The NEC Classic Live Online Auction 2020 13th and 14th November 2020 145 + buyer’s premium of 12.5% + VAT @ 20% The NEC Classic Live Online Auction – Saturday 14th November – Cars 1980 BMW M1 (E26) More Details Lot 450 Bid On Lot 450 Registration: TBC Chassis Number: WBS59910004301170 Estimate: £385,000 - £435,000 • Chassis by Dallara, body by Giugiaro and engine by Paul Rosche - Motorsport Royalty • 453 were produced, 53 for motorsport and 400 (all LHD) hand-finished by Baur as road cars • This example was supplied new in February 1980 to Mr Franz Reuther of Berlin, who is better known as Frank Farian the German record producer and the voice of pop band Boney M • During his ten year ownership, he had the car modified by BMW Motorsport to incorporate the wider more aggressive look of the race-bred M1 Procar • Two further owners until it was purchased by our German vendor some years ago • It retains its dramatic Procar looks and is still fitted with the 17” split-rim period wheels • The original Becker Mexico music system/with Clarion graphic equaliser would have been no stranger to the many hits of Boney M and Milli Vanilli • Recent success at Salon Prive Concours including the ‘Owners Choice Award’- best in show A unique BMW M1 with period provenance and period upgraded bodywork to factory Procar specification LOT 450