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1986 Beige BMW 5 Series [Pre-89]

Hampshire, United Kingdom


BMW E28 525e /// Sports Seats /// Excellent History /// 2 Owners

FOR SALE: Just two owners from new with excellent history, factory sports seats, and 107k miles.
Bronzit Beige Metallic paintwork, Nutria houndstooth sports seats, Automatic transmission, 15-inch cross-spoke alloy wheels, Electric tilt and slide sunroof, Kenwood KRC-363D cassette radio with original documentation, Electric front windows, Electrically-adjustable door mirrors, Power assisted steering, Digital clock, BMW toolkit, Jack, Spare wheel, Spare key.
The classic lines of the E28 lend themselves perfectly to period colours like Bronzit Beige, and on this example the paint presents in great order with a lustful shine throughout. Its shark nose is almost completely free of any stone chips, the panels are nice and straight along both sides, and there are no signs of corrosion in any of the common E28 weak spots. All in all, an excellent and very usable example sure to draw admiring glances out on the road.
The interior of this 525e is a delight, smelling just like a well cared for ‘80s BMW should. But what makes this particular example so special are the rare and desirable factory-fitted sports seats in lovely houndstooth cloth – a real treat for the enthusiast. The Nutria upholstery has worn really well over the years, and aside from only one very small area on the driver’s bolster, it remains showing only light use throughout.
Having clearly been garaged for most of its life there are no cracks to be found on the dash, which is normally very common in BMWs of this era. The headlining is also perfect, and all the electrics work just as they should – even a period Kenwood head unit is still present, as fitted circa 1989. At the rear of the car the seats appear almost unused, and the boot area is also nice and tidy.
With 107k miles on the clock she may not be the lowest mileage E28 available but rest assured this 525e runs like a dream, really inspiring the driver with confidence. It performs beautifully on test and still returns excellent fuel economy along the way. The car is accompanied by a superb maintenance record from new, and since arriving with us it has been fully inspected with a fresh service carried out for the new keeper’s peace of mind.
This 525e sits on 15-inch cross-spoke alloys, each one in excellent condition with only light patina to report. The tyres have plenty of tread remaining front and rear, and the brakes are also in great shape having just been checked.
The E28 was first registered in August 1986 and was supplied new by Milcars BMW, Stanmore. It has now driven 107k miles in the hands of only two keepers. The car is accompanied by a comprehensive maintenance record, with 9 BMW stamps in the original service booklet plus a raft of invoices detailing the 20 subsequent services carried out. There are plenty of invoices for additional works in between along with MOT certificates dating back to 1998. Since arriving at 4 Star the car has been fully inspected and freshly serviced for the new keeper’s peace of mind. The MOT is valid until February 2021.
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  • LayoutFront Engined
  • Size2.7L
  • AspirationNormally Aspirated


  • Power 123 bhp
  • Top speed 114 mph
  • Acceleration0 to 62 in 11.4 s


  • TypeAuto
  • Driven wheelsRear Wheel Drive


  • TypePetrol


  • Doors4
  • ColourBeige
  • Body typeSaloon


  • Previous owners1

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