2007 BMW 650i Convertible
The origin of the logo as a portrayal of the movement of an
aircraft propeller, the BMW logo with the white blades seeming to
cut through a blue sky, is a myth which sprang from a 1929 BMW
advertisement depicting the BMW emblem overlaid on a rotating
propeller, with the quarters defined by strobe-light effect, a
promotion of an aircraft engine then being built by BMW under
license from Pratt & Whitney. "For a long time, BMW made little
effort to correct the myth that the BMW badge is a propeller"
(quote by Fred Jakobs, Archive Director, BMW Group Classic). It is
well established that this propellor portrayal was first used in a
BMW advertisement in 1929 - twelve years after the logo was created
- so this is not the true origin of the logo. In actuality, it
depicts the clops of the Bavarian flag.
For consignment a 2007 non-M version 6-speed manual (rarely seen in
the US) of the 650i, and it's a convertible! All well preserved and
maintained over the years and only 25,885 original miles...WOW The
car presents like new and is very clean.
The sleek aero sculpted steel exterior is bathed in Atlantic Blue
Metallic which is all looking nice. Save for a few scratches here
and there it is looking in excellent condition. The tan canvas top
works flawlessly, and is also in very good condition with a glass
rear window. Also a nice design feature of this car is the flying
buttress "B" pillars which frame the vertical rear glass that is 90
degrees to the trunk lid. When the top is in the down position, a
black tonneau covering gives the car a virtual seamless look. Body
matching neoprene bumpers house some tail lighting in the rear, and
up front the classic BMW dual kidney bean front grille, along with
some sculpted headlights are in. 19-inch alloy wheels are wrapped
in less than 1,500 mile rubber.
Creamy Beige leather covers the front buckets and rear bench which
is a 2 plus 2 setup. These seats are all very clean and in
excellent condition. Plenty of power conveniences abound inside
with power adjustable seats, windows, locks and mirrors. Fitted
into the rounded black center console is the 6-speed shifter, and a
sport mode button. There is a mouse wheel to control the wide
screen neatly tucked into the dash with navigation, backup camera
and various radio, sound, and accessibility functions. This can be
worked with voice activation as well. The instruments are analog
and digital panels and are within eye level of the driver behind
the steering wheel. Clean light beige carpeting is on the floors
and all is very nicely preserved.
German engineers just love plastic covering panels, and the engine
has many to look at. Along with the power plant, which is a 4.8
liter V8, and like the rest of this car is wonderfully clean, and
the consignor has records of maintenance performed on this mill.
EFI and a 6-speed manual transmission is within these confines
Underneath has a peppering of lightly corroded aluminum parts,
stainless steel exhaust, and solid black coated floorpans.
Amazingly no road dirt, and suspension (4 wheel independent) is
very clean for the cast parts that make it up. Power disc brakes
are on all 4 corners all pristine.
A fun driver with lots of power, rail-like handling, bias free
panic stopping, and all working just great for all the functions.
Putting this car in sport mode adds a nice kick and putting the top
down will also put a smile on your face...let the sun shine
A very well kept and pampered, low mileage toy in this 650i
convertible from 2007. Nice paint, clean light toned interior and
plenty of power conveniences along with the wide screen display. A
glimpse of luxury/sport, and well within affordable range so the
everyday driver can now be within reach of all price wise.
Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special
interest automobile showroom, featuring over 600 vehicles for sale
with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle
barn find collection is on display.
This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown,
Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia
on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is
www.classicautomall.com and our phone number is (888) 227-0914.
Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the
vehicle in person.