Expert Auto Appraisals performed an inspection on the 1979 BMW M1 in Illinois. I inspected this BMW M1 for a very good client. Giorgetto Giugiaro designed the BMW M1. Unfortunately, BMW was not able to build the cars in time to meet the homolofgation deadline for Group 5. Due to this BMW produced the M1 in a joint effort with Lamborghini to build the cars quickly. The Group 5 Homologation requirements were 400 production . Lamborghini was not able to complete the design and build. Surprisingly, a group of Lamborghini engineers formed Italengineering to complete the final design. Ultimately the production cars were built by BMW Motorsports and were only able to compete in Group 4 due to production delays. In total, 453 examples were produced, 399 production, and balance for motorsports.
1979 BMW M1 Inspection Services
Typical points of the inspection performed on a BMW M1 are chassis and fiber glass body examination, engine originality, mechanical performance. Additionally, an evaluation drive to check road performance. This inspection proved to be invaluable for our client. As always, I collected the information which is important to many in any BMW buying or bidding decision. In addition to the report, over 250 images covering all aspects of the vehicle were provided.
Expert Auto Appraisals perform inspections on BMW and all other marques in Florida and throughout the United States and Canada. I attend the auctions in Scottsdale, Monterey, and Amelia every year. Because of this, I am available for inspections at RM Sotheby’s, Gooding & Co., and Bonhams. I also regularly attend Mecum, Russo and Steele, Barrett-Jackson, and GAA auctions. If you are considering the purchase of a special interest car, contact us to perform an auction inspection of the vehicle for you. Contact us today at 772.621.2622 to discuss your needs or use our online Pre Purchase Inspection Request Form.