I have to agree, I bought the model after the one shown in the pic in 1980, brand new, my first car.
what year was this BMW?I bought myself a 2nd-3rd or 4th hand BMW 318i E46 model a few years back. Really enjoyed the drive and build quality but the thing must have been made on a Friday afternoon after lunch because I had endless issues with it. Eventually sold it 3 years later after having to work on the motor 3 times in those 3 years. Was sad to see her go though.