When I saw the model year for this next car, I thought it was a typo. Did BMW really produce their classic Miami-Vice styled E31 8-series all the way through the 1997 model year? Yes. Development started in 1981, production launched in 1989 and BMW pulled the E31 from the US market in 1997 with a total sales figure of 6920 cars (and they continued to sell them in Europe through 1999). Pop up headlights and OB2 isn’t a combination you see very often, but I like it! Find this 1997 BMW 840Ci E31 offered for $15,999 in Hercules, CA via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!
Will Smith famously rapped something about “850iS if you need a lift, Who’s the kid in the drop?” in one of his Grammy Award winning singles (which was simultaneously ranked 68th greatest song of the 1990s by VH1 and ranked #19th on AOL Radio’s list of 100 Worst Songs Ever) but the fundamental error that […]
This next car came to us as a tip from Michael B who writes: With the Grand Tour now making a splash I’m reminded of one of the prettiest Grand Tourers ever in my opinion. This one has been for sale for a while in my neck of the woods. Find this 1997 BMW 840CI […]
In 1989 BMW released its replacement for the outgoing E24 6-series, it was the shark nosed shark nose E31 8-series. The 8-series was only built in one generation with about 7,000 making the trip to North America, and it was available with V8 or V12 power. You might be tempted to pickup the finicky V12 […]