Ebony and Ivory: Two 1994 BMW 850CSis

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For there only being 225 in the country, 850CSis come across the eBay auction block fairly regularly. I’d much rather have a low-mileage one of these over any modern BMW coupe, and they’re trading hands for less than the gargantuan modern 6-series. You can go white with about 30k miles or black with about 70k miles. Whether price, color, or mileage guides your choice, you can rest assured knowing you will look – and be – way cooler in this than any E63 or F12 BMW big-coupe.

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1989 BMW 750il

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I’m not alone in my preference for the E38 7-series; its minor updates over the E32 seemed to really take the design to a new level of cleanliness and aggression. Relative to the well cared for E38s that still roam the streets looking amazing, most E32s look beat up, frumpy, ridden hard and put away wet. All that changes today though, as this is hands down the best E32 I have ever seen. Rocking lowering springs, M-Parallels, and a nice front lip, this black V12 beauty is the business. It’s not just a pretty face, either; it’s covered just 37k miles in its life and has had tiny issues tended to. It takes a really nice E23 for me to be more attracted than pretty much any E38; this is the first E32 that’s really ever required a second, third, and fourth glance.

Click for more details: 1989 BMW 750il for sale on eBay

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Clean 1992 Mercedes 600SEL, good $ per cylinder ratio

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We love no reserve auctions. Particularly ones that start at under $1,000 for a car that once cost well over $100,000 when new. We’ve reported before about how these big Benzs with V-12s  can be a nightmare in terms of maintenance, but this one looked particularly clean and with no reserve, if the price is right, there may be some $s left over to help with inevitable repairs. I think the W140 probably isn’t as bad as the next generation of V12 Mercedes when it comes to work and cost to own, people just give it a bad rap because of the extra cylinders.

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1992 Mercedes-Benz 600SEL on eBay

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2001 BMW 750iL with 29k Miles

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In the past year, we’ve featured a lot of E38 BMW 7 series. Most have been the 740i Sport, but whichever the model, these are a perennial favorite amongst BMW enthusiasts and lovers of large executive sedans. Now it’s time to shed some light on the big daddy of the group, the V12 engined 750iL. The year 2001 was the end of the line for the E38, so this low mileage example for sale in Oklahoma represents the zenith of this generation of 7 series. Black on black with the M Parallel wheels gives this car a menacing, dictatorial presence.

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Year: 2001
Model: 750iL
Engine: 5.0 liter V12
Transmission: 5-speed automatic
Mileage: 29,845 mi
Price: No reserve auction

Click for more details: 2001 BMW 750iL on eBay

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Yes, the mileage is correct. This was the last year for the older body style. Purchased it on 24 December 2001 as a Christmas gift for my wife. The dealership delivered it with a red bow and several bottles of wine. My wife loved it. She has had several BMWs before this one.

Why are we selling it? We never drive it. We have six cars for three drivers. Two of our cars are Honda CNGs Civics. CNG is big business in Oklahoma City, a dollar a gallon. We have most, it not all of the maintenance invoices. The car is always under cover. We usually have the oil changed every year by the dealership. The BMW maintenance system has never called for maintenance, we have always done it ahead of schedule. This car has the monochrome option. All of the chrome is black, it actually looks great.

This car has the Sports Option. I would not have ordered this option. The ride is a bit stiff. Not bad, but love the normal suspension. It also comes with the M wheels, sport seats, and steering wheel. Not sure what options this car does not have installed. It has the HID headlights, etc. It stickered for $98.000.00. We paid, $81,000.00 for it. It gets approximately 16 to 17 miles per gallon. It has never been above 100 mph, but I am guessing, that it will easily go to the 155 mph limit. The computer will not allow you to go faster. It is a stately car, gathers itself up and goes. Quiet mufflers, etc.

Feel free to contact me for additional information. I can forward photographs, etc. We will miss this car. I drive it at least every two weeks. The UN used a simillar car to this one, as the car for the Secretary General of the UN. He was chauffered around in it. The back seat is huge. Truck likewise. I am guessing that they had the armored version. Feel free to contact me for additial information. Leather, etc., all look brand new. Paint good or better.

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Every time I return home to Philadelphia, I see a lot of these black E38s running around, mainly on Bustleton Avenue, parts of which happen to be a Russian neighborhood. If anyone has seen the Bourne series of movies, it’s apparently these big brutes are not just popular here, but in the mother country, as well. Want to look like an Eastern European bad ass? Here’s your car, then.
Even though this is a low mileage E38, one couldn’t expect any V12 engined vehicle to be cheap to run. With bidding where it is at the moment, I’d suspect this one will probably glance $20,000, which is big dollars for an E38. But for the executive that just can’t get down with current BMW styling and wants something a bit more conservative, a low mileage 7er like this would certainly be attractive.

-Paul

Tuner Tuesday: Executive Sweet – Alpina v. Brabus

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If last week’s brace of RennTechs left you feeling a little poor and lacking horsepower in your daily driver, today’s Tuner Tuesday hopes to offer you some more affordable – albeit not as powerful – options. So, if you don’t need a 700 horsepower daily driver, perhaps these great options from Alpina and Brabus are the perfect solution. Both are impeccably presented, not something you’d see every day, and will truly make you feel special no matter what your destination is. Let’s start with the newer Alpina B7 in signature Alpina Blue:
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Year: 2012
Model: B7 SWB
Engine: 4.4 liter twin-turbocharged V8
Transmission: 7-speed automatic
Mileage: 9,800 mi
Price: $87,800 Buy It Now

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 2012 Alpina B7 on Ebay

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2012 BMW 7 Series ALPINA B7 SWB

Super Loaded 2012 BMW Alpina B7 RWD SWB with only 9k miles!!

Alpina Blue over Oyster/Black Nappa Leather!

MSRP: $125,375!!

* ALPINA Aerodynamic Body Kit!

* ALPINA Sport Suspension with Dynamic Damping Control!

* Head-Up Display!

* Rear-View Camera!

* Active Roll Stabilization!

* Power Tailgate!

* Comfort Access Keyless Entry!

* Soft Close Automatic Doors!

* Ceramic Controls!

* Power Rear & Side shades!

* Active Front Seats!

* BMW Apps!

* Alcantara Headliner!

* ALPINA Piano Black Trim!

* 21″ Alpina Classic Wheels!

* Premium Hi Fi System!

* Satellite Radio!

* iPOD & USB Adapter!

* Park Distance Control!

* Heated Rear Seats!

* Carfax Certified! Clean Carfax!

* In Business since 1994! Buy with Confidence!

