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BMW 501

4-door saloon, 2-door coupÈ, cabriolet.

Pre-war 326's engine in new part-tubular chassis with torsion-bar suspension front and rear; four-speed column change. The few sold in Britain have the overbored engine. 1952-55 cars are of 1971cc and 65bhp/72bhp. Production begins October '52; coupÈ and cabrio also offered.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1971cc/2077cc (S4 OHV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1951 to 1958  
Number produced:
8955