1978 BMW 633csi
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Remarkably Preserved German Market Example In Stunning Colors!

1978 BMW 633 CSi (ALPINA)
European Specification
Chassis No. 5565126
Engine No. 5565126

Remarkably Preserved German Market Example In Stunning Colors
Desirable Period Add-Ons by Alpina Burkard Bovensiepen
Displaying Very Rare, Factory Applied Amazonitgrün-Metallic & Farngrün Livery
Includes BMW Classic Certificate
Fully Optioned with Factory Special Equipment
In Outstanding Cosmetic & Mechanical Condition – Excellent Preservation Class Entry
With over 30 Years of Previous Single-Ownership History
Complete with Original Documentation, Mileage Journal, Brochure, Owner's Manual, Tools & Emergency Equipment

5565126 is finished in striking and very rarely seen 1977-1979 Amazonitgrün-Metallic (amazonite green) paint over Farngrün (fern green) leather upholstery. Already desirably optioned from the factory, this particular 633 then received cosmetic add-ons very early in life by Alpina, including the front and rear spoilers, steering wheel (momo for Alpina), shift knob, wheels and tires – with accompanying German Federal Motor Vehicle Transport Authority approval documentation for all upgraded equipment installed. We have had the original paperwork professionally translated for the next caretaker. The car received its last German Motor Vehicle Traffic Inspection on July 7, 1984 shortly before its journey overseas to Ashville, North Carolina into the hands of Mr. Brenke. From October 1984 at approximately 85,000 kilometers - onward for the next 20 years, Mr. Brenke meticulously documented every single fuel fill up and service the car received in a small memo book found in the glove compartment.

Attesting to years of fastidious care, the car has remained in remarkably original preserved condition, despite the mileage clocked. Certainly the finest example we have ever witnessed. Upon close inspection and paint meter readings we believe this 633 retains at least 90% + original paint and upholstery, as well as BMW etched glass, trim and accessories. The cabin looks as if it has seen little use in areas outside the driver's partition, with working sunroof, clock, gauges, Becker Bavaria Cassette radio and electronics. The dashboard and vents are free of cracks, with an original tube of touch up and emergency light also stowed away in the glove compartment. The remainder of the vehicle reflects the same untouched appearances, with clean and crisp original decals, plaques and finishes throughout the engine bay to an incredibly solid and corrosion-free undercarriage. Engine compression is solid across the head, ranging from 180-200 psi. A new old stock exhaust system comes with the car, but there is no immediate need to install it. Its luggage compartment contains an working light, complete tool kit, jack, tire iron, triangle and emergency accessories. The spare tire has likely never been used and fitted with its original date matched Michelin XDX tire.

Additionally, all original books are paired with this 633 CSi, including the Operating Manual, BMW European Emergency Service Book, BMW Bavaria Radio manual, unopened Becker antenna wipes with instructions and 633CSi dealer brochure. Now available for worldwide purchase and delivery, here is likely one of the finest preserved and ideally optioned 633's to ever enter the market.

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