Creation date: May 26, 2019
Modified date: May 26, 2019
  • Location: United States

Year: 1970
Color: Other
Build Date: 8755200
Forum Username: csbythesea
Name: Shawn Essex
Vehicle Status: Track Car
Registration Type: Vehicle
Alpina Details: N/A

BMW 2800 CS US Automatic VIN 2280224 was manufactured on April 12th, 1970 and delivered on April 28th, 1970 to the BMW importer Hoffman Motors Corp. in New York City. The original color was Nachtblau metallic, paint code 040 - Andreas Harz BMW Historisches Archiv 4/17/09.

Car was a rolling shell (no motor/interior) for sale in Mountain View, CA when I found and bought it in April, 2009. Prior had been a complete car with 3.0 motor/4spd/Pacific Blue paint/black leather interior in Virginia from 1989 to 2006. Prior to that it had been in Monterey, CA. Converted to a full race car with early '70-72 Grp 2 flares/air dam - no aero or wings. M30 single cam race motor with triple 45 webers (269 rwhp), 5spd 265 transmission, 3.90 LSD sideloader diff with rear inboard brakes, full 12 point cage. 2,354lbs w/o driver. Fiberglass nose, doors & trunklid. Races with VARA and HMSA in California.