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2011 Bmw 750 Li X-drive Space Gray Sunroof Nav Lots Of Extras 28k Mi. Awesome ! on 2040-cars

Year:2011 Mileage:27996 Color: Space Gray /

Grosse Pointe, Michigan, United States

Grosse Pointe, Michigan, United States
Body Type:Sedan
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:4.4L 32v 400 HP V8 Twin Turbo
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: WBAKC8C52BC431833 Year: 2011
Make: BMW
Model: 7-Series
Trim: 750 Li X Drive
Options: Sunroof, 4-Wheel Drive, Leather Seats, CD Player
Safety Features: Anti-Lock Brakes, Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag, Side Airbags
Drive Type: X-Drive
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
Mileage: 27,996
Sub Model: 750 Li
Exterior Color: Space Gray
Disability Equipped: No
Interior Color: Black
Number of Doors: 4
Number of Cylinders: 8
Warranty: Vehicle has an existing warranty
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

Up for auction is a beautiful, pampered specimen of what BMW does best - design the perfect performance-minded sedan for the most demanding driver.

If you're looking at this, you already know the standard specs on the 750 Li and how the X-Drive keeps it glued to the roads even during Michigan winters.  

What you probably want to know is this: 

1) How well was this car serviced?
2) Where was it serviced?
3) Were there ANY issues whatsoever with the vehicle, and how were they resolved?
4) Where was this car driven and parked?

Well, it was always serviced at the dealership for it's short-term ownership.  The owners always parked it inside a spacious garage with no other cars around it.  

I created what I feel is a very fair reserve price; it is below any other listed for sale with similar miles, and I'd venture to guess this one is in better condition than most.

And, there were NO issues/accidents to report.  Period.  Please understand this was not a car left in a garage for two years.  It is not absolutely showroom new, but it's very, very close.  I noticed one ding in a door I couldn't even capture on film, else I would have shown it.  It may just be a paint imperfection.

It will come with BOTH keys and the manual, unlike some listed.

If you have any other questions the pictures can't answer, please feel free to email me.  Test drives can be arranged.  Mechanical inspections are welcome.  I understand this isn't a five year old Impala (not that there's ANYTHING wrong with that), but it's going to cost you a little more so I recommend you do your diligence to your own personal satisfaction.  All questions will be answered publicly.

If you look at my feedback enough, you'll find I've sold and shipped a few very nice autos.  Custom Porsche to Sweden, C6 Vette convertible down south, etc.  This vehicle is accurately described, as is everything I have ever listed.  That's why I still have a 100% positive feedback score and have been around for well over a decade.  Bottom line:  you are welcome to personally verify by checking out the car in person, but BID WITH CONFIDENCE!

Thank you for taking the time to check this out.  Shipping will be the sole responsibility of the purchaser.  The current owner makes no warranties expressed or implied, and the sale shall be termed as is, final sale.

The vehicle may have slightly more miles when purchased since it is still being used.

Happy bidding; I am going to miss this one!

BMW 7-Series for Sale

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