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#1 (permalink) Old 10-05-2004, 07:34 AM
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I test drove a 1990 850i.It's a fast car..The interior looks a bit similar to my 328i..but it is very expensive to repair in order to make it a everyday driving car...an a V12 ...

Knight rider.....But expensive for a 15 yr old car....


Notice the exhuast(Very loud)


Old enjine but very fast and lots of maintenance required...


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What were they asking?
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That car is not that expensive..but repair required ..too much....

That car costs about $56 000 (US$32 900)..and estimate repair to change this ,change that roughly$22 000(us$12000).

I don't wanna to buy that car..as i only wanna to try a 850i... ..I admit it's a very beautiful car but if there is one made with 6 cylinder i would consider...a v12 ...


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if it was a 6 cylinder it would be worthless. the V12 is what makes the car.

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BMW did actually make a small handful of 830i models in 1990-91, powered by the same 3.0L inline-6 that was in the 530i...


...but they destroyed them all when they decided that they just weren't powerful enough.

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Ya, the repair cost/maintenance on that car would be insane.

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BMW did actually make a small handful of 830i models in 1990-91, powered by the same 3.0L inline-6 that was in the 530i...


...but they destroyed them all when they decided that they just weren't powerful enough.
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Too bad there's no production of that 830i.....


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Ya, the repair cost/maintenance on that car would be insane.
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Ya ur right..that car is expensive to maintain..and it's parts become limited nowadays...
e36_m3_Turbo,
Sorry,Just don't know where to post..it...
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i' m not serious in buying a 850i..and again it's very rare in my country...
Hoppy's535i,
Yeah..i know wat ur talking about...like as 24valve said the car
weren't powerful enough with a 3.0 L..in line 6...But for me it's enough...
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I think the 850i have the same enjine with the 7 series 750iL enjine...


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