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The 328, produced at the BMW factory between 1936 and 1940, was bodied by Fritz Fiedler, who had joined the company from Horch in 1932. It was a light, stylish, and aerodynamic sports car with advanced features like a tubular space frame chassis and a 6-cylinder engine with twin overhead valves and a hemispherical head, which could produce 80 bhp and deliver speeds of 100 mph. And the car was priced at just $3,500, a bargain for such quality performance. The car was considered by many journalists to be one of the best cars of the era, and it is still considered one of the premier prewar vehicles. This car was delivered on April 6, 1939, to Walter Dingel, a lieutenant in the German army in Magdeburg, Germany. He raced the car in local events, and during World War II, he hid the car in the mechanic's shop. The car was eventually rediscovered and restored to original condition.

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1939 BMW 328 Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the BMW 328

(Data based on Model Year 1939 sales)
1939 BMW 328 Roadster
Chassis#: 85351
Sold for USD$500,000
  2021 RM Sothebys : Arizona
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1939 BMW 328 Roadster
Chassis#: 85446
Sold for USD$621,000
  2018 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
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1939 Frazer Nash-BMW 328 Sports by Leacroft
Chassis#: 85427
Sold for USD$825,000
  2017 RM Sothebys : Monterey
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1939 BMW 328
Chassis#: 85351
Sold for USD$550,000
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Monterey
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1939 BMW 327/28 Coupe
Chassis#: 74509
Sold for USD$176,000
  2014 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
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1939 BMW 327/28 Sport Cabriolet
Chassis#: 74590
Sold for USD$176,000
  2011 Automobiles of Arizona by RM Auctions
 
1939 BMW 328 Roadster
Chassis#: 85406
Sold for USD$539,000
  2010 RM Auctions - Sports & Classics of Monterey
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BMW 328s That Failed To Sell At Auction

1939 BMW 328's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1939 BMW 328 Roadster853512020 RM Sothebys : Shift/Monterey $500,000$600,000
1939 Frazer Nash-BMW 328 Roadster854112019 Bonhams : The Bond Street Sale $650,000$850,000
1939 BMW 328 Roadster Re-creation85345RC2013 Bonhams Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia   

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1939 BMW 328 Profiles

1939 BMW 328 vehicle information
Roadster
Engine #: 85377
1939 BMW 328 vehicle information
Coupe
Chassis #: 74509
1939 BMW 328 vehicle information
Coupe
Coachwork: Touring
1939 BMW 328 vehicle information
Sports Roadster
Coachwork: Leacroft
Chassis #: 85427
Engine #: 85427
1939 BMW 328 vehicle information
Roadster
Chassis #: 85351
Engine #: 361954
1939 BMW 328 vehicle information
Roadster
Chassis #: 85446
Engine #: 85446