1972 bmw 30 csl one of the 429 left hand drive cars built in 1972 recently imported into california from japan matching chassis and engine numbers has all correct lightweight body panels 4 speed manual transmission 30 liter inline six engine homologation model.
Bmw csl 30 1972.
The bmw 30 csl is a legendary car for a couple of reasons.
Bmw car club of america.
With increasing engine displacements and a progression of aerodynamic effects modifications the csl became the grist for the marques competition forays through 1976.
Exterior finished in it original colour of polaris silver this csl makes quite the impression when it comes into view.
The l in the designation meant leicht light unlike in other bmw designations where it meant lang long.
This 1972 bmw 30 csl is owned by jamiroquais own jay kay.
File includes correspondence with bmw group archivist service records photos and history write up.
This 1972 bmw 30 csl is one of 169 first series examples produced and was built in november 1971.
In 1972 bmw introduced the 30 csl a homologation special in the tradition of the 1800 tisa and the 2002 turbo.
Stamped into the firewall.
Utilising the e9 platform it was initially unveiled at the 1971 geneva motor show prior to being introduced in may 1972 as an homologation model for the german touring car championship developed by a separate division within bmw ag that would.
On left side of the block club.
Exterior this jaw dropping csl is finished in polaris silver a sharp and beautiful colour perfectly suited to this homologation special and one that compliments the black csl.
It was delivered to belgian importer ets.
Introduced in may 1972 the 30 csl was a homologation special built to make the car eligible for racing in the european touring car championship.
The 30 csl is a lightweight performance oriented version of the standard 30 cs30 csi coupe.
Built along three distinct series between late 1972 and 1975 bmws 30 csl the l suffix signified leicht or lightweight was truly a homologated racing car for the road.
Bmw 30 csl uk rhd nut and bolt resto just completed equipment rhd uk city pack electric windows pas scheel sports seats alloy wheels aluminium bonnet boot lid and door skins.
In september 1972 and acquired by the selling dealer in 1986 at an auction in kansas city after reportedly being repossessed by a california bank.