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Here Are 5 Cool Collectible BMWs for Sale on Autotrader

In the collectible car world, older BMW models have never been as prized as some of their contemporaries from Europe — like Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar or, of course, the exotic Italian brands. But that’s changing, as aging BMW models are starting to gain in value. In case you want to join in on the fun of collectible BMWs, here are five cool older BMW models currently listed for sale on Autotrader.

1994 BMW 850CSi

1994 BMW 850CSi

The BMW 850CSi was the brand’s flagship model in the 1990s, serving as the high-performance version of the desirable BMW 8 Series. The 850CSi is a rare vehicle by today’s standards, and one of the most valuable modern BMW models. This one is offered by Automotive Media Services in the Los Angeles area with no price listed — though given that it’s traveled just 28,350 miles from new, it’s likely pretty pricey. Find a BMW 850CSi for sale

1989 BMW M3

1989 BMW M3

The “E30” BMW M3 is one of the archetypal special collectible BMW models, with its flared fenders and fantastic driving experience due to its small size and connected road feel. This 1989 M3 is offered by Enthusiast Auto Group, which is known for finding fantastic older BMW models — and this one is no exception. It’s offered with a mere 34,800 miles on the odometer, and it appears to be in near-perfect condition. If you’re interested, it’s finished in red with a black interior and located at EAG’s showroom in Cincinnati. Find a BMW M3 for sale

1997 BMW M3 - $15,995

1997 BMW M3 – $15,995

The BMW M3 has always been a special car — and many enthusiasts have gravitated towards the “E36” model from the 1990s because it’s less expensive than others. Nice E36 M3 models are getting more valuable, though, as this one proves: It’s a well-kept 1997 M3 sedan that’s traveled just 44,000 miles from new, and it’s listed for $15,995. The E36 M3 market is going up, and this one (among others) is proof. You can get it from AutoConnect Motors in New Jersey, and it’s finished in black with a black interior. Find a BMW M3 for sale

1988 BMW M5

1988 BMW M5

The original BMW M5, dubbed the E28 model, was only sold in the U.S. for one year (1988) and in one color (black). This is one of those ultra-rare E28 M5 models, made even more special by the fact that it’s covered just 30,600 miles from new. It’s offered by Enthusiast Auto Group in Cincinnati — known for getting some of the highest-quality BMW inventory in existence — and it’s likely one of the nicest E28 M5 models left. Find a BMW M5 for sale

1987 BMW M6 - $89,997

1987 BMW M6 – $89,997

The BMW M6 was the sporty version of BMW’s flagship 6 Series coupe, though it was only briefly offered for sale in the 1980s. As a result, M6 models are tremendously rare — especially in this condition. This one has traveled just 38,000 miles from new, and it’s now offered for $89,997 by Performance Auto Wholesalers in South Florida, touting probably the best condition of any M6 on the market right now. Find a BMW M6 for sale

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  1. I see EAG has started hiding their prices. Are they still 20% over market? If I’m not mistaken, their business plan was to purchase every desirable BMW they could find, reducing the market, then selling theirs for much higher. 

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