Alpina has presented the 2014 B5 Bi-Turbo based on BMW 5-Series F10. The sports saloon boasts more power, better acceleration and performance as well as improved fuel efficiency. It boasts a mix of driving dynamics, comfort and everyday luxury.

2014 Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo is powered by the famous twin-turbocharged 4.4 liter V8 – 540HP (397 kW) at 5,200RPM and 730Nm (538 lb-ft) at 2,800RPM. 0-100 km/h in 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 323 km/h (200 mph). The engine is connected to an 8-speed ZF automatic gearbox sending the power to the rear wheels. The overall weight of the car is 1,920 kg, which is a lot, but the performance is impressive. The fuel consumption is 9.5 litres per 100 km on combined cycle with 221 g/km of CO2.

The ride rolls enormous 20" Alpina Classic alloys 8.5J x 20" with 255/35 ZR20 front and 9.5J x 20" with 285/30 ZR20 rear tires.

A finely tuned suspension and chassis configuration combined with variable dampers makes for an exemplary ride comfort while simultaneously providing sharp handling and excellent high-speed stability

In Touring form, the B5 Bi-Turbo smartly combines the exclusive sophistication of the Saloon with pronounced functionality and versatility. Make no mistake, the Touring offers up to 1670 litres of storage space and an ingenious luggage compartment concept, despite its luxury high performance genes.

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Source: Alpina