* We welcome all trades!
Standard Equipment
ENTERTAINMENT
12 GB hard drive w/USB port
Auxiliary input located inside center console
HD Radio
Entertainment server 12 GB hard drive w/USB port for media transfer
AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: auto-store, FM diversity antenna
EXTERIOR
Illuminated exterior door handles & ground illumination
Xenon automatic adaptive headlights -inc: dynamic auto-leveling, cornering lights, corona rings
Pathway lighting feature, programmable via vehicle & key memory
Pwr 2-way tilt/slide glass moonroof w/key-off & “one-touch” operation, sunshade, wind deflector
Automatic trunk lid open/close
Pwr trunk lid w/push-button close
Body-color exterior door handles
Free-form halogen foglights
Power adjustable, power-folding, heated, auto-dimming, body-color side-view mirrors -inc: 2-position memory, RH automatic tilt-down in reverse
Pwr adjustable, pwr-folding, heated, auto-dimming, body-color side-view mirrors -inc: 2-position memory, RH automatic tilt-down in reverse
Automatic trunk lid opening & closing
Body-color pwr folding heated auto-dimming mirrors -inc: 2-position memory, RH automatic tilt-down in reverse
Pwr soft-close automatic doors
Body-color roof trim strips
Intermittent rain-sensing windshield wipers w/adjustable & vehicle-speed-sensitive wiping interval, single-wipe control, windshield-washer system w/heated washer jets
INTERIOR
Fineline high-gloss wood trim (N/A w/ZI1 BMW Individual Composition)
Hard drive-based navigation system -inc: voice-command & Real Time Traffic Info
iDrive system -inc: on-board computer, controller, (8) programmable memory buttons
Rear center armrest w/storage compartment
Hard drive-based navigation system w/voice command & Real Time Traffic Information
Smokers pkg
Fully finished trunk
Electronic analog speedometer & tachometer
Multi-contour bucket seats -inc: driver & front passenger 20-way pwr adjustments w/4-way pwr lumbar support, articulated upper backrest, adjustable backrest width, adjustable thigh support, driver & front passenger 2-position seat memory, active head restraints w/adjustable side support
Pwr windows -inc: key-off operation, “one-touch” open/close, anti-trapping feature
Nappa leather upholstery
Remote keyless entry
Expanded check control vehicle monitor system
Black Panel display w/LCD main & trip odometer displays & warning indicators in dial faces
Pwr tilt/telescopic leather-wrapped multi-function sport steering wheel -inc: audio & phone controls, 2-position memory
Ambiance lighting in front, rear & door panels
Power windows -inc: key-off operation, “one-touch” open/close, anti-trapping feature
Comfort Access keyless entry w/multi-function remote control
Cruise control
Vehicle & key memory
Multi-contour 20-way power front bucket seats -inc: 4-way pwr lumbar support, articulated upper backrest, adjustable backrest width, adjustable thigh support, driver & front passenger seat memory, active head restraints w/adjustable side support
Anti-theft alarm system -inc: interior motion detector
Central pwr locking system -inc: anti-theft feature, selective unlocking, programmable via vehicle & key memory
4-zone automatic climate control -inc: draft-free vents, solar sensor, automatic recirculation, heat-at-rest feature, automatic ventilation
4-zone automatic climate control -inc: solar sensor, automatic recirculation, heat-at-rest, automatic ventilation
Rear window defogger
Central power locking system -inc: anti-theft feature, selective unlocking, programmable via vehicle & key memory
Remote trunk release
Owner’s manual
Coded driveaway protection
Auto-dimming rear-view mirror
Front console compartment -inc: coinholder, illumination
Front & rear floor mats
Heated front seats w/fast heating & balance control
Dual cupholders, front & rear
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Comfort Access keyless entry w/multi-function remote control, keyless start/stop
Front visors w/illuminated vanity mirrors
Condition-based service display w/additional functions accessible through iDrive system
MECHANICAL
Twin-tube gas-pressure shock absorbers
Brake energy regeneration to convert kinetic energy into usable electrical pwr
Driving dynamics control
Rear wheel drive
Rear multi-link integral-V aluminum suspension
Dynamic damping control
Aluminum front & rear subframes
Vehicle-speed-sensitive variable-assist, variable-ratio rack-&-pinion pwr steering
Vehicle-speed-sensitive variable-assist, variable-ratio rack-&-pinion power steering
Electromechanical parking brake
4-wheel ventilated disc brakes w/electronic brake proportioning
SAFETY
Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) on rear outboard seats
Dynamic stability control (DSC) -inc: brake fade compensation, start-off assistant, brake drying, brake stand-by, dynamic traction control (DTC), dynamic brake control
Front-seat side-impact airbags
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Rear-view camera
Active knee protection
BMW Assist w/Bluetooth -inc: (4) year Safety Plan subscription
Front & rear park distance control w/graphic display
3-point safety belt system -inc: ALR in all passenger positions
Emergency interior trunk release handle
Front safety belt automatic pretensioners, acoustic belt warning
Tire pressure monitor
Child safety rear door locks
Driver & front passenger dual-threshold dual-stage front airbags w/passenger occupant sensor
Front & rear head protection system (HPS)

