The 507 was the first bmw.
Bmw 507 price.
Hoffman initially targeted a 5000 price point for the 507 but bmw which essentially hand built each car could not reach profitable production levels.
Bmw engineer fritz fiedler was assigned to design the rolling chassis using existing components wherever.
At the rock stars request bmw exchanged the cars engine with which hans stuck had previously won a hill climbing race for a lightweight v8 series engine with 150 hp which was very powerful for those days.
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The final price not only doubled the cars pre auction estimate it.
Five decades later the once defeated german sports car collects anywhere in the neighborhood of 1 million to the bonkers price of 5040500 paid for a 1957 bmw 507 owned for 60 years by.
Unfortunately due to high development costs high price and lack of interest the 507 was an expensive poor selling car.
The bmw 507 is a roadster that was produced by bmw from 1956 to 1959.
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Automobile importer max hoffman who in 1954 persuaded the bmw management to produce a roadster version of the bmw 501 and bmw 502 saloons to fill the gap between the expensive mercedes benz 300sl and the cheap and underpowered triumph and mg sports cars.
The bmw 507 was conceived by us.
The bmw 507 is arguably the most beautiful and certainly among the rarest production models ever to emerge from munich with only 253 produced between 1956 and 1959.
The 507s initial 9000 price quickly escalated to over 11000.
The 507 was hand built at a price that eventually reached over 11000 which was a towering sum for any car at the time and it was discontinued after only two and a half years and 252 examples.
The story starts in december 1958 in frankfurt germany when elvis bought a used bmw 507 after starting his military service.
The basic lines of the 507 went on to inspire one of the greatest modern bmw designs including the z8 which became its spiritual successor in the.
A 1957 bmw 507 roadster sold for more than 5 million at the recent bonham auction at the 2018 goodwood festival of speed.
Bmw introduced their 507 roadster in 1956.