2000 BMW (E39) M5 - 46,504 miles


  • A desirable modern classic super saloon, which has been dry stored, very well maintained and presents in exceptional condition.
  • Under the bonnet sits the 4.9-litre S62 V8 engine, coupled with a six-speed manual transmission, which sends power to the rear wheels via a limited-slip differential.
  • This M5 shows just 46,504 miles from new and is reported to be in concours-level condition.
  • It was acquired by the current owner four years ago.


  • This M5 features a high specification including xenon headlights, front seat heating, a professional navigation system and on-board monitor with TV.
  • It is understood to remain totally standard with no modifications.
  • Included with the car is a great history file comprising a stamped service record, all original BMW handbooks and manuals, and all historic tax discs, and various invoices for work carried out both before and during the vendor’s ownership.
  • The car’s cherished number plate ‘M5 OHH’ is also included within the sale.

Factory specification:

  • S0210 Dynamic Stability Control (DSC III)
  • S0216 Servotronic
  • S0261 Side airbags for rear passengers
  • S0265 Tire Pressure Control (RDC)
  • S0302 Alarm system
  • S0358 Climatic Comfort windshield
  • S0401 Sliding/vent roof, electric
  • S0415 Roller sunblind for rear windowS0423 Floor mats in velour
  • S0428 Warning triangle
  • S0430 Interior and exterior mirror package
  • S0441 Smoker's package
  • S0459 Seat adjustment, electrical with memory
  • S0473 Armrest front
  • S0488 Lumbar support for driver and front passenger
  • S0494 Seat heating for driver and front passenger
  • S0500 Headlight washer system incl. intensive cleaning of windscreen
  • S0508 Park Distance Control (PDC)
  • S0520 Fog lights
  • S0522 Xenon light
  • S0534 Automatic air conditioning
  • S0555 On-board computer
  • S0602 On-board monitor with TV
  • S0609 Navigation system Professional
  • S0694 Preparation for CD changer
  • S0710 M leather steering wheel
  • S0775 BMW Individual headliner anthracite


  • There is no known damage to the bodywork.
  • The Avus Blue Metallic paintwork is in genuinely superb condition, commensurate with the low mileage. The vendor notes a 1mm blemish to the rear spoiler edge, which has been neatly touched in.
  • The cabin presents exceptionally well, with no notable wear and certainly no damage to any of the upholstery.
  • Its steering wheel, gear shifter, and handbrake are all in great condition.
  • The car rides on the correct 18-inch alloy wheels which are pristine.
  • There are no warning lights on the dashboard.
  • The vendor does note a few individual faded pixels on the dashboard screen, and that the parking sensor does not always function. The fault is intermittent and does not present as a fault code.
  • The most recent MOT test took place on 31 March 2021 at 46,445 miles, resulting in a clean pass with no advisories. It had previously failed on the nearside brake disc and pads, which were remedied by the vendor.
  • Prior to this, the car’s MOT history is superb, displaying no advisories whatsoever dating back to the first electronically recorded MOT in 2006 at just over 32,000 miles.


  • The latest service was carried out during July 2021 at 46,487 miles by Graham Martin Automotive BMW Specialists. The work comprised of an engine oil and filter change, along with a brake fluid change, a full vehicle inspection and a fault memory read.
  • Prior to this, the car received an oil and filter change in September 2018.
  • In August 2016 at 46,299 miles, the car received a major ‘Inspection 2’ service.
  • Service history prior to this was all carried out by BMW main agents.


This BMW M5 is a superb example of the renowned Bavarian ‘super saloon’, which is entirely standard, has been wonderfully preserved, and features an excellent service and MOT history. An extremely capable all-rounder, this E39-era M5 would make a great addition to any collection of modern classics, and a fantastic show car as an exemplar of the model.

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Car Overview

  • 46,504 miles
  • manual
  • RHD
  • Avus Blue Metallic (L0276)
  • Extended Black Nappa Leather
  • 4.9L
  • VINWBSDE92060BJ10861

Lot Overview

  • Lot #05342
  • private Sale
  • Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom


  • 327KBA

Exterior  (83)

Interior  (48)

Mechanical  (11)

Documents  (8)

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