This site is about the restoration of "Stella", a US model 1974 BMW 2002tii, the last
year of US 2002tii
production. We are proud to say we have something Jay Leno drives
and collects too.
We hope you
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and car restoration.
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Produced from 1972-1974, BMW 2002Tiis
are very rare these days. Compared to other collectible cars the
2002tii's in number are one half total Shelby Mustang production
and one fourth the 1967-1969 Z/28 Camaro's.
SO WHAT IS A BMW 2002tii?
The 2002 was the evolutionary 2 door sport sedan, built from 1968-1976 by BMW
BMW 2002's are the grandfather to the now famous BMW 3 series cars that
A '2002' signifies 2.0 liter engine, 2 doors. The "TII" signifies "touring,
The hi-performance, fuel injected 2002tii is the great grandfather to the BMW
M3, starting in 1988.
Once you have driven a BMW 2002, you'll
know why it is
"THE ORIGINAL ULTIMATE DRIVING MACHINE"
So why own a 2002tii? Well, you would only have to drive one a
few miles of road to know why this is the car
that put BMW on the map in the USA and truly became known as the
first "cult car". Sensational handling,
great fuel injected engine, designed to cruise at 100+ mph and
6,000 RPM for hours on end, and even
30+mpg driving when you maintain USA highway speeds. They
were quite coveted when new, and actually
created the motivation, interest and cult behavior that started the
BMW Car Club of America in