1999 BMW 535i (E39)
Attractive E39 with 3.5 Litre V8 and auto 'box; local Hereford car from new with just 4-owners and 106k miles
Supplied new by R F Brown & Son Ltd BMW of Hereford in June 1999 this smart and attractive E39 generation 5-series comes to us in desirable 535i guise and is finished in unusual Vermont Green metallic and sits on its original 17inch 15-spoke alloy wheels.
An SE spec model, we find the interior a soft and sumptuous place to be with very light silver/green leather interior with green carpets, two-tone door cards, black and green centre console with walnut veneer – it might sound mad, but we think its spot on and absolutely lovely.
The spec also includes Sport spec seats with manual adjustment, electric windows and mirrors, multi-function steering wheel, cruise control, dual zone digital climate control with A/C, trip computer, front fog lights, twin cup holders, original BMW radio/cassette player and traction control.
Under the bonnet we find the popular, and proven 3.5 litre M62TUB V8 engine which develops 241Bhp and 345NM of torque offering more than ample performance with a nice, yet discreet V8 soundtrack driving the rear wheels via 5-speed automatic/tiptronic transmission.
The car has remained a local car to Hereford since new, clocking up just 106,500 miles in the hands of its 4-owners, the previous 3 all known to the current owner who has owned it since 2016 and has known the car from new. The history file includes the V5C, the owner’s pack and service book revealing 7 stamps inc. PDI, all by Hereford BMW main dealers Browns and then Cotswold BMW, the last stamp in June 2004 at 71,630. We gather from the vendor the car has since been maintained by Foley Auto Services of Hereford, but the invoices were booked through the owners company.
In addition, we find 11 old MOTs plus the current valid until November 2022 which recorded 7 advisories (take a look online at check-mot.service.go.uk and enter the reg) showing the car has only seen limited usage covering only 260 miles in the last 4 years. In addition to the MOTs we also find an old style V5 and sole service invoice dated 2010 at 95,632 miles by Cotswold BMW.
A smart example with a V8 engine in a lovely colour scheme crying out for some regular use and looks good value given the recent price hikes of the V8 engine E39s. Journos often suggest the E39 was the last of the properly built BMWs and worthy of the 90s ad campaign – "the ultimate driving machine".
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Reg No: T820CNP
Chassis Number: WBADN22090GE68716
Engine Number: 50562032
Engine Size: 3498
Docs: V5C; owner's pack & service book with 7 stamps; invoice; 11 old MOTs; current MOT November 2022 with 7 advisories
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