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2011 BMW 135i Convertible M Sport

2011 BMW 135i Convertible M Sport

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Details

Price: $21,000

Mileage: 29,500 Miles

Engine: N55M30M0 Twin-Scroll Turbocharged Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Transmission: 7-Speed M DCT Double Clutch Automated Manual Transmission

Exterior color: Alpine White 3 Exterior (300)

Interior: Beige Boston Leather Interior (LWB4)

Additional features:

M Sport Package:

18-Inch Style 261 M Double Spoke Wheels

Glacier Silver Aluminum Trim

Sport Seats

Sport Steering Wheel w/ Paddles

Shadowline Exterior Trim

Sport Suspension

Premium Package:

Universal Garage Door Opener

Digital Compass Mirror

Auto-Dimming Side Mirrors

Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror

Power Memory Front Seats

Heated Seats

Lumbar Support

Ambiance Lighting

Bluetooth

iPod and USB Adaptor

Multifunction Steering Wheel

Blow-by Heater

Headlight Washers

Adaptive Xenon Headlights

Automatic Cruise Control

Real Time Traffic Info

Navigation

Voice Command

3M Clear Bra

Tinted Windows

3-Owner / Colorado Car

Clean Carfax

Excellent Condition

Background

2011 BMW 135i Convertible M Sport exterior photo

If you are like me, you think that modern cars are too big, too heavy, and too complicated—all of which detract from the driving experience. BMW is one of the guiltiest offenders of this trend, but in 2008 it threw purists like myself a bone in the form of the 1 Series. Heralded as the spiritual successor of the iconic 2002, the 1 Series was smaller than its 3 Series sibling, but, because it was a BMW, it did not compromise on power, luxury, or a sporting driving experience. Excluding the 1 Series M Coupe, the most potent 1 Series was the 135i with the M Sport Package. Face-lifted 2011 and later 135i’s came with the N55 twin-scroll turbocharged engine, a more reliable evolution of the twin turbocharged N54 engine. The platform was so good that BMW used a tuned variant of it (the N54) in the 1 M Coupe. In addition to cosmetic upgrades, the 135i M Sport Package included an M 3-spoke steering wheel, 18-inch Style 261 M Double Spoke wheels, and 15mm lower suspension. The virtually lag-free twin-scroll turbo power coupled with the lightning-fast shifting of the 7-speed M dual-clutch transmission (DCT) makes the 135i a seriously fast car. In convertible form, it is a stylish sleeper that allows spectacular views of the Colorado landscape, paired to the unobstructed exhaust soundtrack of that N55 screaming to redline. Relatively limited production numbers and its replacement in the U.S. market by the 2 Series ensure that the 1 Series will be a future collectable. The time to get one is now, when pristine, low mileage examples are still available.

Summary

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I am selling this Alpine White over Beige leather 2011 BMW 135i (E88) Convertible M Sport on consignment for a friend. In addition to the M Sport Package, it is very well optioned with the Premium Package, heated seats, adaptive xenon headlights, Bluetooth, navigation, voice command, and a host of other amenities outlined above and in the VIN decode. The Alpine White over Beige leather color combo is perfect for a convertible, keeping the inside and outside temperatures civilized on those hot summer days. It was originally delivered by Gebhardt BMW on March 24, 2011 and remained with the first owner for the next five years, always being dealer serviced. It changed hands once before the current owner purchased it, who has also had it maintained either by Gebhardt or independent BMW specialists. All recalls have been complied with and it comes with all records organized in a 3-ring binder, the factory window sticker, a clean Carfax, two key FOBs, and all owners’ manuals. The leading edges of the hood, fenders, headlights, and mirrors are protected by ClearBra. The exterior is nearly flawless. The only notable defects are a small dime-sized impression on the rear bumper cover and a faint door ding on the very aft portion of the passenger door. Both take some scrutiny to locate, and neither detracts from the overall appearance of the car. The interior is virtually perfect. Mechanically it has no issues. The fluids have always been changed more frequently than dealer service intervals and no common 1 Series or N55 issues are present. There are no codes, no warning lights, no oil leaks, no wastegate rattle, no high or low-pressure fuel delivery issues, and no evidence of carbon build up. As it sits, this is a turn-key 135i M Sport ready to be driven and enjoyed by its new owner. We would like to find a buyer who will enjoy, care for it, and appreciate it for years to come. Please visit our website to see extensive pictures if you are reading this elsewhere.

VIN Decode

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VIN Decode

  • Vehicle Identification Number: WBAUN7C52BVM25497
  • Type: UN73
  • Model: 135i - USA
  • Development Code: E88
  • Chassis: Convertible (CABRIO)

  • Steering: Left Hand Drive (LL)

  • Doors: 2
Engine: N55
  • 
Displacement: 3.00 Liters

  • Power: 302 Horsepower 
Drivetrain: RWD

  • Transmission: Automated Double Clutch Manual

  • Color: Alpine White 3 (300)
  • Upholstery: Boston Leather / Beige (LWB4)
  • Production Plant: LEIPZIG
  • Production Date: 02-18-2011

Options

  • 1CA Selection Cop Relevant Vehicles
  • 2MR M Alloy Wheels Doublespoke
  • 261 M/mb 2TC Sports Transmission With Double Clutch
  • 2VB Tire Pressure Indicator
249 Multi-function For Steering Wheel
  • 302 Alarm System

  • 319 Integrated Universal Remote Control
  • 322 Comfort Access System

  • 337 M Sport Package

  • 4MG Aluminum Glacier Silver Interior Trim

  • 4NA Interior Mirror With Dig. Compass
  • 4NE Blow-by-heater
  • 423 Floor Mats, Velour
  • 430 Auto Dimming Exterior Rearview Mirror
  • 431 Auto Diming Interior Rearview Mirror
  • 442 Cup Holder

  • 459 Power Seats with Memory

  • 481 Sport Seats
  • 488 Lumbar Support
  • 494 Seat Heating F Driver/front Passenger
  • 502 Headlight Washer System
  • 521 Rain Sensor
  • 522 Xenon Headlights
  • 524 Adaptive Headlights

  • 534 Automatic Air Conditioning
  • 540 Cruise Control

  • 563 Lights Package

  • 570 Stronger Electricity Supply
  • 6AA BMW Teleservices
  • 6AB Control Teleservices
  • 6FL Usb-/audio Interface
6UH Traffic Information

  • 6VC Control Combox

  • 609 Navigation System Professional

  • 615 Extended BMW Online Information

  • 620 Voice Input System

  • 639 Complete Prep. Cellular Phone USA/cdn
  • 655 Satellite Radio

  • 676 HiFi Speaker System
  • 697 Area-code 1

  • 7XA M Leather Multi-function Steering Wheel with shift paddles
  • 704 M Sport Suspension

  • 760 Individual High-gloss Satin Chrome
  • 840 High Speed Synchronization 

  • 8SC Country Spec. Release Of Teleservice
  • 8SP Cop Control

  • 8TN Daytime Driving Lights Selectable B

  • 840 High Speed Synchronisation

  • 925 Shipping Protection Package

Standard Equipment

  • 321 Exterior Parts In Body Color
  • 473 Armrest, Front
  • 645 Radio Control Us

  • 823 Hot Climate Version

  • 845 Acoustic Belt Warning

  • 850 Add Fuel Tank Filling For Export
  • 853 Language Version English

  • 876 Radio Frequency 315 Mhz