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Used S85 Engine for Sale

(2 reviews)
  • Engine Type: V10
  • Displacement: 5.0 liters
  • Horsepower: 507 hp (378 kW)
  • Torque: 384 lb-ft at 6,100 rpm.
  • Condition: Used


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The BMW S85 engine is a high-performance V10 engine produced by BMW from 2005 to 2010. It was primarily used in the BMW E60 M5 and E63 M6 models during that period. This  BMW S85 engine for sale represents a pinnacle of naturally aspirated V10 technology from BMW, showcasing high performance and a distinctive character that enthusiasts still appreciate today.

Affordable S85 Engine For Sale

The legendary BMW S85 engine – a V10 powerhouse originally designed for high-performance vehicles like the 2006-2010 BMW M5 (E60) and M6 (E63, E64). This S85 engine for sale is pre-owned and meticulously inspected to meet the highest standards, ensuring optimal performance and reliability.

Features of S85 Engine

  • V10 Configuration: 5.0-liter naturally aspirated V10 engine designed for high performance.
  • Power Output: Generates approximately 500 horsepower at 7,750 rpm, emphasizing upper-range power delivery.
  • High Revving: Features a high red-line of 8,250 rpm, enhancing performance and driving enjoyment.
  • Technology: Equipped with Double VANOS for precise camshaft timing; Individual throttle bodies for optimized airflow.
  • Construction: Lightweight aluminum alloy construction balances strength and weight.
  • Transmission Options: Available with a 7-speed SMG+ for rapid gear shifts; a 6-speed manual transmission option for enthusiast engagement.
  • Distinctive Sound: Known for its unique high-pitched exhaust note, adding to the vehicle’s appeal.
  • Application: Used in high-end BMW models like the E60 M5 sedan and E63 M6 coupe/convertible.
  • Performance Characteristics: Offers strong mid-range torque and agile handling, providing a spirited driving experience.
  • Enthusiast Appeal: Admired by enthusiasts for its technology, performance attributes, and driving dynamics.

S85 Engine Fits

  • BMW E60 M5 (sedan)
  • BMW E63 M6 (coupe)
  • BMW E64 M6 (convertible)
  • BMW E61 M5 Touring (wagon) – Limited production


The BMW S85 engine is renowned for its reliability. According to user reviews and expert opinions, it is a durable engine capable of performing exceptionally well over long periods.

Purchase and Delivery

Purchasing your BMW S85 engine is easy through our website. We provide several convenient delivery options, including shipping and expedited services to meet your needs. We ship domestically, making it easy for you to get your S85 engine no matter where you are located in the USA.

Additional information

Fuel Type



8250 rpm

Compression Ratio



Double VANOS (Variable Nockenwellen Steuerung) for variable camshaft timing


Naturally aspirated (no forced induction)

Fuel System

Sequential fuel injection

Cooling System


2 reviews for Used S85 Engine for Sale

  1. Ethan Smith

    My experience with Find Auto Parts Online has been fantastic! I bought a used S85 engine from them, and it exceeded my expectations. The engine was meticulously inspected and accurately described on their website.

  2. Jessica Thompson

    The engine arrived in great condition, packaged securely to prevent any damage during transit. It’s been running smoothly since installation, delivering the power and performance I was looking for. Kudos to Find Auto Parts Online for their quality products and excellent service

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Availability of S85 Engine for sale?

Here at Find Auto Parts online, you will find the S85 Engine for the perfect price.

What is the price of the S85 Engine?

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What makes the BMW S85 engine special?

The S85 engine is known for its high-revving capability, reaching up to 8,250 rpm. It also features advanced technologies like Double VANOS and individual throttle bodies, contributing to its performance and distinctive engine sound.

What transmission options were available with the BMW S85 engine?

The S85 engine was typically paired with a 7-speed Sequential Manual Gearbox (SMG) or a 6-speed manual transmission, providing drivers with different driving experiences.

Are there any reliability concerns with the BMW S85 engine?

The S85 engine has been known for potential issues with rod bearings, which can lead to engine failure if not addressed through regular maintenance and possibly upgraded bearing replacements.

What is the distinctive sound of the BMW S85 engine like?

The S85 engine is renowned for its high-pitched exhaust note, characteristic of high-revving V10 engines. This sound contributes to its appeal among enthusiasts.

Is the BMW S85 engine still in production?

No, production of the S85 engine ceased in the early 2010s when BMW transitioned to different engine architectures and technologies
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