This next car is an example of an E46 is not your ordinary wagon. The E46 generation wagon was available in the United States (unlike previous generations where we couldn’t get the “Euro-only” 3-series wagon, but BMW decided to only equip the car with the base model engines. But today some guy (or gal) with […]
BMW built their fast M3 version of the E46 3-series (1998-2006) in only two-door form…and the closest you could get to an M3 with 4 doors was the 330i ZHP. The ZHP (also available in coupe & vert) added 10 horsepower to the standard M54B30 inline-6, a 6-speed manual gearbox, stiffer suspension, and some fancy alcantara suede interior pieces (that flaked apart like mummy skin a few minutes after you left the dealer lot…according to most people). However, if you wanted a wagon, you had to settle for a basic 325i trim…so the seller of this next car swapped all of the ZHP goodies into a wagon body and the rest is family fun. Find this 2003 BMW 330iT ZHP swap offered for $13,000 in Fremont, CA via craigslist. Tip from Oakland Jeff.
BMW introduced the US spec E90 generation 3-series with a base model 325 and high end 330 model. The 330 would be powered by the last naturally aspirated inline-6 from the company that lived on sweet sounding I-6s for decades, but did they did save the best for last? Find this 2006 BMW 330ix 6-spd […]
BMW’s E46 generation 3 series was sold from 1999 to 2005 and if you wanted the hot M3 version it was only available in 2 door trim. Folks with little kids or the desire for a sedan had to settle for a regular 3-series, at least until the ZHP came out in 2004. The ZHP added a […]