Best method to discover how many e21 still alive?

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Best method to discover how many e21 still alive?

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Hey all,
I was thinking about something: what would be the best method of finding out how many of the e21s are still alive, registered or on the roads. Of course every country has got different rules in regards to keeping car registered, insured etc but maybe there is a way of getting access to this information somehow?
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in Italy we go to the automobile register with the last known plate
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nic65 wrote: Wed Sep 29, 2021 8:59 am in Italy we go to the automobile register with the last known plate
How would this help to assess how many e21 are in Italy?
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you can only look for the specimens of which you have the license plate, I don't think a global search is possible
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nic65 wrote: Wed Sep 29, 2021 11:02 am you can only look for the specimens of which you have the license plate, I don't think a global search is possible
Unfortunately I don't have any Italian license plate today so I won't be able to learn anything.
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In the uk there is a website called - Howmanyleft.co.uk


shows cars with tax and also on sorn:

https://www.howmanyleft.co.uk/vehicle/b ... anufacture
1982 323i (S54 "Test Mule" - to be rebuilt into M20 powered track car)
1983 316 (Taiga Thunder - The refined S54 Race car)
1982 635csiA (New project)
1985 728iA (For Sale)
2004 330d Touring (The Daily Hack / Tow Car / Load lugger)
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Duracel79 wrote: Wed Sep 29, 2021 1:11 pm In the uk there is a website called - Howmanyleft.co.uk


shows cars with tax and also on sorn:

https://www.howmanyleft.co.uk/vehicle/b ... anufacture
That's interesting, but obviously it will overlap with e30, e36 etc, right?
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indicate how many have been registered or how many are still alive?
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nic65 wrote: Wed Sep 29, 2021 2:46 pm indicate how many have been registered or how many are still alive?
I guess this is the challenge. To define worldwide the meaning of this. I think the best it would be to say active, permitted to legally drive on the public road.
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