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BMW E39 M5 MY2000 · 99,000km · Jet black exterior · Full black leather interior with no cracks, suede headliner and dark metal trim · Bone stock and unmolested clean slate with no aftermarket parts or alterations · All windows, sunroof, stereo, etc works like new · Parked inside year-round in temperature regulated and insulated garage · Two (2) sets OEM E39 M5 wheels - one with Kumho summers and the second with Hankook winters to keep car legal for insurance (note: car is parked over winter when I drive my Jeep or Landcruiser, instead) · OEM extras include new OEM M5 lighted gear shift and full set of front/rear/cargo OEM rubber mats · It's a beautiful looking car with less than 2,000km ago professional interior/exterior detailing.
I'm the second owner of this local car with first owner having purchased and maintained it at Brian Jessel BMW. Since purchasing from BJ's I've had it maintained by Autowest BMW and Juan's European Specialty Automotive in Richmond. In the time I've owned her the only major maintenance/repairs I've had was to install new brakes, new battery and new fuel pump. FYI the old pump gummed up from the ethanol blend and, while assured it wouldn't happen again to the new pump, I figure it's cheaper to pay a couple of bucks more per tank for Super Supreme with no ethanol instead of Chevron Supreme with up to 10% ethanol (always filled at Chevron except for one time at Shell).
I can't find a good comparable for this car to price it. The ones I've found have all either been modified, have higher mileage, wrong colors, more wear/tear, etc. Best I can do is pass the word that it's for sale and speak to potential buyers.