In fact the bmw 850i was the first v12 production car ever to feature a 6 speed manual transmission.
Bmw 850i v12 engine.
Bmw might be known for manufacturing some of the finest inline 6 engines in the world but there was a time when they stretched their legs and gave us a v12 that was as good or better than anyone else had created.
With a proper grand touring car being a 2 door the e31 850i seems like the ultimate german gt.
And note that the v12 engine in the 850i was the basis of the mclaren f1 supercar.
The paint does show some imperfections the dealer notes but still presents well.
The seller describes this 850i as being in great driver condition inside and out and with all its electronics in working order.
They placed this engine in the 750il sedan and the cars of the 850 series.
This model of the 8 series bmw had rear wheel drive like all bmw and had different powers from the 850 v12 300 cv 50 cm3 250 km h autolimit with very high average consumption 19 l 100.
This bmw 850i is powered by a 50l v12 engine producing just under 300 hp.
While it did supplant the original e24 based 6 series in 1990 a common misconception is that the 8 series was developed as a successor.
The car was delivered new to its original owner in montreal.
The bmw e31 is the first generation of the bmw 8 seriesit is a grand tourer built by bmw from 1990 to 1999 powered by either a v8 or v12 engine.
This technical masterpiece produced a dizzying awed hush please 296hp.