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1991 BMW 8 Series
SELLER INFORMATION

Motoexotica Classic Cars
2340 Cassens Dr.
St. Louis, MO
636-600-4600

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MILEAGE
87437

YEAR
1991

ENGINE
12

LOCATION
St. Louis, MO

STOCK
210415

FULL SPECS

Year 1991
Mileage 87437
Engine 12
Doors 2
Transmission Automatic
Make BMW
Model 850i

850i 1991

Title Status Clear
Exterior Color Calypso Red Metalli
Interior Color Black

DESCRIPTION

1991 BMW 850i oOnly 86,600 actual miles oOne of only 4,194 850i coupes sold in North America between 1989 and 1994; one of 2,119 sold in 1991 oOriginally a dry California BMW with a clean Carfax o5.0L SOHC aluminum V-12 engine (code M70B50) with a WOKKE performance chip, MSD ignition and custom exhaust oZF four-speed automatic transmission (code 4HP24) and refurbished driveshaft oCalypso Red Pearl exterior (code 252) with black accents and Parchment leather interior (code 356) oAutomatic climate control; cruise control; power rack-and-pinion steering; power four-wheel disc brakes; power windows; power locks; power sideview mirrors; power and heated front seats with driver's memory; dual-zone climate control; auto-dimming rearview mirror; and sunroof oDual front airbags, anti-lock brakes and foglights oBMW M-Parallel 18" staggered wheels with brand new Pirelli P Zero tires o12-speaker AM/FM stereo with CD and cassette players oToolkit is complete and factory cellular phone is included oDocumentation includes original window sticker, original owner's manual, original service booklet, original service directory, original roadside assistance and other booklets in a binder BMW's ultimate grand tourer, the 850i, gets rarer by the year. Only 4,194 of these coupes were imported to North America between 1989 and 1994 and one of 2,119 sold in 1991. Car was originally purchased at Shelly BMW in Buena Park, California and stayed in California until 2015. Previous owner had the car for the past six years. This California BMW is now in the Midwest. Finished in desirable Calypso Red Pearl (code 252) with black accents, the car's paint and trim are in overall very good order. The bodywork is as solid and straight as one could expect from a BMW out of Cali. The toolkit is complete and there is a factory cellular phone included. The engine bay is very tidy, the body-colored bumpers with foglights within fit tightly to the body while the cargo area is clean and in very good order. This 8-series coupe rolls on brand new Pirelli P Zero tires, size 245/40/18 fronts, 285/35/18 in the rear and each tire is wrapped around BMW M-Parallel 18" staggered wheels with BMW center caps. Under the hood is BMW's 5.0L SOHC aluminum V-12 engine with 60o between cylinder banks (code M70B50), equipped with a WOKKE performance chip, MSD ignition, distributor, rotor and plugs. and custom exhaust system with quad exhausts. Linked to this motor is a ZF four-speed automatic transmission (code 4HP24) and a refurbished driveshaft. Driver convenience features include automatic climate control; cruise control; power rack-and-pinion steering; power four-wheel disc brakes; power windows; power locks; power sideview mirrors; dual-zone climate control; auto-dimming review mirror; and sunroof. Safety equipment includes dual front airbags and anti-lock brakes. Inside, the car's Parchment leather interior (code 356) is in overall very good order. The front buckets look great, as does the matching carpet and headliner. The leather-wrapped, four-spoke steering wheel houses an airbag while the instrument panel and inner door liners echo the condition of the rest of the interior. There's a matching center armrest with integrated storage. The factory air condition is complete and functions but blows cool and not cold. A factory, 12-speaker AM/FM stereo with CD changer in the trunk and cassette deck. The 8 Series was designed to move beyond the market of the original 6 Series. The 8 Series had substantially improved performance, as well as a far higher purchase price. BMW used computer-aided design (CAD) tools, still unusual at the time, to design the car's all-new body. Combined with wind tunnel testing, the resulting car had a drag coefficient of 0.29, a major improvement from the previous BMW M6/635CSi's 0.39. It was one of the first vehicles to be fitted with an electronic drive-by-wire throttle. The 8 Series was one of BMW's first cars, together with the Z1, to use a multi-link rear axle. Documentation includes original window sticker, original owner's manual, original service booklet, original service directory, original roadside assistance and other booklets in a binder. Competition to this 850i in 1991 included Acura's NSX, Aston Martin's Virage, Chevrolet's Corvette, Jaguar's XJR-S, Maserati's 228, Nissan's 300ZX and Porsche's 928 S4. VIN: WBAEG2315MCB72188? This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 86,600 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!? Note: Please see full terms and conditions listed below that pertain to the purchase of any said vehicle, thank you.

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