BMW 501 V8/502
4-door saloon, 2-door coupÈ, cabriolet.
Prestige alternative to a Mercedes. Servo brakes on de luxe models, and front discs from 1960 (1959 for higher-powered 3.2 Super); 160bhp from ultimate 3200S of 1961-63, but even with the 2.6 engine it's good for 100mph. Floor change with rare RHD option.
2580cc/3168cc (V8 OHV)
Front engine, rear-wheel drive
1954 to 1963