The 8 Series line was one of the last
classic designs before BMWs ugly
design transformation. The 850CSi is
the BMW Motorsport ("M") version of the
8 Series. BMW only imported 225
850CSi's during model years 1994-95 to
I like the styling, the engineering,
and the build quality of the vehicle.
The car is sure-footed and goes from 0
to 60 in 5.8 seconds.
Annual maintenance runs about
$500/year. Insurance and license fees
have dropped to realistic levels; Parts
availability is excellent.
Since acquiring the 850CSi, I'm pleased
with its performance, value, and fun to