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This car is just massively impressive to me. You get a basically new Alpina B7 for 25% less than a brand new one. Most of the B7s I’ve seen are boring black, silver or white; this car stands out and looks spectacular in blue. The wheels are tremendous and transform the look. There are options galore; and if there isn’t enough luxury don’t forget there’s a healthy dose of sport in these B7s, with stiffer but more compliant suspension than the factory and a 500 horsepower motor capable of sub-5 second runs to 60. There is little you’ll meet in your daily commute that will out-luxury or out-accelerate this impressive car. But for some folks, this car is a little too pricey or has a few too many doors. Perhaps this stunning Brabus is a better option:

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Year: 2007
Model: CL 600
Engine: 5.5 liter twin-turbocharged V12
Transmission: 5-speed automatic
Mileage: 50,986 mi
Price: $47,800 Buy It Now

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL600 Brabus on Ebay

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2007 Mercedes-Benz CL600 V12 2dr Coupe

2007 Mercedes-Benz CL600 Coupe

Black Exterior over Cashmere/Savannah Leather Interior

BRABUS UPGRADES! K40 RADAR DETECTOR!
ORIGINAL WINDOW STICKER LIST: $147,575 + UPGRADES

ADDITIONAL UPGRADES:
Brabus Front Bumper
Brabus Side Skirts with Puddle Lights
Brabus Wheels
Brabus Trunk Spoiler
Brabus Exhaust
K40 Radar Detector
Tinted Windows

VEHICLE HIGHLIGHTS:
5.5 Liter Twin-Turbo 12 Cylinder Engine
-510 Horsepower-
-612 lb/ft of Torque-
5-Speed Automatic Transmission
Rear Wheel Drive
Night Vision System
Power Folding Exterior Mirrors
Rear View Camera
Power Glass Sunroof
Xenon Headlights
Power Rear Sunshade
Automatic Headlights
Power Closing Trunk
Navigation System
Harman/Kardon Stereo System
6-Disk CD Changer
iPod Connectivity
Satellite Radio
Dual-Zone Climate Control
Heated/Ventilated Front Seats
Bluetooth Connectivity

VEHICLE HISTORY:
Exceptionally Well Equipped!
Tasteful UPGRADES!

INCLUDES:
*One Master Key*
*Floor Mats*

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With an original sticker $25,000 higher than the B7 5 years earlier, this is certainly rarefied air. Like the B7, there are options galore; this car is truly stunning to look at. The wood is immaculate, leather abounds, and the combination of those wheels and the black only hint at the sinister car that this is. The Brabus body upgrades – which can sometimes be in…questionable….taste – fit neatly onto this model. This car doesn’t feature Brabus engine upgrades, so you’ll have to make due with only 510 horsepower and 612 lb/ft of torque – enough to challenge most 911 turbos in 0-60 sprints at 4.4 seconds. Like the Alpina, there is nothing that will out-luxury or out-accelerate you on your daily commute. To make this car even more appealing, with only 50,000 miles on the clock and looking as close to new as a used car can be, this CL 600 is offered at roughly half the price of the Alpina.

Were it my money, I’d find it pretty hard to pass up that sweet looking Alpina, though the price of the Mercedes is pretty enticing. In the long run I’d wager that the Alpina would also be worth more money and cheaper to run, though that’s a bit of a gamble. Which one would you have?

-Carter

1991 BMW 850i w/ 6.0l conversion

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The M70 fitted to the flagship 850i was no slouch, nor was the S70 in the almost-///M 850CSi. As we’ve often seen with range-topping cars though, too much is never enough. Pounding that point home today is an 850i with its M70 built out to 6.0l, ready to destroy its Pirellis with 455hp and 500 lb-ft of torque. A normal 850i with 146k miles would be cause for caution, but the engine rebuild and conversion was done just 8k miles ago, so there should be plenty of high-speed madness left in this E31.

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Year: 1991
Model: 850i
Engine: 6.0l M70 V12
Transmission: 6-speed manual from 850CSi
Mileage: 147k on car, 8k on engine
Price: Reserve-on, bids currently at $11,299

CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1991 BMW 850i with 6.0l conversion for sale on eBay

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1991 BMW 860i (850i)

“860i” Conversion by Powerplant Racing. This is a consignment vehicle and is being sold “AS IS.” Beautiful, sexy and fast! This is a BMW 850i (5.0L, V12) that has had a professional engine & transmission conversion to a 6.0L, V12 producing 455HP/500lbft of torque! Gorgeous Charcoal Gray paint with luxurious two-tone leather interior! Good mileage on the chassis, but engine & transmission only have about 8k miles on them! This car looks great! Read below for details.

