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2003 BMW E46 M3 Coupe SMG, 101k, 3 previous owners

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Last update: 30.08.2017
Item location:   <span itemprop=Winchester, United Kingdom</span>

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Condition:Used
Year:2003
Mileage:101,538
Fuel:Petrol
Manufacturer:Bmw
Engine Size:3,246
Model:M3
Power:343
Manufacturer:Coupe
Seats:5
Doors:2
Drive Side:Right-hand drive
Colour:Black
Safety Features:Alarm, Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS), Driver Airbag, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Immobiliser, Passenger Airbag, Rear seat belts, Safety Belt Pretensioners, Side Airbags, Xenon headlights
Metallic Paint:Yes
Exterior:Alloy Wheels
Reg. Date:16/01/2003
Interior/Comfort Options:Air Conditioning, Climate Control, Cruise Control, Electric heated seats, Leather Seats, Parking Sensors, Power-assisted Steering (PAS), Power Locks, Power Seats, Power Windows
In-Car Audio:AM/FM Stereo, Cassette Player, CD Multichanger, Navigation System, Premium Sound System
MOT Expiry:04/2018
V5 Registration Document:Present
Transmission:Semi-Automatic
Service History Available:Yes
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2003 BMW E46 M3 Coupe SMG, 101k, 3 previous owners for sale
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2003 BMW E46 M3 Coupe SMG, 101k, 3 previous owners for Sale
2003 BMW E46 M3 Coupe SMG, 101k, 3 previous owners for Sale2003 BMW E46 M3 Coupe SMG, 101k, 3 previous owners for Sale



This listing is for my 2003 E46 M3 coupe with SMG gearbox in carbon black (an extremely underrated colour and hope some of the pictures show how different it can appear as light varies).  It is with quite heavy heart am listing the car, as in an ideal world wouldn't be, but some rather unplanned expenditure on our houses means must.  Suffice to say, am upset to be selling the car and will definitely have another once finances allow again.  
The car drives extremely well, testament to the work completed on its last major service in April.  I've experienced no problems with the SMG, though will include salmon relay and litre of the SMG specific hydraulic oil with the sale.  I've never had to use either, but will include them for peace of mind.  The interior is generally very good, with some scratches to the centre console plastics, which is pretty normal for E46s; however, the leather is in fantastic condition.  The car's bodywork is good and haven't found any rust, including on the front wings, which is becoming common rust spot on E46 M3s.  Overall, I'd say the car is in good to very good condition and there's nothing to stop someone using it every day if he/she wanted to or to pamper it and turn it into pristine example.  
The car is currently on 101,538 miles, which may increase slightly by the time the car is sold.  I don't commute in the car, so any increase will be minimal.  The most recent service was completed at 100,988 miles in April with the MOT, so there's quite bit of time before it will require its next service.
I feel the car is priced very reasonably for its history and condition, really think anyone would struggle to find substantially better one for under £10k.  You could also use the difference in price to fund lot of work (not that it needs it) and fuel!
I've included an itemised list of the work completed on the car below.  This is the work of which am aware, which is not to say there have not been other works completed on the car.

Service history including labour9901 miles 24/05/2004 £247.55 Service21298 miles 18/05/2006 £1432.45 Service including con rod shells and boltsxxxxx miles 30/05/2007 £479 Rear Tyresxxxxx miles 26/06/2009 £460.04 Front Tyres41153 miles 05/05/2011 £1399.18 Service including pads and discsxxxxx miles 28/04/2012 £126.99 Battery54176 miles 13/06/2012 £755.45 New oil cooler, cam cover seal and oil63424 miles 12/02/2013 £586.06 New tie rods and alignment69641 miles 02/07/2013 £320.02 New rear springsxxxxx miles 20/09/2013 £775.08 Four new tyresxxxxx miles 21/10/2013 £66.00 Hunter alignment74369 miles 12/06/2014 £149 BMW Sytner Alignment83400 miles  30/09/2015 £952.39 Service96221 miles 09/06/2016 £283.20 Service100988 miles 10/04/2017 £1514.01 Service
Additional parts invoices:21/08/2013 BMW Sytner £77.09 Misc18/09/2013 BMW Sytner £125.87 Body and wheel emblems24/09/2013 BMW Sytner £101.85 Engine oil30/09/2013 BMW Sytner £112.84 Diff oil and brake fluid30/09/2013 BMW Sytner £32.88 Diff oil30/09/2013 BMW Sytner £71.77 Gaskets01/10/2013 BMW Sytner £52.09 Engine belts21/05/2014 BMW Sytner £46.38 Mounting
Additional warranty work:11 miles 10/01/2003 New spark plugs and SMG work9901 miles 24/05/2004 Diff oil, salmon relay and SMG programming21238 miles 28/05/2004 Relay21298 miles 17/05/2006 Con rod bearing shells and bolts27177 miles 08/06/2007 Both rear springs
Below is list of the options ordered when the car was new:
Ordered Options0302 Remote Control Alarm0313 Electric Fold Mirrors0358 Climate Comfort Screen0428 First Aid Kit and Triangle0490 Backrest Width Adjustment0495 Third 3-Point Rear Seat Belt0502 Headlamp Washer System0508 Park Distance Control0521 Rain Sensor and Auto Light Activation0522 Bi-Xenon Headlamps0601 TV and Text Function0609 Nav System Professional and TV0644 BluetoothTelephone Preparation (note you can see cupholders in the pictures, but still have the bluetooth unit and will include it with the sale)0674 Hi-Fi Harman Kardon0692 CD Preparation0760 High Gloss Shadow Line0792 Double Spoke 67M 0793 SMG Drivelogic0812 GB Specification
Standard Options0210 DSC0249 Multi-function Steering Wheel0431 Auto-Dim Interior Mirror0459 Electric Front Seats with Driver Memory0520 Front Foglamps0534 Automatic Air Conditioning0550 On-Board Computer0710 Steering Wheel0775 Anthracite Headlining0785 White Indicator Lenses0853 Instrument Panel Letter
The car is available for viewing near Winchester, SO21.  Payment is to be made via bank transfer or we can go to the bank and pay cash into my account together.
If you have any questions, please ask.  I can be contacted on 07740 343 052, but you're best off sending text first, as reception where live is terrible and at least will eventually get your text.  Of course, you can just send me message via ebay if you prefer.
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