BMW 2000CS and 2000C:
Based on this particular New Class platform, the 2000CS and 2000C models were introduced with 2.0 Liter power-train. The next generation E9 coup?s,and legendary 3.0CSL are completely based on the stretched chassis of 2000CS.
However, both 2000CS and 2000C coupes had the same standard four-speed manual transmission, while 2000C had an optional three-speed auto transmission available. Some people have criticized the looks of 2000C, but later it became most loved and classic BMW car.
In the year 1972, the 4-door New Class sedan was replaced by larger 5 Series. Later, the 02 series was replaced by the 3 series in the year 1975. The special economy model – 1502 continued to be a hit till 1977.