Films: The BMW E28 M535i Is A Rare Thing

The BMW E28 M535i Is A Rare Thing

Ashley Rodriguez, an amateur train photographer, has owned over 15 E28s in her lifetime. As a former trained BMW tech, she has spent her time buying and fixing various 5-Series models. She has owned every E28 model available, and as a lover of rare things, she now has her dream car, the M535i.

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Alex Birmingham
2 years 5 months ago

Love this video. I own one of the 20 or so E28 M535i’s imported to the US. The car has been in the family since new, and I still drive it today. Its a wonderful car, I feel the same way that I feel lucky to own my obtainable dream car.

Burt Munro
Burt Munro
3 years 4 months ago

Great story and I do so love the E28 M5s. But… what’s really “rare” is an E12 M535. E28s? Rather easy to come by all things considered.

Randy Hartmann
Randy Hartmann
3 years 7 months ago
Congrats Ashley, you and the E28 have now been immortalized for the car world to see! My E28 M5 has been with me since I bought it in 1989, brand new and had truly been the love of my life. I could have chosen any car to be my daily driver and after many, the E28 has stayed in my garaged this whole time. Of course I have converted it to Euro specs….just the way the engineers in Munich designed it to be. I just have to be careful where I park her! Parallel parking is not an option. The… Read more »
Ae Neuman
Ae Neuman
3 years 7 months ago

nice car.
the sweet six sounds great.
did us models get the close ratio getrag gearbox (with dogleg first) ?
my fav e28s are the m5 and 535i – mechainically identical to the M535i minus the bodykit.

Leucea Alexandru
Leucea Alexandru
3 years 7 months ago

I can totally understand her feelings for this car. I felt the same when i bought my E36 which was my first car. There is something magical about these cars. I think driving a Bmw, especially a Motorsport model should be on every petrolhead’s list. The sound of that inline six combined with the crisp handling puts a smile on your face, even on your worst day. It’s pure joy. No wonder they call it “The Ultimate Driving Machine.

Peter Ahern
Peter Ahern
3 years 8 months ago

Love the Video! My Father had a 1988 E28 M5 growing up, it’s nice to see people out there with a passion for these cars!

Brooks Wade
Brooks Wade
3 years 8 months ago

I just bought an E28 M5 and I’m in love with it! It’s a 3-4 day a week car for me as a change up to my RS6. I really like the look of the euro bumpers. In fact my only 2 gripes with the M5 are the black paint and the huge bumpers. I would like to eventually trade out for a euro spec M5 but that’s down the road.

Chris Martino
Chris Martino
3 years 8 months ago

Good story! Keep them coming.I’m getting to really love Tuesdays.:)

Zippy Gordon
Zippy Gordon
3 years 8 months ago

Sweet story!

Frazer Spowart
Frazer Spowart
3 years 8 months ago

Nice job guys! I’m currently hunting for an E28 of my own and like this one, I want euro bumpers. One of the dream cars of my youth that I now must own! Great work.

Peter Ahern
Peter Ahern
3 years 8 months ago

go to mye28.com during your hunt for one if you haven’t already.

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