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Hemmings Find of the Day: 1985 BMW 323i Baur Targa Convertible

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It’s not quite a hardtop, but not quite a convertible. It’s a 1985 BMW 323i Baur Targa for sale on From the seller’s description:

1985 BMW 323i, (E320) rare Baur Targa Convertible for Sale

This is a carefully maintained 1985 E30 Baur for sale, with 122k miles, in excellent condition. The car has numerous enhancements including ground-effects package, M-sport leather sport seats, M-sport leather steering wheel, BBS-style wheels, a reconfigured transmission with short-throw gearing (from a Z4), and upgraded exhaust. Gearbox is 5-speed manual. The wheels are a plus-1 upgrade to 15” with 205/50R15 Bridgestone Potenza tires in good condition. Also included in the sale are a set of 185/65R 14 Firestone snow tires mounted on BMW 14” wheels. Engine is the 2.3L BMW in-line 6 cyllinder.

The removable canvas top has been recently redone, and the roof lift mechanism was upgraded to the more durable aluminum version. The car includes a vinyl cover that snaps over the rear roof section when down (see photos). The trunk has the original tool kit and spare wheel.

Interior and exterior of the car are in excellent condition. The windows are not electric (manual cranks). The car has been regularly garaged and is currently located in NH. It is driven only rarely in the winter, and has no noticeable rust. This is a good chance to own a real collector.

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Center Harbor, New Hampshire
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