Lot 21

2014   |   Amelia Island Auction 2014

1958 BMW 507 Series II

SOLD $1,815,000

Estimate

$1,500,000 - $1,800,000

Chassis

70134

Engine

40146 Body No. 1133

Car Highlights

Among the Most Desirable European Sports Cars of the 1950s

One of Only 252 Examples Ever Built

Highly Sought-After Series II Model

Elegant White over Blue Color Scheme

Very Original, Matching-Numbers Example

Single-Family Ownership for Almost 30 Years

Featured on the Cover of Roundel Magazine

Offered with Original Workshop Manual, Service Records, and History File

Eligible for the Best International Events Including the Mille Miglia

Technical Specs

3,168 CC OHV 90° Alloy V-8 Engine

Twin Zenith 32 NDIX Carburetors

150 BHP at 5,000 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Hydraulic Alfin Drum Brakes

Independent Front Suspension with Parallel Wishbones and Torsion Bars

Live Rear Axle with Torsion Bars

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note this vehicle is titled 1957. Please also note that although BMW 507s have been welcomed at events such as the Mille Miglia, Gooding encourages any bidders interested in participating in such events with this car to contact event organizers directly, in order to determine the eligibility of a 1958 model year BMW 507 Series II that was constructed in 1957.

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