The S85 V10 is notoriously sensitive : it loves cold air. They will easily suffer from heat soak with exposed filter designs.
The OEM sealed configuration is critical to these engines performance, yet it left a lot on the table.
In this Special Series, I document BMW M's sealed intake history, take a dive into the technical features of this unique aftermarket design, share my installation notes, talk tuning and record some clips with Luigi.
- Matt / @m3_epoustouflant
It's thinner, it's louder.
Sealed to OEM standards.
The cone filter at its core.
A seamless integration of MAF.
The aesthetics are alien.
14whp up top without a tune? Not bad - but I dislike dynos.
They're not the truth.
I believe power needs to be felt and measured on the tarmac. Most precisely, the 100-200 kph test.
This pairing is the most cost efficient performance enhancing modification on the V10 M5 and M6 when all is considered.
InfinityDesign's unique product design and engineering is crafted by the grand-daddy of the most popular S85 products and tuners to hundreds of S85s.
As a former Evolve co-owner, he took part in engineering the headers & e-tronic exhaust system, cat deletes, carbon intakes, v8 supercharger kits and tuning maps during the 2000s and early 2010s.