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An exceptional E65 BMW 745i with full BMW history and just 8,366 miles.
Aspheric blue tinted door mirrors with heating and electric folding, illuminated door handles, front, head and side airbags, headlight washing system, Park Distance Control front and rear with visual warning, Servotronic power steering, Tyre Pressure Control, Dymanic Drive, car telephone, iDrive control system, navigation system, Multi-Function Steering Wheel, Steptronic steering wheel control button, on-board computer, electric memory front seats, dual climate control. Factory options; Bi-Xenon headlamps, electric glass sliding/vent sunroof, Climate Comfort windscreen, Comfort Exit doors with soft close function, auto anti-dazzle interior and exterior mirrors, auto boot lid operation, self-levelling rear axle, Comfort seats to front, Active Seat ventilation, front seat lumbar support, front seat heating, Hi-Fi Professional LOGIC7 system, TV function, Voice Control System. Dealer options; Front and rear mudflaps, Supaguard Protection.
Finished in factory original Titanium Silver metallic, (Code 354), the finish is simply stunning with a gorgeous gloss shine throughout the distinctive Chris Bangle designed bodywork. All beautifully made panels are free from damage and the stylish trim is near perfect. A tiny scratch to the front bumper is the only imperfection worth of mention. The underside is impeccably preserved thanks to fastidious ownership and heated garage storage. BMW supplying main dealer number plates remain fitted. A one owner from new example having covered just 8,366 miles whereby its pampered existence began with the expensive Supaguard paintwork preservation treatment helps explain the flawless appearance today. Now twenty years old, you could be forgiven for thinking this was a 2022 showroom model!
This top specification example was ordered with £9,287 worth of optional equipment, the one lady owner wanted her 7-Series just right! Trimmed in luxurious Beige Nasca Leather, (Code U6BA), the interior is justifiably described as pristine and commensurate with the ultra-low mileage. Exceptionally sumptuous, the factory optional upgrades to the seats alone cost £2,450 when new and include the highly desirable Comfort Seat option. Furthermore, the beautifully made interior trim and light-grain ash wood cappings, (Code 437), are as new along with the perfect headlining and carpets. All equipment, except the 6-disc, functions and displays operate precisely as they should including the iconic iDrive system. The glovebox torch is working and the full toolkit and first aid kit in the boot holder are present. A deep pile Axminster of Devon town crest carpet mat lies in the passenger foot well. Absolutely flawless in every respect.
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The 8-cylinder Vee-engine, a masterpiece of sophistication, features VALVETRONIC variable valve drive and DIVA variable intake manifold and displaces 4398cc. Power output is quoted at 333bhp and max torque 450Nm to achieve an electronically limited top speed of 155mph and 0-62mph in just 6.3 seconds, remarkable for such a large car! Benefitting from full BMW supplying main dealer service history, the car performs seamlessly in every respect and the engine bay is pristine marvel. The 6-speed automatic transmission with Steptronic control and sport mode is effortless and suits the driving dynamics perfectly.
WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The impressive 18in Double-spoke alloy wheels, (Code 238), are immaculate and shod in Michelin Pilot Primacy 245/50 R18 tyres which show masses of tread. Some slight aging to the centre caps is visible only on very close scrutiny. The sophisticated Anti-Lock System (ABS) features discs to all four wheels to offer powerful, assured and safe braking power.
Supplied new on 23rd May 2002 by Westerly BMW of Exeter, this exceptional example has had one owner from new and covered just 8,366 miles with full service history from the supplying BMW main dealer. The new vehicle sales invoice breaks down the eye-watering purchase price of £65,587 which included £9,287 worth of factory and dealer options! Clearly huge BMW aficionados, the car was purchased to sit along side the owners BMW X5 and a 1997 E38 740i with 17,000 miles was taken in part exchange. This stunning 745i has remained in the owners care for over 20 years and lived in a heated triple garage next to the indoor swimming pool at their mansion. The full BMW service history speaks for itself with 16 documented visits to Westerly BMW for servicing and maintenance. Furthermore, the car has only ever been taken to Westerly BMW for MOT and the most recent service carried out by them was in October 2022 at 8,064 miles. All paperwork, service invoices and previous MOT certificates dating back to the first in 2005 is neatly filed chronologically and the owner has even kept all welcome letters from BMW along with every single tax disc from the first to last. The original BMW leather wallet holds all handbooks, dealership literature and stamped service book and both smart keys are present with 7-series accessory key rings. Completing the history file is the original 7-Series brochure and specification booklet. With one owner, 8,366 miles and full supplying BMW main dealer service history, it is difficult to comprehend finding a more superior example. Exemplary in every respect.
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