"CLASSIC OF THE DAY"
BMW M635 CSi
Grace, pace and plenty of go….. M-Power at its most elegant……rare too.
Just 524 right hand drive examples were produced between 1985/89. The Motorsport version of the already highly successful 635 CSi benefitted from the 24 valve, twin cam engine initially developed for the M1, 5 speed Getrag sport gearbox, Motorsport springs and roll bars blended with Bilstein Sport dampers, larger 4 pot front brakes, larger wheels and limited slip differential. Unique amongst sports coupes, the M635 offers and unrivalled blend of exclusivity, build quality, practicality and performance. Four ‘proper’ seats, a commodious boot and a lavish array of creature comforts provide the practicality whilst the much revered, 286bhp, M88 engine delivers the excitement.
This sporting thoroughbred will sprint to 60mph in six seconds and, in an awesome display of torque, pulls cleanly and increasingly rapidly from 25mph to 158mph in fifth gear. Overtaking ability is equally impressive with the dash from 30-70mph taking just 5.5 seconds. The M635 must surely rank as the ultimate workday supercar – blindingly quick and satisfying on the twisty bits, effortlessly refined as a motorway mile-eater, and uncomplainingly efficient when tottering to Tesco’s.
This particular M6 is very well known to us at Classic Heroes. Our workshops have been trusted with the care and preventive maintenance for the last two owners. No expense has been spared on care and maintenance. We have carried out all the essential servicing together with an extensive program of age related maintenance, including the underside of the car which has been thoroughly cleaned and Waxoyled.
Recently our workshops updated the front brakes with our slightly more modern larger Brembo brake conversion.
This early example has been enjoyed, by just three owners, the first owners tenure being a satisfying 20 years! The second owner acquired this wonderful M6 in 2005, after literally years searching for a suitably unmolested and original example. His requirements were exact, The car had to have a full service history and he wanted a one owner example. Eventually he found this fantastic Zinnober red example with full pearl beige leather, sunroof and air conditioning. We then sold the car to the third owner in December 2012. After much pondering and the recent purchase of a new R8 a new home must be found for this much treasured M6
The car is presented to the new owner with a superb document file, copies of all the V5s, original keys, first aid kit, original radio, all tools, original manuals, handbooks, and service book all still presented in the original BMW wallet. Nearly every MOT is present,
The car is still on the private number plate put on the car by the first owner.