Saturday, August 24, 2013

3k: Bargain Motor Werks: 1974 BMW 2002

The BMW 2002 has for years been a great starter car and the European equivalent of the Ford Mustang.  They were inexpensive, parts are plentiful/cheap and, most importantly, they are easy to understand, diagnose and fix when things go wrong.  Unfortunately for the average Joe, the prices of the BMW 2002 have recently appreciated considerably (similar to Mustang price spike of 10 years ago) and now finding a good one for a fair price is difficult...but not today.  Find this 1974 BMW 2002 for sale in Lincoln, NE for $3,000 via craigslist.  Tip from Andy L.

The BMW 2002 was built from 1968-1975 and today is the coolest of the BMW New Class vehicles.  This one is in need of some work, a small fuel leak and an issue related to the clutch, but for the current asking price, one would expect rust, no title and a few dead bodies in the trunk.

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  1. Wow, this sounds like a steal if you're in the market and know your way around these cars. Unfortunately, I appreciate them but am not as mechanically gifted as I would want to be for this one.

  2. 85% off bringatrailer price! This looked like a great deal


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