BMW Classic Coupes, 1965 - 1989: 2000C and CS, E9 and E24 by James Taylor

By James Taylor

A definitive consultant to BMW's high-performance vintage coupes, monitoring their emerging luck from 1965 to 1989. After the doldrums of the post-war years, BMW had felt the necessity for a flagship grand traveling coupe. The 507 of the past due Nineteen Fifties and the 3200 CS that changed it within the early Sixties won't have made a lot funds for the corporate, yet they have been a reminder of its aspirations. Then in 1964, a outstanding new coupe emerged from the development blocks of the most recent saloon motor vehicle diversity. The 2000 and 2000 CS, with their feisty 2-litre 4-cylinder engines, have been the cheap origin on which BMW was once capable of construct its subsequent new release of coupes - and what ambitious machines these have been! This definitive consultant covers BMW's high-performance vintage coupes, monitoring their emerging good fortune from 1965 to 1989 and comprises complete specification courses, creation histories and unique images. themes coated contain: BMW's hand-built coupes of the Nineteen Fifties and the 1st volume-built versions; the mainstream E9 diversity, with new engines and revised front-end styling; racing good fortune for the 'Batmobile' CSLs, together with six wins on the eu traveling automobile Championship from 1973 to 1979; engineering and improvement of the posh E24 variety; tuned and transformed coupes, together with the infrequent customized convertibles. absolutely illustrated with 234 color photographs.

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