Most of the machines that cross the block in a Mecum auction are muscle machines. Big engines and bold styling grab the crowds, and also grab their dollars. Sometimes there is a vehicle that arrives and is a bit unique. Occasionally this turns out well for the seller, and a nice profit can be had. This was not the case, however, for the owner of a 1997 BMW 328i convertible that rolled up to the auction floor.
It’s the wrong place for this car. In fact, it shouldn’t be an any auction unless it’s the type that has vehicles with grease pen writing on the windows. Click past the break to watch the oh-so-sad German sled make a short-trip to No-Salesville.