For the 1969 BMW 2000, it simply wasnt enough to be the end of an era of New Class machines. No, nowhere close. So, BMW decided that in its last year of production, a new model type ought to be made available: the 2000tii. The 2000tii was the most powerful variant of the 2000 ever produced, capable of 130 horsepower and ludicrous amounts of torque. The reason for this dramatic boost in power would be BMWs first-ever use of a fuel injector, utilizing Kugelfischer mechanical fuel injection. Less than two thousand of this, the final New Class sedan model variant, were produced. In truth, this was the end of an era in cars. From the failures of the big V8s targeted at businessmen, to the failure of the 600 to sell, to the dazzling success of the 700 and the subsequent advent of the New Class, BMWs post-war years were nothing if not eventful. However, wild ride aside, the company was doing magnificently well at this point, and recognized a need to move forward in order to keep pace with the times, which were changing quickly. It is said that the cars of an era often reflect the society of that same time period. How true would that still be if BMW had worse timing than it did?
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With the 1969 BMW 2000 came the last hurrah of the New Class- the 2000tii. The 2000tii was the first BMW vehicle to feature fuel injectors, which granted the car a substantial boost in power as compared to its older brethren. It was also far more rare, given that only less than two thousand 2000tiis were made. As such, doing your research and being able to tell the various model types is extremely important! Or, you could save on time and hassle and give the Beverly Hills Car Club a call! Their team of experts, passionate about what they do, could very much help you if you have a question regarding any classic car- and they can help you find any car you may be interested in buying. Either way, put yourself in contact with the Beverly Hills Car Club, today!
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