I'm looking at purchasing a BMW 1 Series Coupe in either SE or M Sport trim, ideally the latter. But all depends on availability and what budget I can stretch to at the time, as I noticed M Sport demands a higher forecourt price.
The Car itself will either be a 10 or 60 reg. I don't really want to go any older than this. All the ones I have been looking at, have about 60k on the Clock. Having never looked at purchasing a Car with this before, it is a bit of a difference to me, I have always bought Cars with no more than 40k in the past.
I will buy one from a BMW Approved Used Car dealer. I spoken to a Salesman yesterday who said they are not allowed to sell the Car under thus scheme unless it up to set standards. However he kept urging me to place a Telephone deposit to secure the Car, to follow he said a lot of Customers place their trust and buy them this way...
However being old fashioned, placing deposit in person after viewing and getting a feel for the Car, and just to be on the safe side is there anything I should be looking for? I
I have looked at some down right rotters, and walked away
I hear about the N57D20 Engine having Cam Chain problems? What is the lifespan of the Chain? I read it is an Engine out job, or even a replacement if a rattling Chain causes Crankshaft wear.