1958 BMW 507 Roadster / 70183 Vehicle Information

1958 BMW 507 photograph

1958 BMW 507 photograph

1958 BMW 507 photograph

1958 BMW 507 photograph

1958 BMW 507 photograph

1958 BMW 507 photograph

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Roadster
Chassis #: 70183
Engine #: 40184
Sold for $962,500 at 2012 Gooding and Company - The Scottsdale Auction.
This BMW 507 has seen very little public use for nearly 3 decades. Its prior owner seldom opened his garage to outside enthusiasts. After a negotiation between the current and prior owner, the 507 once again saw the outside world.

The vehicle is registered as a 1960, though it was manufactured on September 30th of 1958 and delivered new to BMW's importer Fadex Commercial Corporation in New York on April 14th of 1959. It is finished in deep blue over a crimson red interior.

The car was built toward the end of a four-year run of just 252 examples, this 507 is a Series II model. It features a revised dash layout and a relocated fuel tank that increased interior space. This allowed the seats to be moved several inches rearward to accommodate taller drivers. It also had more streamlined stowage for the convertible top.

The odometer of this BMW shows just over 77,000 miles and the car has never required a comprehensive restoration.

Of the 252 BMW 507s built, it is believed that just 202 have survived.

This vehicle is powered by a 3168cc overhead valve alloy V-8 engine with twin Zenith 32 NDIX carburetors. It produces 155 horsepower and mated to a four-speed manual transmission with four-wheel hydraulic Alfin drum brakes.

In 2012, the car was offered for sale by Gooding & Company at their Scottsdale, Az. auction. The car was estimated to sell for $900,000 - $1,200,000. The car found new ownership for the sum of $962,500, inclusive of buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Feb 2012


2012 Gooding and Company - The Scottsdale Auction

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $900,000-USD $1,200,000 
Sale Price :
USD $962,500

1958 BMW 507 Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1958 sales)
1958 BMW 507 Roadster Series II
Chassis#: 70134
Sold for USD$2,191,251
  2020 RM Sothebys : Paris
1958 BMW 507 image  1958 BMW 507 image  
1958 BMW 507 Roadster Series II
Chassis#: 70157
Sold for USD$2,175,000
  2019 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale Arizona
1958 BMW 507 image  
1958 BMW 507 3.2-Litre Series II Roadster
Chassis#: 70100
Sold for USD$3,008,717
  2018 Bonhams : The Bond Street Sale
 
1958 BMW 507 Roadster Series II
Chassis#: 70127
Sold for USD$2,182,327
  2018 RM Sothebys : Paris
 
1958 BMW 507 Series II
Chassis#: 70081
Sold for USD$2,750,000
  2017 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
1958 BMW 507 image  1958 BMW 507 image  
1958 BMW 507 Series II
Chassis#: 70157
Sold for USD$1,925,000
  2014 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours
1958 BMW 507 image  
1958 BMW 507 Series II
Chassis#: 70134
Sold for USD$1,815,000
  2014 Gooding & Company - Amelia Island Sale
1958 BMW 507 image  1958 BMW 507 image  
1958 BMW 507 Series II Roadster
Chassis#: 70180
Sold for USD$1,650,000
  2013 RM Auction - Art of the Automobile
 
1958 BMW 507
Chassis#: 70183
Sold for USD$962,500
  2012 Gooding and Company - The Scottsdale Auction
1958 BMW 507 image  1958 BMW 507 image  
1958 BMW 507 Roadster
Chassis#: 70192
Sold for USD$1,072,500
  2011 RM Auctions at Monterey
1958 BMW 507 image  1958 BMW 507 image  
1958 BMW 507 Series II
Chassis#: 70128
Sold for USD$935,000
  2009 Pebble Beach Auction : Gooding & Company
1958 BMW 507 image  1958 BMW 507 image  

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1958 BMW 507's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the BMW 507 Loewy Concept1957 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Pichon et Parat
Chassis information for the BMW 5071957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 70019
Chassis information for the BMW 5071957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 70038
Engine Num: 40037
Chassis information for the BMW 5071957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 70044
Engine Num: 40051
Chassis information for the BMW 5071957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 70048
Chassis information for the BMW 5071957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 70079
Chassis information for the BMW 5071957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 70156
Engine Num: 40024
Chassis information for the BMW 5071958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 70081
Engine Num: 40090
Chassis information for the BMW 5071958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 70128
Engine Num: 40140
Chassis information for the BMW 5071958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 70134
Engine Num: 40146
Chassis information for the BMW 5071958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 70138
Chassis information for the BMW 5071958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 70157
Chassis information for the BMW 5071958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 70183
Engine Num: 40184
Chassis information for the BMW 5071958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 70192


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