Alpina will introduce the D3 Bi-Turbo F30 at the upcoming 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, next month. The engine is the well-known bi-turbo diesel from Alpina XD3 presented earlier this year.The D3 Bi-Turbo F30 is powered by a straight-six, full-aluminum 3.0-liter diesel with two turbochargers. The result is spectacular – 350HP (257 kW) at 4,000RPM and 700Nm (516 lb-ft) of torque at 1,500RPM. The engine is mated to an 8-speed ZF automatic transmission powering the rear wheels, but xDrive AWD version will be also avail
A stock BMW Alpina B6 F13 made some drag starts versus some powerful vehicles – BMW M6 G-Power SK III with 750HP, BMW X6 M PP-Performance Stage 4 – 760HP, a stock Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 and a superfast Nissan GT-R Mk.1 DT 1200 R with 1200HP. The Alpina B6 F12 has only 540HP and it is not exactly the perfect car for 1 mile race.
The first start is versus the M6 G-Power, which did 30.499 seconds and a terminal speed of 283 km/h. Th
An interesting and powerful BMW X3 is exhibited at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. The Alpina version of the small SAV boasts extreme power and some nice upgrades.
The name is Alpina XD3 Bi-turbo and it is powered by a straight-six, full-aluminum 3.0-liter diesel with two turbochargers. The result is spectacular – 350HP (257 kW) at 4,000RPM and 700Nm (516 lb-ft) of torque at 1,500RPM. Despite all that power, the XD3 Bi-Turbo has a a fuel consumption of only 6.8 liters / 100 km (41.5 mpg US) with CO2 emissions
Alpina has introduced the new 2013 B3 Bi-Turbo, which is based on BMW F30 335i. The car will make its official debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, next week.
The engine is the well-known 3.0 liter twin-turbocharged petrol, but boosted to 410HP (310 kW) at 5,500RPM and 598Nm (442 lb-fT) of torque. It is connected to an 8-speed automatic ZF gearbox sending power to the rear wheels.
0-100 km/h in just 4.2 seconds and a top speed of whopping 306 km/h (190 mph). Still, the engine needs just 7.6 liters / 100
BMW has announced the new ALPINA B7 super-high performance luxury sedan, which boasts more performance, fresh design and improved efficiency.
The new B7 will make its official public debut at the at the historic Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August. It will be priced from $128 495 for B7 Standard Wheelbase a
Cool video with the new Alpina B3 GT3 race car tested by Sport Auto’s drive editor Christian Gebhardt.
The B3 GT3 is based on BMW 3-Series E92 335i, which is boosted to 408HP (300 kW) and 540Nm (398 lb-ft) of torque, which is 102HP and 140Nm more than the original factory power. The car also comes with an Akrapovic titanium exhaust system. 0-100 km/h in 4.6 seconds and a top speed of 309 km/h (192 mph), which you can see in the video below.
The B3 GT3 can be ordered with an optional Comfort Package includi
Alpina has announced the new boosted 2012 B5 Bi-Turbo. The sports saloon comes with more power, better acceleration and performance and improved fuel efficiency.
2012 Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo is powered by the famous twin-turbocharged 4.4 liter V8 now delivering 540PS (397 kW) and 730Nm (538 lb-ft). This is an increase of 33PS (24 kW) and 30Nm (22 lb-ft) over the previous version. The acceleration to 100 km/h is faster with 0.2 seconds – 4.5 s and the top speed is 319 km/h (198 mph), which is 12 km/h (7 mph) more.
If you wonder which are the most creative and astonishing tunings that we have seen during the almost gone 2011, here we have picked 10 of the most impressive ones. There were several factors that have been considered in order to make this top 10. First of all exterior tuning, next is the overall improvement in the performance, and at last is the changes made in the interior.
VILNER SATURN SKY
This unique Vilner design has made it through in our top 10. Vilner Saturn Sky boasts nice orient
Alpina has announced 2012 B6 Bi-Turbo featuring all-aluminium V8 power plant with two turbochargers delivering stunning amount of power.
2012 Alpina B6 Bi-Turbo has a twin-turbo 4.4 liter V8 with 540PS (397 kW) at 5500RPM and 700Nm (516 lb-ft) of torque at just 3000RPM. Two turbo-chargers configured in parallel, each feeding one of the two cylinder banks, with specially developed large diameter exhaust-turbines allow this engine configuration to provide both exceptional power output and an ab
Alpina has introduced B3 GT3 sports car, which is based on the BMW E92 335i. The manufacturer purposefully demonstrates that despite a long absence from motor sports, cutting edge automotive know-how and technical expertise continues to be the foundation for the development of exclusive BMW Alpina automobiles.
Alpina B3 GT3 is powered by a 3.0 liter twin-turbocharged inline-six with 408PS (300 kW) and 540Nm (398 lb-ft). The new 8PS (6 kW) over the B3 S Bi-Turbo came from a modified exhaust
Alpina has introduced one more vehicle – D5 Bi-Turbo based on 535d. It comes with one of the most powerful diesel engines in the world.
In other words – 350PS (257 kW) coming from a 3.0 liter twin-turbo straight-six diesel, which has the same fuel-economy rating as the 530d with 245PS (180 kW) – 6.2 liters per 100 km on combined cycle. Not bad for such amount of power, not bad at all! 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.2 seconds and a top speed of 270 km/h (168 mph). That is the reason why 535d is
One of the most interesting and eagerly awaited cars was revealed at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. BMW Alpina B6 Bi-Turbo Convertible is based on the well known 650i model.
The all-aluminium bi-turbo V8 power plant boasts 507PS (373 kW) and staggering 700Nm (516 lb-ft) of torque, which is an increase of 100PS (74 kW) and 100Nm (74 lb-ft). So, there is no coincidence. 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds and a Vmax of 311 km/h (193 mph). Still, the vehicle manages to achieve an average 10.9 litres pe