The BMW 700 is a small car with a rear engine, produced in various models between 1959 and 1965. It was BMW’s first monocoque car. The 700 was a sales success at a time when BMW was close to financial ruin. The car was also successful in motorsport in its production form, but also as the basis for the 700RS special.

It was sold as a 2-door sedan, coupe and convertible. It was powered by a 0.7-litre 2-cylinder flat-six engine located at the rear. The engine was mated to a 4-speed manual transmission and drove the rear axle. The power of the car was initially 30 hp (22 kW), but later with the next model the power increased to 40 hp (29 kW). In total, more than 188 000 copies were produced.