8 Series

850i Auto

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BMW 8 Series 850i Auto

  • Body Type: Coupe
  • Gearbox: Automatic
  • Interior: Marine Blue Nappa Leather
  • Registered: 1990
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Mileage: 44883
  • Engine Size: 4988
  • Finished in: Alpine White

Vehicle Description

***PLEASE WATCH OUR YOUTUBE VIDEO FOR A FULL WALK ROUND DESCRIPTION OF THIS VEHICLE*** Here I have for sale my own BMW 850i that I have owned for the last four and a half years. This an extremely rare example in Alpine White with Marine Blue Nappa leather interior and has covered just 44,883 miles from new. There are very few early 850's remaining and the larger engined V12's are far more sought after than the smaller engined sibling, the 840. This vehicle started it's life in 1990, being sold by BMW Hong Kong diplomat sales. It remained in Hong Kong for nearly 10 years and then was brought to the UK in 2000. At this point, the colour was changed to silver. It was owned by a gent in Surrey for the following twelve years, during which time receipts are present for over £15,000 of regular maintenance work. It then transferred ownership to a client of mine, who owns a large chauffeur business in Central London. He owns several interesting cars and was drawn to the vehicle due to it's low mileage and excellent condition. It covered just 1,000 miles in his ownership and was stored in an underground garage for the majority of its time there. I spotted it whilst visiting on business and over the course of several month's discussions I managed to persuade him to part with it! Once I got the vehicle home I did some digging into it's past and discovered that it's original colour was Alpine White, not the silver paintwork that it had at that time. I took the decision to have it totally stripped (every panel off) and repainted in it's original colour. Over my ensuing period of ownership I have spent thousands improving and maintaining it: new batteries, ECU replacement, dash pixel repairs, suspension arms, servicing, coil packs, wiring improvements/repairs, original genuine Alpina wheels with the correct centre caps and plenty more things. It has lived almost 100% undercover with me, either in my unit or under our large carport at home. I have covered less than 1,000 miles in it as I planned to keep it for a substantial amount of time. However, as my Transporter sales business has expanded I'm running out of room so both this and my 1993 Mercedes S600 are having to make way for them! There is not a single bit of rust anywhere on the body and the paintwork is in exceptional order for a 30 year old vehicle. The interior is excellent with very little wear showing on the seats, certainly not what you would expect for a vehicle of this age. It starts and drives very well and as with any vehicle of this age that has done so few miles in the last 10 years it would really benefit from being driven regularly. As with any vehicle of this age, there are things that aren't 100% perfect, so it's not concours condition. The interior panel underneath the sunroof has never been present, so from inside the vehicle you can see the channels that the sunroof moves within. There are other minor imperfections but nothing that stops the enjoyment of the vehicle or detracts from it's amazing looks. If you are looking for an appreciating modern classic this ticks all the boxes: low numbers made, most desirable model, low mileage, low owners, good history and very good condition. The original wallet with hand book and 2 keys are present, along with a file full of receipts. It passed it's MOT recently so is fully road ready. Please contact Andy on 07427 124581 to discuss this vehicle in more detail.

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