Highlights:

The original miles on the car is 147,458, but the recently rebuilt and modified engine and transmission only have about 8K miles on them. This car has been cosmetically well maintained and looks great inside and out! The front seats need some dye work, but otherwise the interior looks great. The exterior paint and body are in beautiful condition! The 19″ Alloy wheels look almost new and are shod with Pirelli P-Aero Rosso high performance tires that have 50%+ tread remaining. The glass looks good all around the car. The side glass and rear window have aftermarket tint on them.

The CARFAX Report shows an accident in 1992, but the car was professionally repaired and driven daily since then with no residual effects from the long-ago accident. This 860i conversion was professionally done by PowerPlant Racing out of North Carolina. The specs and a detailed description of what was done is posted in this description and a picture of the specs is located below the “Features & Options” section.

The engine is running good with great power and acceleration. The engine is producing some blueish-white exhaust smoke upon start-up. However, the smoke does clear up after driving the car a few miles. The owner states that the car experience no noticeable oil loss over time. The clutch is making some noise when the transmission is out of gear, but the owner has had the clutch checked and the noise is normal for the racing clutch that is installed. There is no clutch slippage at all.

The sunroof doesn’t work. We have not diagnosed the exact problem with the sunroof nor have we figured the cost to repair it. The owner states that this car must have a fully charged battery at all times or electrical issues will occur. There is even a built-in trickle charger pigtail in the trunk for that purpose. We charged the battery to full capacity and have not noticed any electrical issues.

This supercar is loaded with 19″ alloy wheels, two-tone leather interior, matching hard top, fog lamps, 6.0L V12 Engine, anti-skid control, Panasonic AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio, power tilt/telescopic steering, cruise, power seats, wood trim, airbags, dual-zone climate control, M badging, sunroof, Xenon Headlights, Clifford alarm, and more! Read all the technical details about this car below:

This car is rare and unique. The regular BMW 850 had the 300 HP 5.0L M70 V12 and the 850 CSi had the 392 HP 5.6L S70 V12. This car has the 6.0L conversion done by PowerPlant Racing. Now the 6.0L M70 V12 pushes out 455 HP and 505 ft-lbs of Torque. The car has Schrick Cam Shafts, Phoenix Motorsport Lightweight Flywheel and Spec High Torque Clutch. The car also has the following suspension upgrades including the KovSport Gen I K-Bars and H&R Bilstein Combo. It also have the Euro CSi Floating Rotor braking system. The car also have the full CSi spoiler system inclusive of the Euro CSi Sport mirrors. It has all updated lighting including 5000K HID low beams and PIAA auxiliary lighting. For the music lovers, this car has a 440 watt stereo system with MB Quartz component speaker system.The Head unit is a Panasonic system with Aux input (IPod or other MP3 Players), Bluetooth and detachable faceplate. The current mileage on the car is 147,458 miles but the engine and the suspension has less than 8K miles. The transmission conversion was done from a CSi and has 32K miles on it. The differential with the 3.15:1 ratio was rebuilt by Jim Blanton less than 8K miles ago.

