Do you have an extra $250,000 in your pocket and the desire to buy a legendary car? Well how about a 1980 BMW M1 supercar, the first and only mid-engined BMW. And with only 456 units built you can be sure you’ll have a piece of history in your garage. The car is for sale in Scotts Valley, California and only has 26,999 miles on the odometer.

With a 24-valve cylinder head, the engine had 277 hp at 6500 rpm and develops 239 ft/lb of torque at 5000 rpm. It was capable of sprinting from 0 to 60 mph in 5.6 seconds and of hitting a top speed of 162 mph. The BMW M1 was developed in cooperation with Lamborghini and designed by Giugiaro. When it went on sale in 1978, the M1 was priced at $45,000, so it seems the car has really aged like a fine wine to be put up for $250K.

So this might be your chance to own a vintage BMW supercar before the new Vision inspired supercar from BMW debuts in 2015. Let’s see how the price of this 1980 BMW inflates once the new supercar is unveiled!


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  (347) posted on 10.8.2010

And does anyone else think that these amusement-park like showrooms are kinda like gift wrapping a turd?

  (159) posted on 09.29.2010

Bricklin’s plans are much more aggressive than Hyundai. The key will be him getting world class quality from the cars he’s getting from Chery. Maybe they can do it.

  (515) posted on 08.9.2010

Remember Hyundai back in the late ’80s? They had the chance to be accepted as an equal to the Japanese in terms of quality, etc. After all, an Asian car is the same as a Japanese car, right? They failed early on because Hyundai cars had terrible quality and there was no
plan to add additional models quickly. It has taken Hyundai almost 20 years to hit stride in the US.

  (534) posted on 07.27.2010

If your that rich enough. $250,000 would be like nothing to spend for that legendary car.

  (939) posted on 07.23.2010

Remindsme of the DeLorean from Back to the Future. lol

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