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    Posted: 04-August-2010 at 09:31

Would you or wouldn’t you?

 

The BMW CS, produced from 1968 to 1975 and known internally as the E9 (or to its many ardent admirers, simply “the coupe”) is often mentioned among the most beautiful BMWs ever built. It also ranks among the most delicate. Rust goblins gorged on its lithe body and undercarriage even in dry climates. Engines powered by carburettors protested violently under cold starts. Even so, the CS’s cult, next to that of the 2002 coupe, is fiercely dedicated.

 

Such devotion was given a unique platform recently at the BMW Classic Centre at BMW Welt in Munich, where a 1972 3.0 CSi was driven out of the centre’s workshop with much fanfare after a lengthy, intensive restoration.

 

The occasion heralded the workshop’s first completed project and what company executives hoped would become a trend among vintage BMW owners: electing for restoration at the mother ship.

 

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Oooh, The machine of a dream, such a clean machine With the pistons a pumpin', and the alloys all gleam, When I'm holding your wheel, All I hear is your gear, With my hand on your grease gun, Mmm it's like a disease son, I'm in love with my car, gotta feel for my automobile, Get a grip on my .......
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