1957 BMW 507 Roadster Vehicle Profile

1957 BMW 507 photograph

1957 BMW 507 photograph

1957 BMW 507 photograph

1957 BMW 507 photograph

1957 BMW 507 photograph

1957 BMW 507 photograph

1957 BMW 507 photograph

1957 BMW 507 photograph

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Roadster
Designer: Albrecht Graf Goertz
The BMW 507 was the brainchild of BMW's New York importer, Max Hoffman. The car was based on the BMW 502 and 503 and used BMW's 3.2-liter overhead-valve V8 engine, and its body was designed by Count Albrecht von Goertz, a protégé of Raymond Loewy. The stylish sports car was launched at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York in the summer of 1955. Sadly, the project proved very expensive and the company lost money on every 507 it built, so production was terminated in late 1959 after just 252 were sold.

This car is one of a very few Series II cars with its original hardtop, Rudge wheels, and Becker radio. It was one of the first cars to be restored by the BMW factory in 2013. The current owner, who purchased it in 2016, has further improved it with a new convertible top, and its engine components have been rebuilt to the last nut-and-bolt.


No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

1957 BMW 507 Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1957 sales)
1957 BMW 507 Roadster with Hardtop
Chassis#: 70067
Sold for USD$5,034,692
  2018 Bonhams : Goodwood
 
1957 BMW 507 Roadster Series II
Chassis#: 70131
Sold for USD$2,207,500
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Paris
 
1958 BMW 507 Series II Roadster
Chassis#: 70156
Sold for USD$2,420,000
  2014 RM Auctions - Amelia Island
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1957 BMW 507 Roadster with Hard top
Chassis#: 70038
Sold for USD$1,002,500
  2011 Bonhams - Quail Lodge Sale
1957 BMW 507 image  1957 BMW 507 image  
1957 BMW 507
Chassis#: 70048
Sold for USD$1,038,434
  2011 RM Auctions - Villa d'Este
1957 BMW 507 image  1957 BMW 507 image  
1957 BMW 507
Chassis#: 70015
Sold for USD$873,935
  2007 RM Auctions - Automobiles of London
 
1957 BMW 507 Roadster
Chassis#: 70010
Sold for USD$346,500
  2005 Vintage Motor Cars in Arizona
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1957 BMW 507's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1957 BMW 507 3.2-Litre Series I Roadster with Hardtop700442019 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais $1,800,000$2,200,000
1957 BMW 507 Roadster Series I700442017 RM Sothebys : Villa Erba   
1957 BMW 507 Roadster Series I700442016 RM Sotheby's : Monterey $2,400,000$2,700,000

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1957 BMW 507 vehicle thumbnail image  

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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