This 2008 BMW M5 is finished in Black Sapphire Metallic over Light Sepang Bronze Merino leather, and it is powered by a 5.0-liter V10 paired with a six-speed manual transmission and a limited-slip differential. Equipment includes Comfort Access, automatic climate control, a head-up display, navigation, parking sensors, xenon headlights, and heated front seats. Modifications consist of a StopTech big brake kit up front, H&R lowering springs, Eisenmann mufflers, RPI induction scoops, a shift knob from an F10 M5, and Style 167M 19″ wheels. The car was first registered in California, and it remained in the state prior to the seller’s acquisition in 2019. Subsequent service included replacement of the rod bearings, tires, VANOS components, fluids, and more as detailed below. This E60 M5 now has 127k miles and is offered in Massachusetts with manufacturer’s literature, a window sticker, three keys, a Blackstone Laboratories oil analysis report, partial records, a hand-written log, a clean Carfax report, and a clean Florida title in the seller’s name.
The exterior is finished in Black Sapphire Metallic (475) and features a glass sunroof, Park Distance Control parking sensors, adaptive xenon headlights, and tinted windows as well as M5-specific bumper covers, front fender vents, and flared fenders and rocker panels. The seller notes stone chips on the hood and front bumper, as well as a crack in the paint on the rear bumper. Photos of the imperfections are provided in the gallery below.
Style 167M 19″ wheels wear Continental ExtremeContact Sport tires measuring 265/35 up front and 285/35 out back that show date codes from 2019. Service during current ownership is said to include replacement of the front upper and lower control arms as well as the tie rods and front sway bar end links. H&R springs are fitted along with a StopTech ST60 380 Big Brake Kit, which includes the following components:
- Cross-drilled two-piece 380mm front “Aerorotors” (resurfaced at 123k miles)
- Six-Piston ST60 forged front calipers finished in yellow
- Forged caliper brackets
- Sport brake pads (replaced at 123k miles)
- Stainless steel brake lines
The seating surfaces are upholstered in Light Sepang Bronze Merino leather (LKA8), while brushed aluminum trim accents the dashboard, doors, and center console. Amenities include satellite radio, a head-up display, Comfort Access with keyless entry, iDrive with navigation, and heated and power-adjustable front seats. A later-model M5 shift knob is fitted, and the seller notes wear on the driver’s seat and door insert.
Instrumentation includes a 200-mph speedometer, a tachometer with a variable redline, and gauges for oil temperature and fuel level. The digital odometer indicates 127k miles, approximately 11k of which were added by the seller.
The 5.0-liter S85 V10 was factory rated at 500 horsepower and 384 lb-ft of torque when new, and it is fitted with RPI induction scoops. A Blackstone Laboratories oil analysis report is provided in the gallery, and work completed during current ownership reportedly included the following:
- Radiators and heat exchangers cleaned and drive belts, tensioners, and pulleys replaced at 119k miles
- Rod bearings, engine mounts, coolant and power steering fluids flushes at 120k miles
- VANOS timing chain and guides serviced, VANOS filter replaced, and solenoids cleaned and re-sealed at 120k miles
- Oil and filter changed at 127k
Power is sent to the rear wheels through a six-speed manual transmission and a limited-slip differential, and the differential oil was reportedly changed at 120k miles. Eisenmann mufflers are also fitted and shown above, and additional underside photos are provided in the gallery below.
The window sticker lists initial delivery to Long Beach BMW of Signal Hill, California, as well as factory equipment, colors, options, and a total suggested retail price of $89,870.
The Carfax report shows no accidents or other damage and lists history in California and Florida through its most recent update in August 2020.
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