The e60 m5 was introduced in 2005 with a v10 engine and 7 speed transmission linking the car with the bmw sauber formula one program.
Bmw m5 v10 engine.
The 507 bhp bmw v10 used in the m5 and m6 has been voted international engine of the year 2005 by a jury of 56 motoring journalists from 26 countries.
This generation of the m5 was also built in the e61 touring wagon body style which was only sold in europe.
The e60 m5s feature a 500 horsepower v10 engine supposedly inspired by bmws williams formula one motor and enthusiasts that own these.
The e60 bmw m5 audi r8 lamborghini gallardo dodge viper and the absolutely legendary lexus lfa all had v10 engines.
The bmw e39 m5.
Which sit under the car or in the engine bay the e60 m5s fuel filter resides inside the tank opposite the fuel pump under the.
It was both bmws first and only production v10 engine and the first petrol v10 engine to be available in a production sedan saloon.
Continue reading below but most of those are all long gone.
The bmw s85 is a naturally aspirated v10 petrol engine which replaced the bmw s62 v8 engine in the m5 model and was produced from 20052010.
I wanted something fast with a big engine but not too flashy.
In january 2010 the bmw 5 series f10 began production as the successor to the e60.
No one would call the bmw z4m slow but the folks at manhart racing wanted more via a 58 liter 621 horse v10 based on an engine from the e60 m5.
It was sold in the sedan and wagon body styles with most cars using the 7 speed smg iii transmission.
Introduced in the e60 m5 the s85 was inspired by bmws previous formula one involvement.
As well as the obvious achievement of over 100 bhp per litre without the need for a turbocharger the judges praised the engines relatively.
I bought a v10 m5 with a manual transmission and 154000 miles on the clock.
Regardless of condition this is an extremely special car.
My 10500 v10 bmw m5 is simultaneously glorious and awful.
The m5 model was introduced in 2005 and is powered by the bmw s85 v10 engine.
In the new m5 it is the first time that bmw has used a bedplate design for a production v engine.
It was the first and only m5 model to be sold with a v10 engine.