The BMW New Class (German: Neue Klasse) was a line of compact sedans and
coupes produced by BMW starting with the 1962 1500 and continuing through
the last 2002s in 1977. Powered by BMW's celebrated four-cylinder M10
engine, the New Class models featured a fully independent suspension,
MacPherson struts in front, and front disc brakes.
M3 S14 EVO powered 1974 BMW 2002
This M3 was completely stripped and rebuilt to the highest quality from my
friend at A1 Imports Autoworks in San Rafael, California. The whole car is
completely custom, from the coilovers, to the rollcage, the the EVO stroker
2.5L S14. http://www.a1importsautoworks.com
Rob Daehn's Ratical '72 BMW 2002 3.2L
We tracked down Rob Daehn and his '72 BMW 2002 at a hot rod show of all
places. His 2002 is featured in the September 2011 issue of eurotuner
Magazine, with full details of its Nissan S14-based suspension, 3.2L M20
engine conversion and unique leopard paint effect.
For even more Euro related content be sure to check out www.eurotuner.com
1969 BMW 2002 Vintage Racing - 2008 Racing Season Highlights -
Starting with the Southern Festival of Speed in New Zealand, this clip
highlights some memorable thrills, chills and even a few spills from the
in-car camera of "Pete", my 1969 BMW 2002 race car. From New Zealand, we
raced at Laguna Seca, Road America, Pacific Raceways in Seattle, Mission in
British Columbia and Portland International Raceways. For more info, visit
1974 BMW 2002, One Owner, Restored, CA Car, SOLD!!
1974 BMW 2002, One Owner, Restored, CA Car, For Sale
This is a fabulous opportunity to acquire a one fastidious owner since new,
California "blue plate" BMW 2002 coupe. This car was fully professionally
restored by the original owner to show standards assuming it would remain a
continued part of his legacy. Rust and accident free, this is the one to
This 2002 was bought new by Leif Bakland, DDS on his birthday immediately
following completion of his residency at Harvard Dental School. It was
his daily driver for a few years until he moved to Loma Linda, Ca to become
a professor at their prestigious dental school in 1976.
For the next 35 years the 2002 was used sparingly since he worked two
blocks from his home. Dr. Bakland commenced a no-expense spared
restoration several years ago with the hopes that one of his sons might
want to keep the car. As is so often the case, neither son was interested
in their fathers treasured BMW.
Dr. Bakland purchased his new 1974 BMW 2002 at Auto Engineering, Inc. in
Lexington, Mass. On December 30th, 1974 for $5,725. The window sticker and
original sales invoice reveal that it was delivered new in its present
livery of Polaris Silver, included tinted glass, tachometer, stabilizer and
the dealer added air conditioning.
The restoration included sourcing all lenses, trim pieces, badges, etc.
directly from BMW. The engine was removed and completely resealed to
prevent oil leaks and to allow for the very best engine compartment
painting and detailing. All the engine compartment decals were replicated
exactly, including some that had to be recreated. The wheels were powder
coated and new radials and Exhaust
There is a stack of receipts that total well in excess $20,000 just for the
restoration performed most recently. There is also a photo gallery of the
restoration included within the file history.
The 2002 is one of BMW's most famous automobile models. While the 1500 had
begun BMW's reputation for sports sedans, the 2002 may be considered its
A two liter version of the Michelotti-designed two-door 1600, it cemented
the company's reputation for compact sporting sedans and served as both
forerunner of the BMW 3 Series and inspiration for the new 1 Series Coupe.
With its 1990 cc engine, it produced 108 bhp (81 kW; 109 PS) in the 2002.
The NADA Guide shows the values for 1974 BMW 2002 Coupes at up to $21,700:
Surely this is one of the best. It has unbeatable provenance being a one
owner CA "Blue Plate" car with all books, registration documents, window
sticker, sales receipt and maintenance and restoration records.
This example is absolutely an investment grade quality motorcar that could
easily be used as a weekend or daily driver or shown at concours events.
This is a no excuse offering. Please feel free to contact Harry at
951-901-5088 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BMW 2002 S14 Swap Schnitzer Stroker Engine
A BMW 2002 customized with a 2.5 liter S14 motor is displayed at the
Hemmings Sports & Exotics car show in Saratoga Springs, New York. This car
is painted Inka Orange and took 4 years to restore to its current
condition. It features an E30 M3 drive-line with a Getrag 265