1997 Alpina BMW B10 V8 Touring

Lot: 279

Sold for (£): Unsold
Offered for sale is a 4.6L 1997 BMW ALPINA B10 V8 Touring automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 7 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores 83 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A rare sight on today's roads, the Alpina B10 Tourer...


  • Alpina's take on BMW's E39 5-Series
  • Finished in a lovely shade of Velvet Blue with a Black Leather Interior
  • Body restoration by Cotswold Classic Car Restorations over more recent years with documentation
  • Owned by the current custodian for seven years and just three previous keepers
  • Coming with a comprehensive history file with the original Bill of Sale (£80,000) and a fresh MOT 


Lot Details

Registration: R950 NTV RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1997 Engine size: 4.6L
Make: BMW ALPINA Odometer reading (miles): 175000
Model: B10 V8 Touring MOT expiry: 2019-01-28
Warranted: No Chassis number: WAPBA46T18BF30037

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 83 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


A couple of blemishes, the odd stone chip, some seals are slightly perished. Presents well.  Door Glass double glazed.


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


 Seats generally very good, rears hardly used.  carpets very good - small area of damage to boot carpet. Headlining good. Dash good. Door cards good.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Not modified. No known leaks. Does not burn oil.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Gearbox has been fully rebuilt by Autotrans Gloucester, little use since. Sometimes the downshift from 5th can be harsh - cause unknown. I have a second hand genuine Alpina gearbox that can be sold separately, along with its matching Alpina ECU. Autotrans Gloucester were unwilling to investigate fault as the car was restored after the gearbox was rebuilt and was then beyond 12 months warranty.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Brake discs and pads require replacing all round - due to surface corrosion, not wear.


Minor: Major:


Sometimes not all the pixels in the dashboard function 100%. Otherwise all good.

Vehicle History


Extensive history present including the running in service. Original Bill of Sale supplied to the tune of £80,000.  Virtually all Mot's present whilst on the road.

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history