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SOLD on or around March 22, 2024

39,800 miles

Asking Price: $50,683
2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe in Black Sapphire Metallic over Black Boston Leather with Orange Stitching
  • Exterior Color Black Sapphire Metallic

Seller Description

Doug's Take

The BMW 1M is a fantastic sports coupe, and it's one of my very favorite cars from this era: I love the sizing, I love the performance, and I love the rarity. In fact, BMW sold fewer than 1,000 of these in North America, making them particularly uncommon. This particular 1M is finished in handsome Black Sapphire Metallic, and it features some great equipment like 19-inch Style 359M wheels, an M-specific suspension system, an M-specific body kit, adaptive xenon headlights, and heated front sport seats. It also has no major modifications and low indicated mileage – AND it's offered with a clean, accident-free Carfax report, for added peace of mind.


THIS... is a 2011 BMW 1M, finished in Black Sapphire Metallic with a black interior.

  • This is a Canadian-spec example that's registered and located in Duncan, BC, Canada. The odometer reads in metric units and indicates approximately 64,100 kilometers or roughly 39,800 miles.
  • The attached Carfax history report lists no accidents or mileage inconsistencies in this BMW's past.
  • Factory equipment includes 19-inch Style 359M wheels, an M-specific suspension system, an M-specific body kit, Shadowline exterior trim, adaptive xenon headlights, Comfort Access keyless entry, Boston leather upholstery with orange stitching, heated and power-adjustable front sport seats, and more as detailed below. Modifications reported by the seller are limited to Turner Motorsport aluminum pedals.
  • The M version of BMW's 1 Series coupe, called E82 internally, was intended to be a limited-production model but it proved popular enough to warrant tripling the original production quota to just over 6,300 units. Its turbocharged engine was a polarizing departure from previous M cars, as was its funky styling — and yet, the 1M has gained a substantial and loyal following since production ended in 2012.
  • Power comes from a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged straight-6, rated at 335 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque. Called N54T internally, output is sent to the rear wheels via a 6-speed manual transmission.


A build sheet is pictured in the gallery, and a partial list of notable equipment includes:

  • 19-inch Style 359M wheels
  • M-specific suspension system
  • M-specific body kit
  • Shadowline exterior trim
  • Adaptive xenon headlights
  • Comfort Access keyless entry
  • Boston leather upholstery with orange stitching
  • Heated and power-adjustable front sport seats
  • Memory function for the driver
  • Alcantara upholstery on the dashboard
  • CD player


  • Turner Motorsport aluminum pedals

Known Flaws

  • Various chips and scratches on exterior
  • Ding on rear bumper
  • Some scratches on rear seats
  • Curb rash on rear wheels

Recent Service History

Service documentation in the photo gallery indicates that the following maintenance has been performed:

  • October 2021 (38,000 miles): Two 245/35R19 and two 265/35R19 Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires replaced
  • October 2021 (61,222 km, 38,040 miles): Wheel alignment performed
  • September 2021 (61,005 km, 37,905 miles): Engine oil and filter changed, maintenance inspection performed
  • November 2020 (58,874 km, 36,580 miles): Rear differential, clutch, crankshaft main seal replaced
  • April 2020 (57,784 km, 35,905 miles): Air intake pipe replaced, DME module updated
  • April 2020 (57,591 km, 35,785 miles): Oil level sensor, fuel pressure sensor replaced
  • March 2020 (57,470 km, 35,710 miles): Engine oil and filter changed, brake fluid flushed and changed, front and rear rotors, pads, pad sensors replaced
  • July 2019 (55,790 km, 34,666 miles): Spark plugs, ignition coils replaced
  • July 2019 (55,667 km, 34,589 miles): Six brake hoses replaced, brake fluid flushed and changed
  • March 2019 (54,315 km, 33,750 miles): Engine oil and filter changed, brake fluid and coolant flushed and changed, air filter, wiper blades replaced

The seller reports that the engine oil and filter have been changed, and the air filter replaced in December 2023 at 39,770 miles.

Other Items Included in Sale

  • 2 keys
  • Owner's manual
  • Service records
  • OEM pedals
  • OEM tool kit
  • Front license plate bracket
  • OEM floor mats

Ownership History

The seller reportedly purchased this 1M in February 2019 and has added approximately 6,200 miles since.

Seller Notes

The seller notes that Quartz ceramic coating was applied to the exterior in June 2020.



My Comments

Posted: 3/22/2024 12:38:50 PM by Jon Martin

Sold to a high bid of $48,500 or $50,683 with buyer fee

Posted: 3/22/2024 9:23:14 AM by Jon Martin

Bidding up to $45,000

Posted: 3/21/2024 10:05:58 AM by Jon Martin

Bidding up to $37,500

Posted: 3/17/2024 2:40:10 PM by Jon Martin

Bidding up to $35,250

Posted: 3/16/2024 10:11:34 PM by Jon Martin

Bidding up to $33,583.00 so far

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