This BMW 3.0 CS was sold new on June 8, 1972 to Bernard Von Ammon of San Francisco, California, but the story goes back quite a bit further than that. Von Ammon had owned a 2000 CS that he had been very happy with, so in January 1971 he ordered a new 2800 CS through Weber Motors in San Leandro to his personal specifications. He was more than willing to wait the estimated three months for delivery, but was informed in May, five months later, that there had been a mix-up at the US distributor and that his car had in fact not been ordered at all. The owner of Weber Motors, after a trip to the BMW factory, assured Von Ammon that he had straightened the matter out and that he would instead be receiving a newer 3.0 CS with its more powerful 2,985cc 190hp engine, again to his specifications, in three more months. The months passed once more and there was still no BMW. Von Ammon spoke with someone from the importer, Hoffman Motors, but again nothing came of it. Dock strikes on both coasts of the US were not helping matters.
Frustrated but determined, he contacted BMW directly. BMW replied expressing regret and that his car would be built and put on the first transport possible. He also rec
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