Wed, 8th Dec 2021 13:00

The Pavilion Gardens Buxton

Lot 5

1999 BMW 840 CI Sport

Sold for £10,688

(including buyers premium)

Lot details

Registration No: T34 KCX
Chassis No: WBAEF82010CC67176
MOT: August 2022

  • 116,570 recorded miles and just 4 former keepers
  • Current ownership since 2011
  • Understood to be 1 of just 69 finished in Velvet Blue
  • Offered with original bookpack, handbooks and service book
  • Recent brake fettling and two new batteries
  • Collection of old invoices and MoT certificates plus 2 keys
  • Fitted with M Sport wheels and mirrors

When the Klaus Kapitza designed 8 Series was launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 1989, it felt like a glimpse into the future with its angular styling. An upmarket range with superior performance and price tag to match, the 8 Series was designed to be a standalone premium model although seen to be the successor to the 6 Series. The 8 Series was offered in 830i, 840Ci and 850i/Ci form and, when introduced in mid-1993, it was fitted with a 4 litre, V8 engine mated to either a five-speed automatic or a six-speed manual transmission. Producing a very healthy 282bhp, this version could achieve the 0-62mph sprint in an impressive 6.9 seconds; importantly with the naturally aspirated V8, acceleration was effortless and refined. Over $1 billion dollars are said to have been spent on the car's design with CAD design and wind tunnel technology. From mid-1995, production phased in the newer 4.4 litre M62B44 engine, the 4.4 Sport offered a better driving experience with considerably more torque.

For more information, please contact:
James McWilliam
07943 584760


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