Oh Yeah: 1993 BMW 550i V12 Wagon E34

The BMW E34 5-series was a large luxury family car from BMW, available as a sedan or wagon (estate).  We don’t see the wagon versions very often on the road anymore, but they offer a surprising amount of room for the kids/gear/junk while maintaining the classic BMW luxury, handling and performance.  Regrettably, for the US market BMW felt it only needed an inline-6 in the wagon when equipped with a manual gearbox, or a small V8 when equipped with a slushbox, but some visionary lunatic decided the E34 needed a V12 6-speed. Find this 1993 BMW 550i V12 Wagon E34 offered for $18,000 in East Hampton, CT via craigslist. Tip from Bill.


From the seller:

1993 525i 

condition: excellent 

cylinders: 12 cylinders 

drive: rwd 

fuel: gas 

odometer: 16700 

paint color: green 

size: mid-size 

title status: clean 

transmission: manual 

type: wagon 

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Please read the entire posting BEFORE you Email or Text me. Anyone asking if its still available will get a sarcastic reply. If you are offering a trade that fits within the parameters listed below, please remember that we will be dealing in RETAIL Dollars. If you are a dealer this could work to your advantage. I have researched the price on this and it falls within the scope of what a similar 850CSI, CI would sell for in todays market according to Nadaguides.




1993 BMW 525i Body sitting on a mid 90’s BMW 850Ci Chassis. (no this isn’t a misprint) 



It goes like this. The ultimate sleeper. Lowered, garage kept, never driven in winter by me.



850CI V-12 motor



850 CI 6 speed manual transmission, drive line and rear end



850 CI brakes and suspension



leather interior in good shape



20/40 3M window tint



17″ wheels with Michelin Pilot tires



Stainless exhaust



LED headlight system (6000 lumens per bulb)



New music system, Ipod, Satellite, CD compatible



Valentine One Radar unit built in



Service Records for during my tenure of ownership



Can only be seen by appointment ONLY



I don’t need help selling it



If this ad is still running then this car is still for sale



I will consider a trade of one of the following:



2014 Cadillac CTS3.6 AWD Premium wagon



late model Jeep Rubicon 4×4 gas or diesel



possible late model diesel station wagon 



Mercedes Sprinter Van 172″ wheelbase, Extra high roof



2006-2010 Chevy Silverado 2500/3500hd diesel crew cab long bed < 200k miles

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