1995 BMW 840Ci

While the BMW E31 isn’t a model that we feature constantly here on GCFSB, it’s certainly one that graces the pages on a regular basis. However, nearly all of the time we’re looking at the car that grabbed the headlines – the V12 engined derivatives that really brought BMW’s Grand Touring coupe more towards the jet set. However, quietly in 1993 BMW launched a more affordable and economic version of the 8-series when it planted the all-aluminum M60 V8 in the slanting nose. Perhaps enthusiasts overlooked it a bit because it wasn’t as powerful as the M70/73 or the S70, but to me the 840 was closer to the 635CSi that it replaced than the V12 model was. Like most of the end-of-the-run E24s, the 840 only came to the U.S. in automatic though, meaning less enthusiasts saw it as an exciting development. The 840Ci thereby became the red-headed stepchild of the E31 lineup – not exotic enough to grab the same headlines as the V12, but too expensive and not manual or powerful enough for the M crowd. Two decades on, though, the more rare to find 840Cis might just be a smart alternative for those interested in the awesome BMW GT:

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Year: 1995
Model: 840Ci
Engine: 4.0 liter V8
Transmission: 5-speed automatic
Mileage: 99,000 mi
Price: Reserve Auction

1995 BMW 840 CI SPORT
ONE OF THE MOST RAREST & EXOTIC CARS THAT BMW EVER MADE!!
COLOR: DARK METALLIC GREEN

MY CAR IS IN ABSOLUTE EXCELLENT CONDITION
ONLY 99,000 MILES

FACTORY SPORT EVERYTHING
FACTORY 18″ M// RACING WHEEL PACKAGE
W/ NEW STAGGERED TIRES!!!
NEW 4-WHEEL BRAKE JOB!!

FULLY LOADED WITH TONS OF OPTIONS:
DUAL POWER SEATS W / MEMORY AND POWER LUMBAR SUPPORT
POWER MIRRORS
POWER WINDOWS
POWER MOONROOF
POWER DOOR LOCKS
REMOTE KEYPAD ENTRY
DUAL POWER HEATED SEATS
TRACTION CONTROL
FACTORY PREMIUM SOUND SYSTEM W/ SUBWOOFER
FACTORY CD PLAYER
FACTORY M// RACING STEERING WHEEL WITH POWER & MEMORY
CRUISE CONTROL
ON BOARD SYSTEMS COMPUTER
OH! IT HAS EVERYTHING!!!!
LOOK AT ALL OF THE PICTURES!!!
EVERYTHING IS IN PERFECT WORKING ORDER
ALL DIGITAL DISPLAYS AND PIXELS ARE LIKE BRAND NEW
LOTS OF MAINTENANCE HAS BEEN PERFORMED OVER THE LAST 2 YRS
I HAVE RECEIPTS

INTERIOR IS IN EXCELLENT/NEAR SHOWROOM CONDITION
ALL THE TRIM AND DASHBOARD IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION
BODY AND PAINT ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AS WELL
THIS CAR HAS BEEN PROFESSIONALLY SERVICED BY BMW & BMW TECHNICIANS
HAS ALWAYS BEEN ADULT OWNED & GARAGED!

I DRIVE THIS CAR EVERY CHANCE I GET AS LONG AS THE WEATHER PERMITS
THE CAR CAN BE DRIVEN ANYWHERE AT ANYTIME !
I WILL MISS IT.
IT’S A GREAT CRUISER ESPECIALLY ON THE HIGHWAY
AND STILL VERY FUEL EFFICIENT !!
I STAGGERED THE TIRES:
FRONT : 245/40 ZR 18
REAR : 275/35 ZR 18
THE RIMS ARE IN PERFECT CONDITION AS SHOWN IN MY PHOTOS
BRAND NEW STAINLESS STEEL EXHAUST
THE FRONT SUSPENSION HAS BEEN REPLACED
WITH ALL NEW WITH TIE RODS, LINKS, CONTROL ARMS, BUSHINGS, BILSTEIN SHOCKS FRONT & REAR
NEW RUBBER HOSES & BELTS
THE CAR HANDLES TIGHT AND DRIVES STRAIGHT WITH A NICE SMOOTH RIDE HUGGING THE PAVEMENT
THE DRIVETRAIN IS PERFECT AND SMOOTH
SUPER DRY & CLEAN UNDERCARRIAGE
THE HEADLINER IS BRAND NEW HIGH QUALITY SUEDE
ALL ORIGINAL MANUALS ARE PRESENT
THIS CAR HAS BEEN ALWAYS GARAGED
THESE CARS ARE VERY STRONG, FAST, TIGHT AND HAVE AN AMAZING RIDE.

IT RUNS AND DRIVES AS IF IT ROLLED OF THE SHOWROOM FLOOR YESTERDAY
AND THE LOW MILES WILL GIVE YOU PLENTY OF TIME TO ENJOY IT!

THE PHOTOS SHOWN HERE HAVE JUST BEEN TAKEN ABOUT 2 DAYS AGO.
PLEASE ONLY SERIOUS BUYERS MAKE CONTACT.

For any questions, please call TERRY at:
516-244-6741
DON’T WAIT TOO LONG!!
TITLE IN HAND AND READY TO GO!!!

1995 was the crossover year from the M60 4.0 to M62 4.4 liter motor and there was no indication in the listing of which motor powered, so I searched the VIN – which came up with some interesting listings. Depending on which site you believe, this car is for sale in either Massachusetts, New York or Pennsylvania for between $5,000 and $9,000. All seemed to agree, though, that this was a 4.0 and not the later 4.4 model. Horsepower between the two was the same, but the power curve of the 4.4 was a bit flatter and it had more torque. This car has some nice upgrades like the M-Parallel wheels that look the business and the stainless exhaust that echos the V12 model. With under 100,000 miles and a recent suspension overhaul, the condition appears to be very good and while the V8 model is only slightly less complicated than the V12 models, bills should be a bit lower than the more common M70 engine. Plus, don’t forget that the M60 only produced around 10 horsepower less when new and was less nose-heavy. For under $10,000, this is a great looking Grand Tourer that might just be the answer for making E31 ownership possible on a more reasonable budget.

-Carter

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2 Comments

  1. nice looking car….too bad its an auto…but still sub-100k…oxford green looks good…
    the styling is just stunning…the power plant meh…but for highway cruising it should do..nice call on the M-Paras….and exhaust

  2. I like a lot about this car, especially M sport steering wheel which look way better than stock. Car would better with better tires too. Nankang tires are generally junk. Nevertheless, well preserved specimen.

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