This 1985 BMW Alpina C1 2.3 has just over 86k kilometers (~53k miles) and was imported from Japan about a year ago. The car is one of only 135 examples produced, and is powered by a 2.3L inline-six paired to a Getrag 5-speed manual transmission..
The Lapis Blue paint is in nice shape, and was wetsanded by Local specialist upon arrival from Japan.
This E30-based car features Alpina’s familiar exterior treatments including a deep front spoiler, black rubber rear spoiler, and signature stripes. . The glass is clean and clear, and all the lights work correctly including the fogs below the front bumper.
The car came equipped with ventilated four-wheel disc brakes and 16″ twenty spoke alloys.
The suspension consists of MacPherson struts up front, semi-trailing arms at the rear, and coil springs with Bilstein shocks on all four corners. The car is said to track straight and provide responsive handling.
Alpina interior features include Recaro sport seats with striped cloth inserts, a leather-wrapped 4-spoke steering wheel, and a wooden gearshift knob. The seats show light wear for their age .
The branded gauge cluster plate is a nice touch, and all the gauges, lights, and power accessories are functioning properly. The odometer currently reads 86,000 kilometers (53000 miles).
Interior plastics are in good shape with no apparent cracks, and the wooden shift knob is capped with an Alpina logo that looks well-preserved. Note the original Blaupunkts radio.
The Alpina plaque is shown above and is mounted forward of the shifter.
The M20B23 2.3L inline-six is original and has recently undergone a thorough detail. The engine utilizes a Bosch LE-Jetronic fuel injection system and is paired to a close-ratio 5-speed Getrag gearbox. Output numbers were advertised at 170 hp when new..
The car inspected by BMW specialists European Auto Repair upon arrival in the US. The car had been driven sparingly in Japan, and any reliability issues were properly addressed. The work performed included removing and cleaning the fuel tank, as well as replacing the fuel pump, fuel pressure regulator, fuel sending unit, vacuum hoses, throttle positioning sensor, and spark plugs. The distributor cap and rotor were also replaced.Set of brand new Dunlops are installed.
The VIN plate shows that chassis #110110 was built at Alpina’s facility in Buchloe, Germany and was destined for delivery in Japan.
The underbody is clean and shows no signs of corrosion. The car has a current United States title, license, registration, and has been fully serviced and safety inspected.
The vin number is W A P C 1 2 3 0 1 4 C 1 1 0 1 1 0
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