THE OVERVIEW Offered for an appreciating new owner is this 1987 BMW 535is E28 sedan! Finished in "Diamantshwarz" metallic over bone, this 99.99% rust-free two owner California car shows just over 163,200 miles on its currently non-working odometer. [It has been sitting in storage for the past two years]. It sports great running factory 182 horsepower 3.5 liter inline six cylinder engine mated to speed automatoc transmission with sport and winter mode selector, four wheel disc brakes with anti-lock [ABS], electric windows and sunroof, electric leather Recaro-sourced sport seats, front and rear "is"-spec spoilers, 17" one-piece throwing star wheels with decent rubber, updated cd stereo with working electric antenna, electric mirrors, cruise control. air conditioning and more. It is being sold with clean and clear California title, factory owners manual and other books and is great find in dry, clean and E28 sedan!THE BODY AND TRIM The exterior of this car is in GOOD/DECENT 99.99% RUST-FREE DRY AND CLEAN CONDITION THROUGHOUT! The paint finish sports very good overall shine with dented/scraped area on right front corner, small dent on rear corner along with several rock nicks, scuffs scratches, clear-coat peeling and faded spots. The good news is that this California specimen is as close to 100% rust-free as you will find in 30 year-old classic E28!THE INTERIOR As hope is articulated in the photos here, the interior of this 1987 BMW is in good original condition overall. The headliner, door panels and carpets are in good condition, all of the gauges and controls work well. Known imperfections include the ABS light on intermittently, small section of material missing atop the driver side door panel, driver seat side bolster all messed up, some minor heat cracking on the vinyl dash, some light wear/tear and cracking on the other seat leather, A/C not blowing cold, gear shift lever is loose, tachometer is intermittent and the aforementioned odometer not functioning. Also the tools are missing and the style spare wheel could use new tire installed.THE DRIVING EXPERIENCE This classic BMW starts perfectly with very good running engine, good shifting transmission, good solid braking [but needs the typical hydro accumulator replaced], good tight steering and nice balanced handling. There is some typical wheel shimmy and guibo wear producing light shudder under hard acceleration in first gear. Overall, this budget-priced classic still provides satisfying driving experience.THE DETAILS AND $$$$ 1. This 1987 535is is being sold with clear and clear California title and it just passed stringent smog testing. IT WILL BE SOLD AS IS WHERE IS. I invite and very much welcome prospective new owners to come see, feel, drive and inspect this car in person. NOTE: There will be no post-sale inspections to determine whether you actually want to purchase this car. So, PLEASE bid thoughtfully 2. Zero feedback bidders please contact me prior to bidding or bids will be cancelled immediately. This car is also being advertised in other venues and reserve the right to end auction at any time at my discretion. 3. will assist with shipping arrangements [buyer pays costs]. I recommend Chris at Kelly's Auto Transport at 951-845-6224 4. Winning bidder please call 650-350-8828 and/or email me thru ebay within 24 hours of auction close. 5. $500 non-refundable down payment via Paypal w/in 2 days of auction close. 6. Balance of purchase due via CASH in person, bank wire transfer or certified funds within 5 days of auction close thank you.AND.....,,,,.PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO PHONE ME, EVAN AT 650-350-8828 TO REQUEST ADDITIONAL PHOTOS, TEST DRIVE VIDEO OR TO SCHEDULE IN-PERSON VIEWINGS AND/OR MECHANICAL INSPECTIONS.
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