Grey Market ’85 BMW e30 in Augusta, GA
We always keep an eye out for grey market cars from the late 70’s into the 80’s. The bumper laws in the US at the time made many European cars look as though they had diving boards at the front and rear and emission laws resulted in lower compression and horsepower power plants. Here we’ve found a 1985 BMW e30 316 which was never officially imported Stateside. The 1.6l engine is carbureted and the engine bay looks remarkably like a 2002. While this is an automatic we love the small bumpers, cloth seats and steelies that make this car stand out from the more common 325’s of the period. Find this one on Craigslist on Fort Gordon in Augusta, GA for $3,000.