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: Competition for the S55

02-16-2006, 05:11 PM
Introducing the 500hp 7 Series Committed to developing the best performing vehicles in the luxury market, BMW is getting ready to extend the 7 Series line-up with a new high performance model: BMW ALPINA B7. Equipped with a supercharged 4.4L V-8 engine capable of producing 500hp and 516 lb-ft of torque, the B7 will be the fastest 7 Series yet, achieving a 0-60mph time of only 4.8sec. With this new model, BMW will raise the
benchmark for all competitors in the segment in terms of performance, refinement, technology and luxury.
Product Highlights:
4.4L Supercharged 90-degree V-8
Max. Power: 500hp @ 5,500 rpm
Max. Torque: 516 lb-ft @ 4,250 rpm
0-60mph: 4.8seconds
6-speed automatic transmission
Sport-tuned suspension with Active Roll Stabilization and 21 ALPINA wheels
Special aerokit including rear spoiler to improve stability, handling and performance at high speed

Coming this Summer

02-17-2006, 07:49 AM
Here is the article form

02-17-2006, 03:50 PM
i see a trade-in in my future.

02-18-2006, 01:28 PM
Only 200 scheduled for production this summer, 125K base.

02-18-2006, 01:51 PM
Re-post... :p

Here's the Press Release PDF: