If you like 8 series

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    It is nice, orient blue metallic, light silver grey leather & the bolted cross spoke alloys (which for once haven't been subject to a cheap refurb involving powdercoat). Personally though, I'd rather spend a little more and get a 1996 onwards 840 with the 4.4 litre V8 and steptronic box - just like the one I used to own - back in the day it was a real headturner :)
     
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    I think the later ones had no nikasil issues too? (Distant memory so might be wrong)
     
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    1996 brought the 4.4 V8 with Alusil liners. 1995 4.0 V8 is quite likely to have had Nikasil liners.

    I would be surprised if that is still an issue though given we are nearly 20 years on...
     
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    Good point on the length of time.
     
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    Back in the day I went from a 420SEC to a 840ci (Oxford with Black leather), lovely car.
     
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    I always wanted a yellow one
     
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