MAY 2002 BMW M3-R

Unique Cars - - VACC CENTENNIAL -

If own­ing a mega-scarce BMW was your am­bi­tion and hand­ing over al­most $80K to get it wasn’t an is­sue then this M3-R is per­haps still dec­o­rat­ing your garage. Just 15 of these Aussie-only M3s were pro­duced, un­der the guid­ance of the late Frank Gard­ner and in hope of giv­ing the front-run­ning Porsches and Mazda’s RX7 SPs some hurry-up in GT Pro­duc­tion races. Any­thing non-es­sen­tial went into the skip to save weight, while sus­pen­sion and me­chan­i­cal tweaks helped boost the ask­ing price to al­most $190,000. Who­ever sold this car took a very big bath but re­cent sales have seen ask­ing prices dragged even lower

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