Classic BMW 507 (video)

31 03 2008

Look at this nice classic car: BMW 507 (video)
It is not only new cars, and in the future that we are interested in here at AutoWorld. View this wonderful period video on refined BMW 507. It has some excellent shots, as well as 507 when it was new in the 50 century.

Designed by Albert Von Goertz, the 507 was to be at the dawn of a new era in sports in the Bavarian automaker, instead it took nearly BMW was on the brink of bankruptcy. Only 252 examples were built and BMW known to have lost money on each of them, despite the high prices, which ranged from $ 9000 to $ 10500 USD, and remember this was 50 years ago!

In 507 has been equipped with the 3.2L V8 alloy at 150/160hp, not bad for the day, but acceleration is lethargic compared to modern vehicles to sixty miles per hour running in 10 seconds. But in the 507, not purchased for their execution, it is beautifully sculptured, hand-beaten aluminium body of work that catches the eye. In 507 is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful projects in history. Enjoy the video.