On the website of the auction Baron appeared lot with 33-year-old BMW M5 in the E28 body. She is one of two RHD cars with the body color in a special color from the BMW Individual catalog and special set of options for the interior.
The car was used as a press car, so from the factory it was painted in a unique blue-black metallic. The previous owner worked in a diagnostic center for BMW, so the appearance of his car approached with special attention and almost immediately after the purchase, it was completely disassembled and re-painted in native colors. He also wanted to make my E28 as close as possible to factory condition, so the hood, front fenders, front and rear bumper, front and rear Windows, two doors, all exterior plates, nameplates and much more were replaced by new original parts.
The car interior is trimmed in red leather, the roof is made of red suede. Also in the configuration provided the hatch with electric drive, power seats, blinds for rear window and rear seat headrests. After painting the former owner started to collect the car back, replacing every light, button, lever with the slightest signs of fading or any other defects.
When the restoration’s appearance was completed, the owner began the “inside” of the car. He completely went through the motor, replacing every gasket, nut or bolt on a new one. Been replaced also wiring, timing chain, valve, idle speed and many other details, which the owner felt enough new. In the end, he wanted a car with “podrabotkoj”, which looks like the car just left the dealership, so in addition repainted the engine compartment and replaced all that were there.
Auction E28 was released in 1986 and was used as a press car BMW. In addition to the car the new owner will receive the original service book with marks about each repair starting with the first survey in 1986 and ending with the last service in October last year. All the car owners to maintain records of work performed and, moreover, kept all receipts for every part installed in the car.