BMW (abbreviation for Bayerische Motoren Werke) was founded almost 100 years ago in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.


Car models

Class Body style(s) First model year 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 Replaced by
Compact 4DR Sedan 1977 3-Series Still current
2DR Coupe Entry-level rank replaced by BMW 1-Series in 2007
Replaced by 2-Series and 4-Series in 2013
2DR Convertible
Mid-size 4DR Sedan 1972 5-Series Still current
4DR Wagon 2010
Full-size 4DR Sedan 1978 7-Series Still current
Large sports 2DR Coupe 1977
(as BMW 6-Series)
8-Series N/A BMW 6-Series (for the 2004 model year)

BMW began selling SUVs in 1999, in which the first one, the X5, was the only one available until 2003, with the release of the X3.

Shipping prices

  • $450-$470 (1994 and early 1995 models, except the 850Ci and 850CSi)
  • $570 (1995-2000 models, except the 8-Series)

Sales

Year 3-Series 5-Series 7-Series 8-Series
318i 318is 318iC 325i/328i 325is/328is 325iC/328iC M3 M3 Lightweight 318ti
1991 3,063 3,873 1,640 4,486 248 3,742 384 N/A N/A
1992 3,584 3,771 1,538 17,062 7,980 3,718 N/A N/A N/A
1993 5,941 5,904 0 17,977 10,315 1,174 N/A N/A N/A
1994 7,071 5,562 3,156 14,027 8,693 7,778 N/A N/A N/A
1995 2,290 4,131 3,383 13,555 6,359 7,204 5,806 180 7,238
1996 860 2,274 2,876 12,194 6,375 7,283 3,175 0 7,238
1997 7,608 1,298 7,940 0 4,622
1998 3,496 171 8,762 0 3,735
1999 225 13 6,557 0 656
2000 34 2 2 26 0 7
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