BMW 860i Specs

By “PowerPlant Racing”
Engine Specifications
“MOLDEX” 86mm Stroked Custom Billet Crankshaft Bore 86mm
“RINEHART” Custom Tuned and Stepped Satin Black Headers Stroke 86mm
Extrude Honed CSi Intake Manifolds Displacement 5944cc
Matched and Ported Intake Gaskets Chamber 28.00cc
Lightened and Shot-Peened Con Rods Gasket 8.70cc
Balanced Con Rods, Pistons and All rotating mass components Cylinder 499.55cc
Ported and Polished Cylinder Head Piston 23.00cc
Honed Block Vt. 59.7
“BOSCH” 18.4 lbs/hour Injectors (Flow Matched to 1%) Vb. 559.25
“WISECO” Lightweight Custom Forged Pistons with 0° Offset C.R. 10.5:1
Increased Throttle Bodies Bore 3mm HP 455 HP @ 5400 RPM
Larger MAF system with “BMC” CDA Ram-Air CAI Torque 500 ft-lbs @ 4100 RPM
Schrick Cams Fuel 93 Octane Gasoline
4 Angle Valves and Valve Seats Transmission Fluid Redline
10.5:1 Compression Differential Fluid Redline
“PowerPlant Racing” Custom Chips & “ISI” Plasma Booster Brake Fluid ATE Super Blue

Drive Train Specs
6 Speed Getrag Transmission Conversion from CSi “SUPERSPRINT” Magnum Stainless Steel Exhaust
“SPEC” High Torque Clutch “BMW” Euro Headlamps
“Phoenix MotorSport” Lightweight Flywheel “BMW” Euro FTP Light Strip
“Blanton” 3.15 LS Differential with 50% lockup “BMW”
///M Body Kit & Mirrors
“UUC” Evo-3 Short Shifter “BMW”
///M Door Sills
“HARTGE” Classic 19″ Staggered Rims with Pirelli P-Zero Rosso”BMW”
///M Oil Cap
“BMW” Euro CSI Engine Oil Cooler” “BMW”
///M Valve Stem Caps
“M-Wrench” Stainless Steel Brake Lines
“H&R” Sport Springs
“PANASONIC” CQ-C7205U Head Unit w/ BT
“M-Wrench” Spring Spacer Pads
“MBQUART” Component speaker System
“BILSTEIN” Sport Shocks
“ALPINE” V-12 5 Channel 440 Watt Amp
“K-Bar” Gen 1 Anti-Sway Bars (28.5mm Front & 19.0mm Rear)
“JL AUDIO” 10″ 125 Watt Subwoofer
“M-Wrench” Static Camber Plates (-1.6° Front Camber)
“BMW” Euro CSi Floating Rotor Brake System
Custom Drilled, Chamfered and Cryo Treated Rotors

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I have no idea where the reserve is set, but the bidding is pretty darn low so far for this much car. With the recent engine conversion, I’d guess the buyer was hoping for something well north of $30k. If someone can get that reserve off at a reasonable price, this is a very cool and very unique E31.

-NR

1996 BMW 750iL

Have a lot of enemies? Live in a really bad neighborhood? Hang out with known undesirables? Or just generally paranoid? Then look no further, we have found your car. This is certainly something you don’t see every day, a fully armored, long wheelbase, V12, 7-series. These cars were pretty rare in the US market, and were mainly reserved for the wealthy, with an original MSRP of just under $100K.

If you were the member of the 1% that made their money by stepping on a few toes, the full armor treatment was a must. Judging by the list of previous owners, I’m really surprised that this car has not actually seen fire. The lack of bullet wounds on this car may be attributed to the 5.4L V12 that made 322 bhp and 361 lb/ft of torque getting this land yacht to safety. No matter what your motivations, or social situation, this black fortress is a cool way to act like a boss.

Year: 1996
Model: 750iL
Engine: 5.4 liter V12
Transmission: 5-speed automatic
Mileage: 125,000 mi
Price: $5,800

Armored 1996 750iL on craigslist

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This car is immaculate. Car fax will tell you this car was owned by Ronald McDonald Corp. Then the CIA out of Langley, VA. Have service records. Car is black. Sunroof. Fully loaded. Leather heated interior. Black. Low miles. I hate to sell but need the money asap. So price is firm. Car is classified as armoured limousine which makes it 4 inches longer I was told. Cannot upload pics but car is a beauty. BBS rims. Have original tail lights but led lights are on the car now. Looks sharper!!

I can send pics via text or email. Call if serious. 919 618 5177 Also for more info and yes it is really bullet proof! Look at windows!!Or can give VIN for car fax for you. Has roll up shades, back roll up is temperamental meaning works when it wants to, that will need to be fixed. Nice car. OMG, we hate to sell.

