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What is the E34 M5 Touring Registry?

The E34 M5 Touring Registry is an effort to compile a database of all 891 of the E34 M5 Tourings that were built. The effort is headed by the M5 Touring Registry creator and owner: Karl H. Marks. Here is a synopsis of the M5 Touring:

BMW E34 M5 Touring:
Total production: 891 cars
Hand-built by M GmbH at the Garching facilities between 03/1992 and 07/1995
VIN-range: HJ 91 BL 01000 - 01944
How many are still out there?
And where are they?
Do you own one of these rare cars?
You know somebody who does?
= tell us about it !

If you are an owner of an M5 Touring or know of an M5 Touring,
Mail this e-mail: [email protected] to e-mail Karl and share your M5 Touring information.

Thanks,
Karl H. Marks, Ken Little, and Paul DeWitt
:cheers:
 

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Um,

How come there are 944 Vin numbers in that sequence yet only 891 sold ?

Sorry if this is a dumb question, but I can`t think of a valid reason.

Ivan.
 

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Sometimes VIN # were assigned to cars that were never built. This happens all the time. It even happened to the E34 M5 sedan.
 

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Well, all I can say is that you lucky guys offically had E34 M5 Tourings imported to the UK, so you had better get one!

If I'm to get one, I have to go to Germany, look at the Touring, take it to a dealership for service and repairs, take it to a shipper, get it shipped, take it to an importer, get it Federalized, get it EPA'ed, get it DOT'ed, and maybe if it passes the test, drive it home and into my garage. Base price of Touring (25,000USD) plus Federalizing( 10,000USD)=DAMN!
 

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Hello deWitt,

I hope this doesn't sound too picky - as I understand it, the M5 Touring was never officially imported into the UK by BMW (UK) Ltd. A number of them have been brought into the country as 'personal imports' and the regulations governing this are not as stringent. Because the car was type approved in the European Union of which the UK is a member, the conversion to UK spec. only involves headlamp dip beam direction (to the left not right), proper marks on the speedo to show UK speeds in MPH (it's not neccessary to change the KM speedo, just sthck-on labels will do). All the other stuff with catalytic converter and emmission control is already OK for the UK.
The car was only ever built as a LHD but there is one car that was converted for a UK customer by Munich Legends.
BTW, my car's build sheet shows 11th August 1995 as the date - it''s VIN is BL01920 - must be one of the last.

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Mike
 

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M5touring register

Steve Sabine, ´95Btouring, Cosmos Black,
wud you mind to let me have the VIN of your car
for the M5touring registry ?
for production details of your car pls mail me privately
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Hi Mike - BL01920 -
the very last M5touring (VIN BL01943) was
delivered by M-GmbH in Garching on 27th July 1995
your car BL01920 was built on the 29th of June 1995
with 'first registration date' 7th of August 1995 -
your car is almost an exact ´twin´of my own car
(BL01900), the 'built sheet' you are refering to,
are you sure it is a 'built sheet' ? is it in german ??
for more details of YOUR car you are welcome to
contact me privately -
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any M5touring-owner, let us know that you are
out there ! presently the registry includes details
of 150 cars out of 891 cars built, production details
are available for ALL the 891 cars built

brgds
Karl (E34/5 M5touring register)
 

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oh, my touring isn't one of the last! :..o(
it's a 95er but with vn:01834

but it's also nice, i think!

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daniel
 

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Wow!:D :D That looks great!

Did you have any difficulty fitting it in? Any modifications to the car to fit it or any modifications to the engine?

By the way, welcome to the boards!
 

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M5 touring crashed + lost

Very well KAMIKADZE, Bulgaria.
Congratulations to a nice swap.

Here comes the unavoidable question for the update
of the M5-registry. What was the VIN (chassis-no) of the
crashed car ?? ..........BL01??? (last 3 digits) -

This is all abt, how many are still out there and where are they.
Your input (and any other) would be most welcome.

Thks in advance !!!!!!
 

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Karl,

There are three M5 3,8 Tourings in Slovenia.
All of those three are violet color and are all 93' make.
There are eight M5 3,6 or 3,8 in Slovenia.
Colors are silver,blue,black and green.Oldest is '89-er and youngest is '94-er.
Mine is 3,6 '90.
If you would like to know my vin send a message and i will return it to you.

Hope it will help.
 

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M5touring

Hi there Re.Verse,
M5s in Slovania, interesting. 3 M5tourings in Daytona-Violett,met.
(well that is the most common colour used for the M5tourings, 206 out of 891 hv this colour )- I wud be VERY interested in the VINs of these cars -
there are too many E34-sallon-cars out there, I hv quite a struggle with the M5touring register already -
still, if you see one, if u find one = LET ME/US know !
 

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tourings...

I will give my best to find those vin numbers for you.
Probably i will buy a touring M5.
We'll see if it is in mint condition!

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M5touring reg status

official car register status:
2002-06-30 Sweden = 92
2001-12-31 Germany = 89
2001-12-31 Norway = 69

total no (out of 891 made) positively identified in the
M5touring registry = 205
thereof:
Sweden = 92
Germany = 46
Norway = 7
Finland = 1
USA = 18
UK = 12
France = 7
Italy = 2
Netherlands = 4
Switzerland = 2
Luxemburg = 1

where are the others ? any input is MOST welcome -
 

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Only 20 made!!

Apparently only 20 models were made of this M5 touring (production 05/96). This one came with Tobacco leather interior, and I am not sure about the exterior color. It looks like an individual green color. I found this car on mobile.de It is located in Belgium or France. (According to the ad in French).

http://www.mobile.de/cgi-bin/search.pl?DisplayDetail=11111111117771397&sprache=1
 

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NO LIMITED EDITION M5tourings

there are NO official limited editions made inside the M5touring
model run as per M-GmbH, there are however a number of cars made to identical specifications - there is NO 96-production - the very last M5touring was made in July 1995 ! -
the car in the French add is an Italien version M5touring -
VIN -BL01917- special-colour: british-racing-green
prod.date: 28.06.1995 (EZ 5/96 = is the date of first registration)
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thks for the lead !! pls sent MORE !
235 out of 891 are now identified, some already wrecked:crying: :crying: :grrrrr:
where are the others ?? PLEASE TELL ME !
 

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Re: NO LIMITED EDITION M5tourings

M5touring reg said:

VIN -BL01917- special-colour: british-racing-green
prod.date: 28.06.1995 (EZ 5/96 = is the date of first registration)
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thks for the lead !! pls sent MORE !
235 out of 891 are now identified, some already wrecked:crying: :crying: :grrrrr:
where are the others ?? PLEASE TELL ME !
What's this? "British Racing Green?" Karl, you wouldnt happen to have a paint code for this, or an individual code?

Do you have this one:
http://willz.ca/BL01908.htm
 
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