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A luxurious BMW E38 735i with one owner and full BMW history.
Airbags for front seat occupants, side airbags, headbags, door handles outer illuminated, rain sensitive headlight washer system, Park Distance Control (PDC), heated door locks, washer nozzles, mirrors and screenwiper rest position, thermal insulation of entire underfloor, 6 disc autochanger, interior temperature zone climate control, cruise control, soft close automatic luggage compartment lid. Factory options; Rear axle level control, Xenon headlights, Multi-spoke style alloys, de-chroming, heated steering wheel, active front seats, Comfort memory seats with heat and massage. Dealer options; 24 Hour Tracker, velour fitted mats, mudflaps.
This beautifully elegant E38 735i was factory ordered in Sahara Beige Metallic, (Code 4434) and has been constantly garaged by the original and only owner. The stunning original paintwork is simply magnificent with a brilliant polished shine and uniform finish throughout. With absolutely no stuffs or dings and only a minuscule paint blemish to the boot lip worthy of mention, this example has been preserved to an amazing standard. All trim pieces are perfect, as you would expect from this pampered, one owner, low mileage example. The expensive optional Xenon headlamps have crystal clear lenses, as do all other light fitments. An imposing executive 7 Series, an absolute delight for any BMW enthusiast.
Soft luxurious Montana leather in beautiful Pearl Beige/Marine Blue, (Code O7OY) compliments the sophisticated exterior colour scheme immensely. An eye-watering specification will delight seekers of upmost opulence with factory optional Active front seats featuring seat heating, active breathing affect with massage and multi-function memory adjustment. This is in addition to the optional heated steering wheel specified for all-out indulgence! The pristine interior is truly exceptional and beautiful kept, an absolute credit to the fastidious owner to whom only the highest standard was acceptable. The deep pile quality Marine Blue carpeting is perfect having been protected from new with velour fitted mats, also immaculate having been protected themselves with a second set of mats! The matching marine blue dash top and dual tone door cards are as new. The boot lid tool kit is complete and the original first aid kit is still sealed in the factory cellophane wrapper! All comprehensive equipment is in optimum working order, although one small section of the LCD trip display is distorted. Far superior to the usual offerings, this well-appointed cabin space enjoys a wonderful ambience.
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The sublime 8-cylinder V-Design light alloy engine in this example has covered a remarkably low 55,924 miles with no expense spared servicing carried out by the supplying BMW Main Dealer to the exact servicing schedule. The resulting prime performance from the 235bhp is powerful, responsive and exceptionally smooth. The five-speed automatic transmission with Adaptive Gearbox System (AGS) offer near seamless changes and also features Steptronic control to allow increased Driver interaction and command. The ultimate exclusive driving machine.
WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
Factory optional and very expensive 18in BMW Multi-Spoke light alloy wheels are shod in premium brand tyres measuring 235/50 ZR18 and 255/45 ZR18 front and rear respectively. The rims are completely free from scuff and curb damage and only light oxidisation to the alloy on the inner spokes can be seen. All tyres have masses of tread remaining and the spare is still shod in the original Dunlop SP Sport 2000 item. The high performance braking system featuring Dynamic Brake Control (DBC) is everything you would expect of this powerful driving machine.
Supplied new by Fawdington BMW of Newcastle Upon Tyne on 1st March 2000, a new car sales invoice made out to Mr T Oates outlines the purchase price of £46,298.16, including factory options of £6,262.16! Registered in his company name before himself upon retirement, the complete service history from new by the supplying BMW Main Dealer is simply incredible. Mr Oates specified strict servicing and maintenance to be carried out and documented to the manufacturer’s schedule. With an incredible recorded 32 visits, whereby on each occasion Fawdington BMW would collect and return the car, a 90 minute round trip, in recognition of Mr Oates valued custom. The original service booklet is fully stamped with every service, inspection and maintenance procedure carried out, accompanied by supporting invoices, inspection sheets and MOT certificates. There is also a BMW print out confirming the date and mileage of every visit. The A5 leather wallet also contains the dealer supplied book packs, manuals and user guides. Two sets of remote keys, master key and emergency key complete the history file alongside an original sales brochure and option pamphlet.
To drive a low mileage E38 BMW 735i serviced to exacting standards using all correct grade oils, fluids and service parts is a true motoring delight, allowing the manufacturer’s claim of creating the Ultimate Driving Machine is clearly justified.
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