When it comes to the classic model in BMW, we usually turn to one model, 507. The incredible style coupé that was released between 1956 and 1960 and the company was issued for the good reason only 252 copies, which makes it very high. an example of the tax sought.
And very expensive!
Although it is rare to see older models of BMW being sold for more than $ 1 million at special auctions, it would not be surprising to see this beautiful 507 emerge unexpectedly adding more than that.
The model, surprisingly, spent the last forty years in a warehouse in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
People like Elvis Presley, as well as former Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone, own copies. Two series is recommended. The first ones are only 34. The model found is the second one whose production was launched somewhere in 1957.
And the interesting thing is that the story of the revealed version is well known. It was purchased a new one in Caracas, Venezuela, before the father of the current owner acquired it in the late 1970’s.
Funnily enough, it is one of the many family-owned BMW 507s.
yes Bonhams Group, which will give it up for auction, explains that this car is actually used, which is confirmed by its condition. Its upholstery, for example, is original and reflects its experience. The exterior was repainted in the 1970’s with a Pontiac tint. Underneath the helmet are 193.3 cubic inches V8, a barrier that previously increased the capacity of 150 horses. The manual gearbox is four-speed and has the signature of ZF equipment manufacturer.
This game took 11 seconds to reach 100 kilometers per hour at that time, 11 seconds of pure fun, we can guess.
Bonhams estimates its value between 1.8 and 2.2 million Americans. It will be released at Concours Audrain, Rhode Island, in September.