Lot 17

2014   |   Amelia Island Auction 2014

1958 BMW 501 A

SOLD $121,000

Estimate

$90,000 - $120,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

54989

Engine

12065

Car Highlights

One of the Finest Restored Examples Today

Rare Late-Production 501 A V-8 Sedan

Attractive Silver Finish with Blue Leather

Late-2000s Concours-Quality Restoration by Marque Experts

Wonderful Example of BMW’s First Postwar Design

Accompanied by Dossier Containing History and Receipts

Technical Specs

2,580 CC OHV Alloy V-8 Engine

Single Solex Downdraft Carburetor

110 BHP at 4,800 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Independent Front Suspension with Torsion Bars and Wishbones

Live Rear Axle with Torsion Bars

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