Michael Jordan's Vintage BMW 850i Finds A New Home At Auction

Michael Jordan’s ownership of the luxury vehicle spanned until 1995, adding a touch of his legacy to the classic ride.

In a recent automotive spectacle, basketball legend Michael Jordan’s beloved 1991 BMW 850i took center stage on the auction platform at Bring A Trailer.

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Legacy On Wheels: Michael Jordan's Vintage BMW 850i Finds A New Home At Auction
Scottie Pippen, Michael Jordan, and Clyde Drexler/Photo via Olympics’ official website

Fast Lane, MJ’s Style

According to Forbes, this classic “E31” BMW was once chauffeured by the championed sports figure. It rolled onto the scene with just over 30,000 miles on its speedometer, showcasing its enduring charm over 33 years. 

Robb Report stated that the car is draped in the elegant Mauritius Blue Metallic. It not only exudes elegance but also flexes its mechanical muscles, boasting a 5.0L V12 engine and a sleek six-speed manual transmission.

Draped in the elegant Mauritius Blue Metallic, the car not only exuded elegance but also flexed its mechanical muscles. It features a 5.0L V12 engine and a slick six-speed manual transmission.
1991 BMW 850i 6-Speed/Photo via Bring A Trailer’s official website

Enhancing its allure, the vehicle cruised on 17-inch multi-piece AC Schnitzer wheels, a nod to both sophistication and sportiness. 

According to Complex, the exterior, adorned with 90s styling elements like pop-up headlights and a power-operated sunroof, showcased the timeless design that captivated car enthusiasts.

Slip into the luxurious cabin, and you’re greeted by the opulence of the 90s. 

Power-adjustable front seats wrapped in Light Parchment leather, matching door panels, and carpets complete the interior aesthetics.

Under the hood, this BMW 850i is not just a looker but a performer too. Sporting four-wheel ventilated disc brakes, ABS, and brand-new Continental ExtremeContact tires as of 2023. It guarantees a smooth and safe ride. 

Under the hood, this BMW 850i is not just a looker but a performer too. Sporting four-wheel ventilated disc brakes, ABS, and brand-new Continental ExtremeContact tires as of 2023. It guarantees a smooth and safe ride. 
1991 BMW 850i 6-Speed/Photo via Bring A Trailer’s official website

Vintage Ride, New Owner

Beyond being a high-performance automobile, this BMW 850i encapsulates a piece of Michael Jordan's legacy. 
1991 BMW 850i 6-Speed/Photo via Bring A Trailer’s official website

Beyond being a high-performance automobile, this BMW 850i encapsulates a piece of Michael Jordan’s legacy. 

Original documentation, complete with the basketball legend’s name in print and signature, elevates it to a collector’s dream.

As the auction unfolded, the bidding competition reached its peak at 4 AM, culminating in a winning bid by user Murcie27 – sealing the fate of this automotive gem for $108,723 USD.

While the curtains have closed on this auction, the story of Michael Jordan’s 1991 BMW 850i continues in the hands of its new owner. 

This classic ride has found a deserving home, marking another chapter in the legacy of both sports and automotive history.

Banner photo via Bring A Trailer’s official website.

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