<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651

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Lot 59
1997 BMW 840Ci

Sold for US$ 20,160 inc. premium
1997 BMW 840Ci
VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651

4,398cc DOHC V8 Engine
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
286bhp at 5,700rpm
5-Speed Automatic Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Disc Brakes

*An all-time BMW classic
*A California car for decades and just 51,500 miles from new
*Stealth Black on Black livery
*Clean and timeless GT design with stellar V8 Power


THE 8-SERIES BMW

Following the deletion of the much loved '6' series, BMW upped its game with the successor '8' series models. Developed by BMW's Motorsport division and intended as flagships for the company's advanced technology, the first of these multi-cylinder sports Coupes arrived in 1989 in the form of the 5.0-liter V12-powered 850Ci. The range was extended to include 5.4-liter V12 850CSi and 4.4-liter V8 840Ci models before production ceased in 1999. As one would expect of a top-of-the-range BMW, build quality was exemplary, the passenger compartment being virtually airtight, which necessitated the provision of an ingenious system that automatically dropped the windows slightly to facilitate door opening and closure. As well as stupendous performance - 0-60mph in around 6 seconds and an electronically limited maximum speed of 155mph - the '8' series offered the latest in suspension technology, featuring computerized monitoring and adjustment of damper settings. That safety had been of equal concern to its designers was reflected in the provision of body crumple zones, a rigid passenger cell, anti-lock brakes and driver/passenger airbags as standard. Although out of production for more than decade, the '8' series was blessed with classically proportioned, understated and essentially timeless styling that has not dated, and these beautiful and exclusive Gran Turismos still look modern today.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

Completed at the Munich-based 'Bayerische Motoren Werke' (BMW) plant in April of 1997, this stellar 840Ci was destined for the US market. The BMW was finished in Black over Black as it appears today and would be kept in Florida and the Midwest until 2004, when it relocated to California where it has remained since. Bar some light front bumper damage, the BMW remains largely original, and the 51,500 miles recorded on the odometer are neatly documented on Carfax report. With its clean GT design and powerful DOHC All-Alloy V8 engine, these luxurious motorcars are demanding more and more attention in the marketplace.
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<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
<b>1997 BMW 840Ci</b><br />VIN. WBAEF8322VCC31651
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