E30 BMW M3 Already a highly sought after idol in the 80s.However, if this is not enough, you still have a chance to be the king or queen of the next Radwood event. With the BMW M3 Cecotto edition from 1989, it is now on sale in the UK. This is the first model M3 use BMW’s The updated S14 2.3-liter four-cylinder has a rated power of 215 horsepower. Although these eventually became the European standard, the M3 Evolution model, only the 480 Cecotto version was produced.
Italian Venezuelan driver Johnny Sekoto is a racing genius.Before he was 20 years old, Cecotto won third place in the famous Daytona 200 competition in 1975 motorcycle Due to technical problems, the game after the last start. It is considered one of the greatest performances in the history of modern motorcycle racing. In the same year, he became the youngest driver to win the championship. Grand prize Motorcycle incident.A year later, he entered F1.
Unfortunately, a serious crash caused Cocetto’s legs to fracture and ended his hopeful F1 career. After regaining his health, Cocetto started driving a BMW in the A touring car race.After a while VolvoAfterwards, Cocetto returned to BMW in the then brand-new M3.
Cecotto helped M3 become one of the greatest touring cars of all time, winning the Spa and Nürburgring 24 Hours with one. In the golden age of Group A racing, he won numerous BMW victories in DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft, or German Touring Car Championship), BTCC (British Touring Car Championship) and ITCC (Italian Touring Car Championship). This era gave birth to the M3, Benz 190E 2.3 and 2.5, and R32 Nissan Skyline GT-R.
In addition to the engine, Cecotto Edition M3s is also equipped with a thinner rear glass to reduce weight, Evolution II aerodynamics, chrome exhaust pipes and special 16-inch black mesh BBS wheels and contrasting color lips.Under the hood, the valve cover of the S14 is color-matched to one of the three appearances at the factory colour Available on the Cecotto version-Misano Red, Nogaro Silver or Macau Blue. These are not available on the standard M3.
The interior of the Cecotto Edition is a dream of the 80s. It is made of M-Technic fabric and uses M three-color and illuminated shift knobs. A plaque on the center console indicates the build sequence. The sample for sale is the 341st out of 505, because the Cecotto version was manufactured with 25 rarer but similar British exclusive Ravaglia versions. Together with Cecotto, the Italian driver cemented the M3’s position in the touring car legend.
The car on sale uses arguably the best color, Macau Blue, a deep purple blue that looks almost black under indoor lighting, which matches the interior of the silver bison. It was originally delivered in Germany, but was shipped to the UK under the care of four owners. The odometer reads 87,405 miles (it was once converted from kilometers to miles) and comes with a complete maintenance log file. March, Misano Red example with similar mileage Priced at 75,000 USD, But this can be from Fast classic, Asking price of 118,000 US dollars.