1990 BMW 325i (E30) SE

Lot: 358

Sold for (£): Result to follow
Offered for sale is a 2.5L 1990 BMW 325i (E30) SE automatic. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 122 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Surely one of the best examples currently available....


  • Revered E30 325 with the legendary M20 SOHC 6-cylinder engine
  • 55,000 verifiable miles, FSH, full service book and pack, lots of paperwork and invoices 
  • Just two previous keepers (husband and wife) up until 2019 then bought by a BMW connoisseur
  • Alpine White with very rare Crimson leather interior
  • Original dealer number plates, window stickers and key-rings
  • Recent fully serviced/recommissioned
  • MOT until 24/02/2021 - no advisories plus fresh inspection ll service (04/05/2020)

You can now book a one-to-one appointment (up to one hour) to view this lot at our central location between 22nd and 26th June. Please contact Joe Watts on 07779 082707 to secure your appointment.

The health and safety of both our customers and team remains the utmost priority, we are therefore operating to strict COVID-19 guidelines and full instructions for arrival and inspection protocols will be given when making your appointment.



Lot Details

Registration: H558 FPM RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1990 Engine size: 2.5L
Make: BMW Odometer reading (miles): 55000
Model: 325i (E30) SE MOT expiry: 2021-01-24
Warranted: No Chassis number: WBAAD22000AF66025

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 122 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Alpine White (Alpinweiss 2-218).

There are some minor marks, not 100% pristine.

New BMW badges and grill recently fitted (known to tire with age).


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Crimson Red leather (0324) on an SE model was an expensive Special Order option (Cardinal Red leather was far more common).

Believed to be one of a very few SE examples with this interior colour.

There are some natural crease marks in the leather, but it is incredibly clean and tidy inside.

Shadow Line trim (339), pull-up rear sun blind (415), electric windows all round (411), manual slide/tilt sunroof, original green stripe windscreen (354).

All original etched glass in the car, original unused spare wheel, full tool and jacking kit, first aid kit, BMW warning triangle, original supplying dealer number-plates.



Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


The smooth 6-cylinder M20 engine runs/performs extremely well.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


The car drives, picks up at speed and stops very well and as it should. The car has had new track rod ends, and wheel alignment, and various new engine parts fitted recently (see last image - plus rear sub-frame bushes have also been replaced).

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


New tyres and refurbished alloys, new wheel bearings, track rod ends and tie rod ends, rear sub-frame bushes, differential oil.


Minor: Major:


All electrics work, all buttons function, lights all work.

Vehicle History


Supplied new via Guildford BMW (now Vines of Guildford); first registered on the 1st August 1990.

Husband and wife owned from brand new, right up until 2019.

All original book pack/owners manual, all original keys, original stamped service book from new.


About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history