There’s something completely captivating about a time capsule car. It makes you wonder: why didn’t anyone drive it? Where has it been sitting all these years? And it’s especially compelling to find a time capsule example of a model that you don’t see on the roads anymore. The E32 generation 7-series is such a car: very few of these are left, with most having been retired to the junk yard. Unlike Mercedes-Benz cars from the same era, they just weren’t really built to last. Which is a shame: the E32 is a big old bruiser, with classic boxy styling based upon traditional BMW design language, with angular kidneys and four round headlights. The 750iL was the plutocratic range topper, powered by a 5.0 liter, V12 motor.
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Lusso presents this beautiful 1994 BMW 750Li that came to us on consignment and is out of a time capsule. With only 19,187 original miles, this BMW flagship V12 machine is a 2 owner car and runs like new! Featured in White over Tan leather interior, the body and paint show very well with only a few minor rock chips in the front end normal to the miles. The interior shows very well with minimal wear on the seats. The cruise ship features heated and cooled front and rear seats, 6 Disc cd changer, dual pane windows and rear shades. Car runs very smooth and shifts great and has recently been services! The only issue the BMW has, is the central locking system malfunctions when locking the car, causing the only way to unlock is from the passenger side. This BMW is a true future classic and comes with all owner manuals! Please don’t hesitate asking us any questions!!
This particular example dates from 1994, the last year before the E38 platform arrived, and comes in Alpine White III over a parchment leather interior. It looks almost like a brand new car, which is not surprising since the odometer displays an unbelievably low 19k miles. The paint looks excellent, exterior panels look straight and the interior looks remarkably clean, with glossy wood trim and leather seats and vinyl door panels that appear to be in excellent shape. The engine bay looks very clean too; the yellowing visible on the intake manifolds is the cosmoline anti-rust agent applied at the factory.
A close examination of the photos reveals a few minor flaws. It looks as though the jacking point covers on the side skirts are missing, the exhaust at the back looks like it’s hanging a little low and shows some scrapes and the blue front mats are not original and mismatch the rest of the interior. Besides that, I can’t see anything obviously wrong with the car. The seller does report a fault with the central locking system.
It’s hard to put a price on this car, since so few of them show up in this condition. Bidding is already surprisingly strong at $12k with several days left on the auction.