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Alpina News

alpina b6 bi-turbo convetible

Alpina B6 Bi-Turbo Convertible is on its way. The vehicle is based on open-top 6-Series with 4.4 liter twin-turbo V8. The stylish convertible received both styling and performance upgrades. The engine is boosted to staggering 507PS (373 kW) at 5500RPM and 700Nm (516 lb-ft) at 3000RPM. This is an improvement of 100PS and 100Nm over the stock 650i Convertible. 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds and a top speed of 311 km/h (193 mph). Still, the engine is not thirsty at all – 10.9 liters per 100 km o

Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo Touring is currently on display in Geneva auto salon. The car is based on the BMW F10 5-Series 550i. The engine is 4.4 liter twin-turbo V8 with 507PS (373 kW) and 700Nm (516 lb-ft). It is mated to a the ZF 8-speed SWITCH-TRONIC automatic. 0 to 100 km/h takes 4.8 seconds and the top speed is somewhere over 300 km/h (186 mph). The fuel consumption is amazing - 10.9 liters/100 km, but honestly, we don’t believe that information. However, we believe the price - €98 8

Alpina will exhibit the 2011 B5 Bi-Turbo Touring at the Geneva Motor Show, next week. There will be also a B5 Bi-Turbo Sedan, which is based on BMW F10 5 series. It is powered by a 4.4 liter twin-turbo V8 with 507PS (373 kW) and 700Nm (516 lb-ft). The engine is mated to a SWITCH-TRONIC 8-speed sport automatic gearbox from ZF. 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds for the touring and 4.7 seconds for the sedan, which is exactly the same like the old BMW E60 M5. The top speed is 307 km/h (191 mph) and th

2011 alpina b5 bi-turbo officially unwrapped

After the official public premiere of the exclusive high-performance mid-size vehicle - 2011 Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo – that took place at the UK’s famous Goodwood Festival of Speed, the guys at the premium aftermarket brand have now released a small pack of high-resolution images, which reveal fully the refined face of the Bavarian eye-catcher. Under the enhanced dress, the newly-tweaked ride benefits from the already known from the B7 conversion 4.4-litre V8 Bi-Turbo power unit that delivers the astonishing 507

alpina b3 s bi-turbo says - hello uk

Alpina, the top-end BMW cars enhancement expert has announced that its recently premiered all-new Alpina B3 S Bi-Turbo is now available for the British fans. With first deliveries start in July, the ultra-sleek highly refined BMW ride boast stunning output and efficiency figures. Thanks to its wisely tweaked 3.0-litre straight six engine which tops 400 horsepower at 6000 revs and torque of 540 Nm at 4500 rpm, the astonishing Alpina sprints from standstill to 62 mph in only 4.7 seconds, before

bmw alpina d3 bi-turbo achieves 107 hp per litre from a diesel engine

The first sport-diesel model – D3 from 2006 was delivering 200hp and over 850 units sold since its inception. The small displacement and high effectiveness make this engine extraordinary good according to fuel consumption and low emissions. Now to continue the tradition Alpina introduced a new even more powerful version of the power unit. D3 Bi-Turbo is powered by a 2.0 litre four-cylinder bi-turbo engine developing 215 hp and 450 Nm from 20

BMW has released the pricing details for the 2011 BMW ALPINA B7 high performance luxury sedan, which will join the brand’s North American line-up as the most potent 7 Series model. After the first generation of B7 vehicles, which was offered on the US market only as a limited edition, the new generation of ALPINA automobiles is finally here. Based on the current BMW 7 Series platform, the 2011 BMW ALPINA B7 sedan will boast a retail price of $122,875 (standard wheelbase) and $126,775 (extended

BMW has announced that the 2011 BMW ALPINA B7 high-performance sedan will join the brand’s North American product line-up as the most potent BMW 7 Series model. Based on the current BMW 7 Series platform, the new ALPINA B7 marks the second generation of ALPINA automobiles based on the BMW 7 Series to be offered in the US. Undoubtedly aimed at proving itself as the most logical choice for customers demanding for performance, refinement, technology, luxury and exclusivity, the 2010 ALPINA B7 is ready to offer ma

The new BMW ALPINA D3. Saloon car evolution of the acclaimed D3 Coupe is now in the showrooms. A four cylinder four-door car, arguably the cleverest buy for all discerning UK drivers, delivering more than any larger engined counterpart in terms of performance, economy, low emissions and sheer exclusivity. ALPINA engineers have once again used their development of BMW’s state-of-the-art twin turbo diesel engine from the 123d, which – at 214 hp – produces more horsepower per litre than a

With the new BMW ALPINA B7 Bi-Turbo, ALPINA presents its fourth generation of automobiles based on the BMW 7 Series. Prominent predecessors include the BMW ALPINA B12 6.0 and B7, which raised the bar in the high-performance luxury saloon segment. Newly interpreted and in every way state-of-the-art, the B7 Bi-Turbo unites exclusiveness, athleticism and comfort in perfect harmony. Yielding exquisite levels of torque and power from the charged 4.4 litre V8, and in conjunction with the electronic

The factor with which the new D3 Coupe is best compared to its rivals is its Power-To-Weight ratio; an equation commonly applied in motor sport. But, with heavily increased personal taxation designed to encourage energy saving and lowered emissions, the calculation is assuming wider relevance to drivers - especially those in the select niche at which this latest ALPINA is aimed. As epitomised by the D3 Coupe, gaining extra performance simply by substituting a larger engine is alien to the ALP

In ALPINA’s more than 40-year history of manufacturing automobiles, turbo-charged engines have consistently set enduring accents. Launched in 1989, the BMW ALPINA B10 Bi-Turbo is just one example of the cult status some of these automobiles achieved. In fact, ALPINA’s turbo-charging history began in 1978, based on the 5 Series and 6 Series of the day (E12 & E28 and E24). The new BMW ALPINA B3 Bi-Turbo continues this tradition for the first time on the basis of the BMW 3 Series with its w