NO RESERVE - 2000 BMW 728i (E38)

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  • Unmodified example
  • Nicely appointed interior with Montana leather and wood veneers
  • Good paperwork file with plenty of invoices 
  • Recently serviced and will be provided with a fresh MOT

The Appeal

The 3rd generation of BMW’s much-loved 7 Series, the 728i is a luxury car that maintains the distinctive twin grille and boxy styling, while gently upgrading for the new age of luxury motoring - one that offered more for casual drivers. The resulting car caused a bit of a sensation - it was a safer, modern, roomy saloon that boasted a superb level of practicality. To this day, it’s regarded as one of the finest in BMW’s last three decades. 

This example comes to us in fine fettle, with a good service history, lesser-spotted Parallel wheels and one of the car’s most popular colour combos.

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The History and Paperwork

  • First registered on March 21st, 2000 
  • Indicates 152,843 miles
  • No major modifications, creating an attractive timewarp car
  • Recently serviced and will be supplied with a fresh MOT
  • Impressive paperwork file includes:
    • All original booklets and manuals
    • Stamped service record book
    • Selection of invoices for repairs, services etc
    • A collection of previous MOT certificates
    • V5 document

The Interior

  • Nicely appointed interior in Montana leather
  • Attractive accents of BMW’s Fine Wood trim
  • Seats are clean and well presented with no rips or tears
  • Cracked patina to the driver’s seat bolsters
  • Door cards are clean and well presented
  • Dark blue piping presents very well
  • Wood veneers are clean with no clear cracks or damage
  • Dashboard is tidily arranged with a good stock of options
  • All instruments are clean and well-presented
  • Carpets and headlining in good order with no rips or tears
  • Original BMW Business cassette player and radio
  • Electric seats, mirrors and windows
  • Full air-conditioning
  • Telephone options
  • Park Distance Control

The Exterior 

  • Attractive bodywork with twin grilles
  • No dents or dings we can spot with all panels tightly knitted
  • Paintwork shows some light wear with the odd mark or stone chip
  • Trims are well presented with some soft scuffs or scratches
  • Some light specs of corrosion to the wheel arches, though not enough to cause concern
  • All glasswork and lenses are in good condition with no chips or scratches
  • BMW Branding presents well with no major faults or missing badges
  • Car is sitting on Parallel wheels with slight wear
  • Shod in a full set of Rockblade Rock 525s which have plenty of tread
  • We’re advised of no faults underneath the car

The Mechanics 

  • Powered by the desirable 2.8L 6-cylinder M52B28
  • 5-speed Steptronic transmission
  • Engine bay is clean and well presented with no cause for concern
  • Car is reportedly in superb working order with no major faults
  • No reports of any leaks, smoke, knocks or bangs from the engine


Nicely decked out with the prime of 90s comforts, and boasting a reassuring level of history, this 7-Series is a great example of the essential future classic. 

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 2000
  • Make BMW
  • Model 7 Series
  • Colour Silver
  • Odometer 152,843 Miles
  • Engine size 2793
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Rochdale
  • Location Lancashire
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
18 bids
  • Ia•••• £1,800 05/06/23
  • Ia•••• £1,700 04/06/23
  • ed•••• £1,600 04/06/23
  • Ia•••• £1,500 04/06/23
  • ed•••• £1,400 04/06/23
  • Ia•••• £1,300 31/05/23
  • le•••• £1,200 31/05/23
  • Ia•••• £1,100 31/05/23
  • le•••• £1,000 31/05/23
  • le•••• £900 31/05/23

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