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1995 BMW M3 Lightweight

WINTER HARVEST - Barrett-Jackson
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
$385,000
Sale Price
1371
Lot Number
#2
Original
Barrett-Jackson
Auction House
Chassis No. WBSBF9322SEH08048. Alpine White with M graphics over black cloth. 3.0-L, 240-hp S50 I-6, 5-speed manual.

EVALUATION : Original | From the Paul Walker collection and represented with just 4,600 miles. There is no noticeable wear anywhere. Phenomenal car with phenomenal ownership.

BOTTOM LINE : The M3 Lightweight, which has less weight and more performance than other E36 M3s, is already a very collectible car, with only some 120 having been built. Paul Walker owned five of them, and Barrett-
Jackson ran them across the block in a series, along with two white E30 M3s. They sold very well, as did everything in the Paul Walker collection. This was the cleanest of the bunch and earned the most extreme price. Other perfectly good examples have sold for well under half this amount.

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19 January 2020
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Condition #1: Concours
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Condition #5: Poor
Running, but battered, incomplete, and perhaps rusty.
Condition #6: Parts car
Parts car.
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