1962 BMW 700

S Cabriolet

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1962
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring
Germany
Saturday 14 August 2010
Motor Cars at 16:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: TBA
During the post-war period BMW found it hard re-building its car manufacturing industry, but due to determination and forward thinking developments in design and manufacturing it started to evolve. In the early 1960s BMW launched the 700, a small, economical family car powered by a R67 flat-twin cylinder, 697cc, air-cooled motorcycle engine. A turbine at the end of the crankshaft was fitted for cooling purposed and this proved very successful and efficient and gave the car ample power for city driving. The engine‘s ingenious design was closely matched by the 700‘s desirable styling which was the work of well known Italian designer Giovanni Michelotti, who endowed the car with practicality along with a very neat and well styled body shape. Over the course of its production run many people got invol