gorgeous 1969 BMW 2002 Sunroof Coupe featured here is finished in the stunning color combination of Colorado Orange over a black interior. This particular example was sold new by German Motors in La Habra, California and was meticulously maintained by its original owner until 1992. Afterwards, the original owner passed the car along to his son, who maintained his fathers prized BMW until 2002. A California car from new, this example still wears its original 1969 blue California license plates, which correspond to an accompanying 1992 California registration in the name of the original owner. This BMW was comprehensively restored a few years ago which included a full engine rebuild by a marque specialist, and has only been driven less than 4000 miles since. This rare 2002 Sunroof Coupe performs wonderfully and is one of the best examples that can be found on the market today! An outstanding array of documentation accompany this 2002 including the original books as well as the original service book which contains service stamps until 1984, receipts from 1987 until 2015, a set of 1969 BMW press photos, tool kit, jack and more! We are proud to offer this stunning 1969 BMW 2002 Sunroof Coupe to the most astute collector, investor or enthusiast who appreciates documented history and wonderful condition. Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Ready to make an investment that you can actually enjoy? Please contact one of our expert sales consultants for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence.
History of the BMW 2002
BMW had been considering a 2-door coupe model as early as 1963 and quickly realized they could shorten the New Class sedan model introduced in 1962. Director of design, Wilhelm Hofmeister, tasked Georg Betram and Mafred Rennen to design the new car, while Hofmeister oversaw the interior. The final design featured the New Class sedan shape with only two doors, a slightly different front end, and a shortened wheelbase of 98.4 inches. Power was derived from the 1,600cc sedan engine and thus the model was called the 1600-2 upon its 1966 release. Not long after, two separate BMW employees decided to upgrade their 1600 coupes with 2,000cc engines. After a chance meeting at the factory with their 2-liter 2-doors, a formal proposal was made to the company’s board of directors to mass produce the model. At the same time importer Max Hoffman was pressuring BMW to produce a more powerful 02 Series Coupe as both the motoring press and the American public had started a love affair with the 1600-2. The aptly named 2002 debuted in 1968 with a 100 horsepower 1,990cc single overhead cam engine. It received rave reviews and production lasted until 1975 when the 3-Series Coupe made its debut. To this day, the 2002 remains a popular model with BMW collectors and enthusiasts.
High Retail: $39,300.00
High Retail Value
This vehicle would be in excellent condition overall. It could be a completely restored or an extremely well maintained original vehicle showing very minimal wear. The exterior paint, trim, and mechanics are not in need of reconditioning. The interior would be in excellent condition. Note: This value does not represent a “100 Point” or “# 1” vehicle *.* “100 Point” or “# 1” vehicle is not driven. It would generally be in a museum or transported in an enclosed trailer to concourse judging and car shows. This type of car would be stored in a climate-regulated facility.
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