The 3.0 Channel at Grand Retro

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Bringing a BMW 3.0 CSL Back Into Life, Pt. VI

Here's the final result and the last part of our CSL restoration blog that took us from discovering it in its 15 years deep sleep in a garage close to London to the unfolding of its full beauty in our workshop. The car was sold for well above £1[...]

Bringing a BMW 3.0 CSL Back Into Life, Pt. V

Assembly time, and we let the pictures tell the story.

Bringing a BMW 3.0 CSL Back Into Life, Pt. IV

Today's engines, what can we say? They all feel alike, their sound is more or less artificial and in order to even see them, you have to remove about two dozens of auxiliary systems. Going back to the Eighties, when engines were still engines, [...]

Bringing a BMW 3.0 CSL Back Into Life, Pt. III

With all the body work settled, our CSL receives a high-quality multi-layer paint job. Given the technology of today's paints and the high degree of handicraft quality that was applied, we can say that never before this car was looking better a[...]

Bringing a BMW 3.0 CSL Back Into Life, Pt. II

Cars of the Sixties, you know. Silent sigh. Even the manufacturers of premium cars failed to take care about the most basic means of corrosion protection and BMW is no exception. Our CSL received an over-all sand blasting and to me nothing come[...]