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.
Bmw 507 value.
The bmw 507 is a roadster that was produced by bmw from 1956 to 1959.
A 1957 bmw 507 roadster sold for more than 5 million at the recent bonham auction at the 2018 goodwood festival of speed.
Initially intended to be exported to the united states at a rate of thousands per year it ended up being too expensive resulting in a total production figure of 252 cars and heavy losses for bmw.
Unfortunately due to high development costs high price and lack of interest the 507 was an expensive poor selling car.
The bmw 507 was conceived by us.
Bmw engineer fritz fiedler was assigned to design the rolling chassis using existing components wherever.
As such the 507 attracted many well to do and famous owners including motorsports icon john surtees and even elvis presley.
1959 bmw 507 values and more.
The final price not only doubled the cars pre auction estimate it.
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 story starts in december 1958 in frankfurt germany when elvis bought a used bmw 507 after starting his military service.
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 hagerty classic car valuation tool is designed to help you learn how to value your 1959 bmw 507 and assess the current state of the classic car market.
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Bmw introduced their 507 roadster in 1956.
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The 507 was the first bmw.