Collection of brand-new BMW 5-series from late ’90s found in warehouse

While 11 brand-new BMW 5-Series isn’t exactly a gold mine, it’s an incredible discovery nonetheless.

This group of 11 E34-generation (1988-1996) 5-Series models was discovered in a warehouse in Bulgaria, according to a Facebook post by a local company called The Rust Center. The Bulgarian site Auto Club reported last Friday that the cars were found stored in the city of Blagoevgrad in the southwest region of the country.

Sadly, we don’t spot any M5s among the bunch. Instead, it looks like most of the cars are 520is with a few 525is thrown in for good measure. We do spy one 5-Series wagon hiding among the sedans, however.

Why were they purchased and stored away? It’s not entirely clear. Some Facebook commenters on the company’s website claimed the BMWs were purchased as part of a rental car fleet, but

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