1958 BMW 507 Roadster Vehicle Profile

1958 BMW 507 photograph

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
Bayerische Motoren Werke began in 1961 as an aircraft engine manufacturer. The firm expanded into motorcycle production in the early 1920s and in 1928 it took over the Dixi Company in Eisenach, Germany, which produced under license a version of the British Austin Seven. Following World War II, BMW barely survived by producing expensive low-volume high-quality automobiles. The struggling company was approached by U.S. dealer Max Hoffman to return to its roots and produce a sports car. BMW recruited German-American industrial designer Count Albrecht Goertz, who styled the 507 as an open two-seat roadster.

The first BMW 507 with this body style was introduced at the Frankfurt, Germany automobile show in the fall of 1955. Designed by Graf (Count) Albrecht Goertz this car was manufactured on November 27, 1957 and first delivered in Caracas, Venezuela on January 17, 1958. There have been five owners before being purchased by the current owner on December 26, 1974. It is number 101 of purportedly 254 BMW 507s built between 1955 and 1959. It has an aluminum V8 engine with a 3168cc displacement producing over 150 DIN hp with a ZF four-speed synchromesh gear box. Front suspension is double wishbones with a live rear axle Panhard rod rear suspension. The springing media are adjustable torsion bars both front and rear. It has been reported that Italian designer Georgio Giugiaro called the BMW 507 'the most beautiful car' he ever saw.


No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

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
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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
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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


Vehicle information, history, and specifications from concept to production.

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