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SOLD on or around October 18, 2019

36,000 miles

Sale Price Unknown
1998 BMW M Roadster in Arctic Silver Metallic over Dark Gray & Black Nappa
  • Exterior Color Arctic Silver Metallic
  • Interior Color Dark Gray & Black Nappa
  • Soft Top Color Black
  • Engine S52
  • Other Attributes Hard Top

Seller Description

The seller is the 4th owner and has had the car since May of 2013, logging around 1550 miles behind the wheel. The car is sold with a clean Carfax and clean California title in the seller s name. The car was purchased from a collector who maintained the car well and from current knowledge the car has never been tracked by the previous owner or the current owner. The car was originally sold to Nick Alexender BMW in Los Angeles.

This 1998 BMW M Roadster is a stock 35845-mile example with the 240-hp S52 engine, 5-speed manual transmission and 4 owners since new. This is a first year M Roadster finished in Arctic Silver Metallic with a grey leather interior and black soft-top. There were 1324 Arctic Silver Metallic cars produced and only 121 in Dark Gray & Black Nappa. The BMW optional hardtop has never been off the car by the current owner, the pictures show the soft top folded down. The car is very clean inside and out and maintenance in mid-2016 included belts and new fluids in the engine, transmission, cooling system and brakes (see photo). CarFax and AutoCheck reports provided below verify mileage and show no accident history The most recent service done at an authorized BMW dealer included oil change and overall multipoint vehicle inspection.

Arctic Silver Metallic paint is presumed to be original. There are minor scuffs on the front of the hardtop and under the spoiler lip (per photos). The optional hardtop has never been removed by the current owner. There is a curbed wheel minor scuff as indicated on the pictures. The car has been stored on a rack in a climate controlled environment. The canvas material appears to be in good condition. Per the pictures. Staggered alloys are wrapped with Falken FK 452 tires. The fronts are 225/45ZR17; the rears are 245/40ZR17 s. Dealership indicated in good condition per inspection report.Included in the sale are all original tools, manuals and keys including the original window sticker and service history


Auburn, CA

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Posted: 10/18/2019 1:03:49 PM by Jon Martin

Listing removed; looks like it sold

Posted: 9/12/2019 10:28:29 AM by Jon Martin

It only has 2k miles in the last 6.5 years since we last saw it. The hard top is the big plus and the low mileage is nice.

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