BMW 8 Series Review from Sweden

1991 BMW 8 Series 850 CiA V12

Year of manufacture1991
First year of ownership1998
Most recent year of ownership2000
Engine and transmission V12 Automatic
Performance marks 6 / 10
Reliability marks 6 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 9 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.8 / 10
Distance when acquired16600 kilometres
Most recent distance16800 kilometres
Previous carPorsche 944 Turbo

Summary:

It's got the looks! Beautiful and comfy

Faults:

Air conditioning failed, replaced compressor.

Starter failed sometimes, now replaced.

Electrical problems with everything!

Steering feels weird.

Shocks worn.

General Comments:

Comfy ride, don't expect extreme power from the V12 cos the car is HEAVY.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 16th July, 2000

27th Jun 2001, 18:09

From 1998 to 2000 you drove only 200 kilometers??? Was the car in the shop most of the time or what?

Average review marks: 7.8 / 10, based on 1 review