1961-1964, 23807 produced.
Saloon,4 doors,4 seats
The BMW 1500 heralded a new era for BMW. They had done with miniature cars and now built true cars. The 1500 had a 1,499 cc four-cylinder engine of 75 bhp which gave a top speed of 94 mph (150kph).
Source: The complete encyclopedia of Saloon Cars - Rob de la Rive Box
|Top Speed||0-60||SQM||MPG||Engine Pwr||Comment|
|94 mph||75 bhp|
Auction Sales History
|Description||Auctioneer||Date||Hammer Price||Hammer Price
|021||BMW 127 (1961)||BCA||7 Aug 2000||Not sold|
|070||BMW Megatron Engine (1987)||Christies||11 Apr 1992||Not sold|
A modern way to travel - BMW 1500 Neue Klasse
|Publication||Classic Cars October 2011|
|A modern way to travel - BMW 1500 Neue Klasse - All modern BMWs can trace their design heritage back 50 years to the 1500 Neue Klasse saloon. We take one on a spectacular transe-European tour, just as its new class of buyer would have done in the Sixties.|
A Different Klasse - BMW
|Publication||Classic & Sports Car April 2004|
|A Different Klasse - BMW 1500 desperately needed a volume seller in the early '60s: its inspired response set the template for all BMWs made since, says David Evans.|
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