The E24 was a replacement for the CS and CSL coupés first produced in 1965. The CS 3.0 was almost changed by adding a few centimeters in height to make it easier for customers to get into the car. However, Bob Lutz rebelled against the decision and rough drafted an alternative version that soon became the 6 series. Production started in March 1976 with two models: the 630CS and 633CSi. Originally the bodies were manufactured by Karmann, but production was later taken in-house to BMW. In July 1978 a more powerful variant, the 635CSi, was introduced (for the time being not available in North America and Japan) that featured as standard a special close-ratio 5-speed gearbox and a single piece black rear spoiler. The bigger bore and shorter stroke facilitated max 218 hp at 5200rpm and a better torque curve. For the first year, the 635CSi was offered in three colors (Polaris, Henna Red, Graphite), and could also be spotted by the front air dam that did not have attached fog lights. These simple cosmetic changes reportedly worked to reduce uplift on the car at high speeds by almost 15% over the non-spoiler body shape. This early model shared suspension components with the inaugural BM
BMW 635CSI M6 E24 1987 originally in Japan delivered This BMW 635CSI M6 was originally delivered in 1987 in Japan. This type (M635CSI) was only produced for a couple of years for the Japanese market. Recently this timeless Coupe of BMW is provided with new paint in the original colour BMW Delphin. A marvellous paint, finished with M-striping and beautiful wheels. The original M-power engine has 256 HP and is connected to the 5 speed manual gearbox. The fantastic interior has comfortable leather. The seats, windows and even the head supporst are electronically adjustable, full options. This rare M635CSI is a real collector’s item. Car has European title and mot/tuv. Easy to register in every EU country. You do not need to pay any import taxes. We can help with transport.
Having covered a mere 18k miles from new the stock 3430cc straight-six remains in excellent mechanical order. Remaining dry stored for most of its life the engine bay has none of the usual corrosion issues associated with E24's on the inner wings and chassis rails. Since arriving at 4 Star the Observer has been treated to a full service including all fluids, filters, and plugs.