2011 BMW 1M


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GDA AUCTION SUMMARY

Lot # 142
Seller: HNT Motors
Location: United States
VIN: WBSUR9C57BVT47682
Miles: 16500
Engine: 3.0 twin turbo
Transmission: 6 speed manual
Private/Dealer: Dealer
Category: Exotic Sports
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Not every BMW M car goes on to be as sought-after as the 1M. As with most cars, depreciation sets in as cars get older and newer models are launched. As the 1M was based on an entry-level model, BMW decided that it made financial sense to borrow some bits from other models, in order to keep costs sensible and to ensure the accountants stayed happy. Therefore, the 1M was seen as somewhat as a ‘parts bin special.’ M car aficionados braced themselves, but they needn’t have worried. That’s because the car borrowed some bits from the E92 M3, which included rear suspension, differential and brakes . The engine however came from a Z4 and included a 3.0-liter inline twin turbo 6-cylinder paired with a 6 speed manual transmission. Once placed in the 1 Series M Coupe’s flared arched body, complemented by sought-after BMW rear-wheel drive and perfect 50/50 weight distribution, it looked the part and performed the part. Maybe only the E30 M3 might have a better feeling behind the wheel. 

This 2011 BMW 1M coupe is finished in Alpine White over a black leather interior with factory-installed features include xenon headlights, rear parking sensors, heated front seats, a Harman/Kardon stereo, Comfort Access proximity entry, and navigation.

The twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter N54 inline-six is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission and a limited-slip differential. The N54 was rated at 335 horsepower at 5,800 rpm and 370 lb-ft of torque at 1,500 rpm when new. The most recent service was completed in April 2020 and included an oil and filter change as well as replacement of the charge pipe from the intercooler to the throttle body.

The Seller is the original owner and is a BMW CCA member and club racer.  This car might also be the last 1M imported to the US, vin 47682, as a special favor to the Seller from BMW.  It has never been in an accident and has a clear bra and tinted windows installed with black powder coated wheels. 

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High Bid $0 By Private2
Auction Ended Mar. 11 at 11:45 am U.S. Pacific.
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Highest bidder was: 5speed930

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
5speed930 February 25, 2021 10:05 AM $60,000
BMRONE February 16, 2021 10:31 AM $50,000
Auction started March 11, 2021 11:45 AM
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Garage Dream Auctions
Garage Dream Auctions
1 month ago

$60,000 bid placed by 5speed930

BMWFan
BMWFan
1 month ago

Bidding on the M2 or I would be bidding on this one. One of the most cool cars out there. The best part is that there are not that many, unlike a M3/M4 which you see on every corner and they are just as fast or faster. Wish I could own both of these magnificent cars.

BMRONE
BMRONE
1 month ago

Not sure which is a better car the 1M or the M2CS also for sale. Both are really great machines.

Garage Dream Auctions
Garage Dream Auctions
1 month ago

$50,000 bid placed by BMRONE

AlfaRacing
AlfaRacing
4 months ago

Love that this cars wheels are as wide as the e92 m3’s. Probably my favorite interior choice with the alcantara and orange contrast stitching, great looking car 👍

C-YA
C-YA
4 months ago

I know the seller and they have a lot of very nice BMW’s. He is a BMWCCA instructor and racer.

Fizzyone
Fizzyone
5 months ago

Not a lot of these made and prices keep going up.

BMWFan
BMWFan
6 months ago

These are amazing cars and give you a truly genuine driving experience.

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