Born in 1986 – BMW M5

Born in 1986 – BMW M5

I am a BMW fan. So, I couldn’t ignore this red and clean BMW M5 (1986). One of the most beautiful BMW M5 old time model I have ever seen.

Let’s get a little bit more familiar with this model.


Car was resprayed in original colour with original dealer window sticker, Road Tax holder & plates fitted.

Original BMW bronze glass.

Full BMW toolkit with matching BMW blue cloth.

Original BMW yellow high beam lenses & new front fog lamps fitted.

Original rare BMW sunroof fitted.


Overhauled m30 engine all bearing/pistons rings/sensors/gaskets/hoses replaced with genuine BMW items including the jubilee clips.

Vapour blasted rocket cover/inlet manifold and other components.

Red coolant and washer fluid to match the colour of the car.

E34 Air mass meter cover & E24 M6 HT lead cover.

Optional cruise control retro fitted from a E23 7 series.

K&N air filter with new airbox clips.


Rare dogleg 5 speed manual with new clutch and E30 M3 EVO illuminated gear knob.


Hand built 6 branch manifold and stainless-steel complete exhaust system. Matching chip fitted to the cars ECU


Complete suspension overhaul including new suspension/arms/drop links and poly bushed all round expect the diff and gearbox mounts which have been replaced with OEM items.


17 inch OZ Futura alloys shod in Dunlop tyres & Polished centre caps. Fronts 8.5 x 17 3-piece. Rears 9.5 x 17 3-piece. Brakes: Fronts E38 728 front 4 pot calipers, E34 540 rear calipers E23 v12 master cylinder fitted to compensate fro brake pedal travel.


Ultra-rare heated / electric Recaro Classic C front seats.

The complete interior has been re trimmed in black leather with red stitching.

Original BMW overlay mats, Original rear BMW blind (fully working).

Wooden Steering wheel, E30 M3 rear view mirror fitted with map reading lights.

In Car Entertainment

Period Pioneer Radio/Cassette player fitted with 6 CD changer

Price/Value of BMW M535

The rebuild including buying the car stands in at roughly 30k

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BMW M5 (1986)

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