From the description, it sounds like this car has the usual quirks of a 16 year old car. The asking price on this car is on par with that of a well kept 750iL, so you’re basically getting the armor package for free!  At $5,800 you can’t ask for more than that, except maybe an armed driver to go along with it.

-Brian

Wild and Wide: 1988 BMW 750iL “M7” for sale

As long as there have been ///M cars from BMW, there have been rumors, hopes and dreams of a 7-series worked over by BMW’s performance division. As BMW follows Audi and Mercedes towards racecar-ing every model possible, an M7 may be closer than ever before – but I’m not going to hold my breath.

Some people aren’t willing to wait for BMW to finally release an M7. Some people know they have what it takes to make an M7 of their OWN. Some people are pretty sure that a body kit makes an ///M car. Today’s seller is one of those people, combining a Koenig body kit and some badges to turn an E31 750iL into… something different. It’s actually pretty awesome from the rear, but from the side and front the lines get all mixed up and make me dizzy and nauseous. It DOES have a V12, so there’s some performance cred there, but open the hood and the filth and duct tape will quickly make you wish for something more maintainable.

1988 BMW 750iL Widebody for sale on eBay

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Selling a 1988 BMW 750IL with ///M7 wide body made by KOEING. The car comes with 112,180 original miles. The car is V12. The title is clear and never had any problems. If you want I can take it to the local dealer and let them inspect everything once again but you will have to pay for that. The car was just inspected by NEW YORK STATE Inspection and I have paperwork for it. The kit was ordered originally from Germany. It cost $8,500 USD and also comes with the 19″ BMW 750 wheels which there are 245/35/19 from and rear 305/35/19 at cost $2,200 USD. There was exhaust replaced from cutback at cost $1,600 USD and the list goes on. The interior and the leather is in very good condition. There is a cut in the rear seat about 1 inch long but easy fix.!! My Loss your Gain. The paint is not 100% The car is a head turner!!

Dont call me and waist my time please!!

Willing to trade for “2003 and up Silverado 2500 ONLY!!!!!!!!

Priced to sell at $5,000, this seller is avoiding the usual trap of adding up what he spent ($11,300 just in the kit, wheels and exhaust!). This scares me even more. Someone with as questionable taste does not seem like the same person to set reasonable prices; he probably knows needs to get rid of this car. Unless you realllllly like widebodies, don’t “waist” your time.

-NR

1994 BMW 850CSi

One of my favorite grand touring coupes, the 850CSi is the rarest of the E31 8-series cars with only 225 making it to North America. The 850CSi was the top of the heap performance wise, with the 375 bhp 5.6l V12, and a 6 speed manual gearbox, these cars shot to 60mph in the mid 5 second range, these cars were essentially the failed M8 project in plain clothes.

This black beauty for sale in Lebanon, Tennessee is a well cared for example of the quintessential ’90s grand tourer.

Year: 1994
Model: 850CSi
Engine: 5.6 V12
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Mileage: 54,000 mi
Price: $54,995

1994 BMW 8-Series 850CSi on eBay

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I am selling my 1994 850csi BMW serial # 00021, one of the lowest serial numbered 850csi in existence. This car has been inside my commercial building and is driven maybe 2 times per month. It is in excellent condition with all services kept up to date along with a new clutch installed last year with only 200 miles on it. It is very reliable mechanically and physically in great shape. This car has been pampered and needs a person who will treat it as such. This car is all original inside and out and never been wrecked or painted on. The lowest first runs on the assembly line and the last runs are the more collectable in value. The car is soon to be in the antique category and will be highly appreciated by collectors. This car is sold as is with no warranties implied. Car will be for sale locally, therefore I reserve the right to end auction early if sold prior to eBay auction ending! This car shows extremely well for an 18 year old original car! Remember this is not a new car and does have normal age and wear on it!  Thanks and good luck on a great car!

