1981 BMW 528i (E12)

Price: - Item location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: BMW
  • Model: 5-Series
  • Type: Sedan
  • Year: 1981
  • Mileage: 106100
  • VIN: WBACJ9503B6784548
  • Color: Gold
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Vehicle Title: Clean
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1981 BMW 5-Series

· Well maintained classic beauty; The E12 was the first BMW to carry the 5 series badge.

· Long history of maintenance records (including original window sticker!)

· Cashmere paint n great condition with some minor scratches here and there, but original andbeautiful (some signs of age on the roof of the car where the clear coat is fading, but still looks great).

· 5-speed manual transmission

· 106,100 miles(approximate)

· Third owner (owned/enjoyed since 2015). Second owner owned from early 2014; Fist owner owned (and really maintained) since early 1981 until sold in 2014.

· No reported accidents

· Fog lights(working)

· Power driver’s side mirror (works)

· Power sliding and tiling sunroof (works)

· Original dealer installed BBS wheels (including spare)

· Kumho KH17P195/70HR14 tires in excellent condition

· Ice cold air conditioning

· Power windows (all work)

· Original factoryAM/FM cassette player

· Front seats in good shape for their age; covered with real sheepskin covers

· Rear seats recently reupholstered and look beautiful.

· Alternator replaced in June 2018

· Tie Rod Assembly(outer and center) and left lower control arm replaced in August 2018

· Many extra miscellaneous spare parts included (including spare bumper, front air dam, window switches, misc. interior and exterior hardware parts)

· Car is ahead-turner and a pleasure to cruise down the highway. Have done 4 years worth of drives toAsheville, NC, form Atlanta, GA, for the Vintage (check it out: https://www.atthevintage.com/) and she purrs down the highway and has never let us down.

· Runs great with no known mechanical issues

· I do not have the proper garage space needed to keep the car protected long-term.

· As is, no warranties.

· $1000 non-refundable deposit due within 48 hours of auction close via PayPal

· Full payment due within 7 days of auction close.

Known Issues:

· Small cracks in dash (see photos), but overall the dash is in excellent condition.

· Cassette player is not working.

· Car is probably due for new brake rotors (pulls to the left a little bit when braking)

· Odometer works flawlessly during winter months, works off and on during warmer weather. This has been a weekend driver only for me since I have owned it and history of records leads me to believe that the miles on the odometer are not significantly off from true miles.