Introduced in the e60 m5 the s85 was inspired by bmws previous formula one involvement.
Bmw m5 e60 v10 engine.
It was both bmws first and only production v10 engine and the first petrol v10 engine to be available in a production sedan saloon.
It was sold in the sedan and wagon body styles with most cars using the 7 speed smg iii transmission.
In todays episode we pull the m5 engine and trans.
The odometer indicates just 46100 miles from new which is fully supported by bmw service history.
Powered by a 500bhp 50 litre v10 engine driven through the rear wheels via a seven speed sequential manual gearbox smg the e60 m5 was launched to rave reviews with the thunderous engine a key factor.
The m5 model was introduced in 2005 and is powered by the bmw s85 v10 engine.
The e60 was the first 5 series to be available with a turbocharged petrol engine a 6 speed automatic transmission and regenerative braking.