Without a doubt one of the most interesting vehicles present at SEMA was Willy Izaguirre’s 1973 BMW 3.0 CS. This is a BMW that definitely packs a punch. While it may seem old, the truth is that just about every bit of this car is latest generation equipment, custom made, specifically for this vehicle.
Apart from some of the original design characteristics, this vehicle is a reinvented racing monster. Right from the start you can tell this car was built for competition. The huge, extra wide body kit, the carbon fiber wing, the rims, all these added aftermarket parts, contribute to this vehicle’s new personality. This particular 1973 BMW 3.0 CS is a beast no matter how you look at it. Despite redefining the car’s personality, the added aftermarket parts fit well together and form a cohesive ride, seamlessly integrating the original aspect of the car into the brand new design.
Every aspect of this vehicle seems to be tied to performance gains. It is clear from the start that this vehicle was built with the intention of dominating the circuit. The engine in this build was taken from a BMW M3 E36. The original 240HP of the swapped engine were raised to a staggering some of its 500HP. With such specs this BMW retains the classic, old timer feeling only through some of its visual particularities.
The amount of passion put in this vehicle is hard to measure. So much work has been put in this car that it feels strange trying to find a weakness in this particular build. Everything seems to fit in perfectly. The end product is something indeed to be proud of. The 1973 BMW 3.0 CS is a unique ride no matter how you look at it. Willy’s vehicle combines both the new and the old and forms something that is literally amazing.
This 1973 BMW 3.0 CS is a ride that, without a doubt, all BMW fans would love to own in their private collections. The look, the feel, the performance, all these, mix together in order to form a competitive, unique and well balanced project build. Regardless of your take on vehicle tuning, this car is sure to impress you one way or another. This 1973 BMW 3.0 CS is the perfect example of how dreams can come true if you put in the right amount of work.