PS. I have had many questions about the head liner in this car, it is perfect which I have provided pictures! Also for those who have asked about this car having a cassette player, the multiple disc CD player is located in the trunk from the factory which I have provided pictures, everything works fine! The tires have very little wear on them.

This is the car that myself and many others lusted over in the ’90s. Even if it was a sled, and did 0-60 in 12.8 seconds, it wouldn’t have mattered as it’s one of the most beautiful cars BMW has ever produced. I’m amazed to see an 850CSi for sale in this shape, as they are rare to begin with. Add in the fact that it only has 54K miles, and suddenly the $54,995 price tag almost seems reasonable…I said almost. Putting all of the lust aside, and the rarity aside, my judgement is clearing up, and the $54K price tag seems a little bit in the stratosphere. After looking in to prices, and what these are selling for, I believe that the right BMW geek with deep pockets will want to snatch this up, however I would love to see a price tag in the $35K to $40K range. That is still way above market value, but reasonable considering the rarity and condition of this car. As always with cars like this, it’s not like you can just go to the dealer and grab one. When the opportunity presents itself, you have to pay if you want to play.

-Brian

1991 BMW 850i

Developed as an exercise in styling, technology and power, the BMW 8 series is by far one of the most beautiful cars that BMW has ever developed. Boasting cutting-edge features like keyless entry, dual-zone climate control, power tilt-and-telescope steering wheel, and windows that automatically closed at high speeds, the 8 series was the benchmark for BMW luxury, second only to the 7 series.

The advancements didn’t stop with the creature comforts. The 8501 featured a 5 liter V12, and featured industry’s first drive-by-systems, and a 6-speed gear box, resulted in 296bhp, and runs to 60 in just over 6 seconds, not a bad feat for a car weighing in at slightly less than the 7 series.

Despite all of the technology and performance packed in to the sexy body of the 850i, it wasn’t exactly a home run for BMW, likely due to the over $100K MSRP. Over the years the 8 series has been something of beauty to stare at, any something only the few brave souls venture to own.

This Sterling Silver over grey 850i for sale in Denver, Colorado is a pristine example of one of BMWs finest GT cars.

1991 BMW 850i on eBay

1991 BMW 850i

One Owner, 11,607 miles, All Service Records, Original BMW Phone In The Car, 6 Disc CD Changer
Dinan Chip, Dinan Exhaust, AC Schnitzer Wheels, OEM Battery Tender, All The Books, All the Keys, All The Records.
Tires are better than 60% tread left even has a custom car cover that is included in the sale.
Runs very very strong even here at altitude and is an very fun vehicle to drive.
This car is truely a rare find, Not another one on the planet like it for sale.
This car is free of any and all dents or dings, truely a time capsule car.
Please feel free to ask any and all questions before bidding and if you have a comment please keep it to yourself.
The Motorsports Gallery is a licensed/bonded Colorado dealer we are located in Downtown Denver.
There will be a $299.00 documentation fee added to the final bid total and any and all taxes that may be charged to in state buyers.
Feel free to call 303-292-0235 with any questions about the car.
This car is sold AS IS – Where IS, there is no warranty. We can help with setting up transportation.
If you bid please be prepared to purchase, a $1000.o0 deposit will be due within 24 hours of auction end. And full payment within 5 days of auction end.

To say a car like this is a poodle is an understatement; cars like this were developed to prove a point with regards to technology, and power.  When BMW was developing this car, reliability and cost of ownership certainly never entered the equation; besides if maintenance is your concern with buying this car, then maybe you just don’t get it.

As far as the 8 series goes this would be what I look for, if in the market. With 11,607 miles, one owner and all of the right aftermarket upgrades, this car has certainly lived the high life compared to many others you’ll find for sale. While certainly not the most desirable of the 8 series, this 850i offers the v12, and rare 6 speed making it a true drivers GT car.

The pricing on these cars tend to be all over the place, but an example like this has to fetch top dollar. All things considered, I would put this car at about $22,000, but I’m willing to bet the reserve for car this clean is in the $25,000-$30,000 range, which is way too high. We’ll see how this pans out in just a few days.

-Brian