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The BMW 3.0 was powered by a 3.0 liter six-cylinder engine that produced 180 horsepower. Displacement size was increased to 3.2-liters beginning in 1973, though it still retained the '3.0 CSL' name. Neerpasch and Braqungart improved the vehicles downforce by adding a deep front air dam, increased the fenders, and added a trunk-lip spoiler.
It won its class at Le Mans in 1973 and scored a slew of wins and podium places in racing series across Europe and around the world. Originally offered with a displacement of 2986cc before having it enlarged to 3003cc, then 3153cc and finally 3498cc with the roll-out of the 3.5 CSL. Stylistically, the BMW 3.0 CSL was a tour de force.
BMW 3.0 CSL 1973 1 of 1265. Highlights • Rare CSL • Recaro seats • 6 cylinder Alpina engine • Original matching numbers engine block • 5-speed manual gearbox. This rare '' lightweight '' BMW 3.0 CSL was delivered new in Germany in the year 1973.
Auction Sales History. 1973 BMW 3.0 L CSL 2275227 – sold for €127,600 The ” Zertifikat ” provided by BMW indicates that the 3.0 CSL on offer left the production line on 18 December 1972 and was delivered new to the garage BMW AG Niederlassung in Stuttgart. It was registered on 15 February 1973 to a German who kept the car until May 1976.
Comments. 1973 BMW 3.0 CSL s/n 2275047, Engine no. 2275047 Polaris Silver with Black Interior BMW’s model line of the 1950s consisted of large expensive cars produced in very small numbers, such as the 501, 502, 503, and 507, and the single cylinder Isetta.
BMW 3.0 CSi E9. In 1973, the engine in the 3.0 CSL was given another, more substantial increase in displacement to 3,153 cc (192.4 cu in) by increasing the stroke to 84 mm (3.3 in). This final version of the 3.0 CSL was homologated in July 1973 along with an aerodynamic package including a large air dam, short fins running along the front fenders,...
In June 1973, the ultimate, and final, 3.0 CSL specification was homologated. The engine was enlarged further, this time to 3,153 cc, by increasing the stroke to 84 mm, with the car also receiving a heavily updated aerodynamics package, developed at the Stuttgart University.
3.0 CSL. Introduced in May 1972, the 3.0 CSL was a homologation special built to make the car eligible for racing in the European Touring Car Championship. 1,265 were built. The "L" in the designation meant leicht (light), unlike in other BMW designations, where it meant lang (long).
BMW 3.0 CSL. The canted-over, single-overhead-cam straight-six was then fuel injected, and it was in such form that the 200bhp (149kW) CSL went to the UK in October 1972, complete with standard CS/CSi bumpers and most of the luxury items reinstated for the 'City Pack' specification.
History of the 1972-1975 BMW 3.0CSL. When BMW launched its two-door, 6-cylinder CS line of sport coupes in 1968 (internally designated the E9), only the badge on the nose and the twin kidney bean grille resembled BMW's other two-door sport coupe offering, the 2002. With straight-6 power in displacements ranging from 2.5- to 3.5-liters and a longer,...