ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo Edition 50 Front ViewFor it's 50th anniversary the one and only Alpina manufactury will be making 50 fresh and shiny saloons and coupes under the B5 and B6 Bi-Turbo designation. This woud be the point of making some of the most anticipated hi-end luxorious road and race cars to rule over European streets.  All the vehicles will be heavily modified to bring you the pleasure of driving a beauty, geared with revised V8, that will take you from 0 to 100km (62mph) in 4.2 seconds, so you can try reaching top speed of 204 mph.

Brand manager Matthew Stripling ensures us, that Edition 50 will bring highest levels of comfort, blended with supreme engine performance. We tend to believe him. Anyone who is brave enough to try this Bi-turbo will be dealing with 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) and 600 hp (441 kW). That monstrous power is combined with even further imroved fuel economy: 29.7 mpg and the best so far CO2 emissions of 221 g/km.

Talking about the engine, heavy modifications include water cooling system, weight and power upgrades. In addition the crew behind the project has done an air flow optimizations for better engine response. All of this, of corse, comes fresh from the factory, that is well known for it's high quality and durability components. As usual 2-year warranty is also included.

Not only the engine recieved improvements, but the transmission, aerodynamics, overall weight, interior have been also revised. The wheels and exhaust system are redesigned for further weight loss upgrades and better performance, that together reduce a total of 31.6 kg of the overall car weight. The interior includes hand-crafted sport seats, ceramic finish controls, leather panel, redesigned panels and the unique car number will be included on the centre console.

The Turbo Edition 50 vehicles will come in  ALPINA Blue or ALPINA Green, or the special Edition 50 Sepia. Additional decal sets can be ordered in colors blue or green, so it is up to you to choose the apperance of the Alpina Edition 50. What is your choice?

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Source: BMW