Alright, gearheads, hold onto your lug nuts because it's that time again: Auction Picks. And today, we're diving into the automotive underworld of rare gems with a Canadian-market 2011 BMW 1M.
First, some numbers to get your motor running: 47k kilometers, or for the non-metric among us, about 29k miles. This Black Sapphire Metallic beast is one of only 983 brought to North America during its one-year sashay down the production line. We're talking a twin-turbocharged 3.0L inline-six paired with a six-speed manual. Chef's kiss. And for the tech junkies, it's decked out with all the bells and whistles: adaptive xenon headlights, an Akrapovic exhaust, and a BMW Professional CD stereo.
The owner snagged this ride in 2020 and added about 14k kilometers during their joyrides. The car also boasts some serious shoe game with its 19" Style 359M alloy wheels, and they're wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport 4s. Sure, they've got some scratches and signs of a good time, but doesn't every legend?
Inside, this 1M offers a blend of elegance and sportiness. Black Boston leather with orange stitching, an Alcantara-wrapped M steering wheel, and heated front sport seats ensure you're cruising in style and comfort.
But let's get down to the heart of the matter: that twin-turbocharged 3.0L engine. We're talking 335 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque. And just in case you need that extra oomph, there's an overboost function for an additional adrenaline rush.
Now, before you rush off to sell your grandmother's jewelry for a chance at this ride, let's talk bids. As of now, the highest bid stands at a cool USD $40,013 by someone named FesterSlamstone (I mean, with a name like that, they've got to be serious). The auction ends on Friday, October 20, so there's still time to jump in.
But hey, even if this 1M isn't in your garage's future, just admiring it from afar is a treat. After all, some cars are meant to be ogled, and this 1M is a bona fide head-turner.
So, to all the bidders, may the odds be ever in your favor, and may the best (and wealthiest) car enthusiast win. And to the rest of us, happy drooling.