Alpina has released the F30 3 Series based Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo. Powered by a twin turbo 3.0 (N54 anyone?) engine making 410hp that sends it from 0-62 in just 4.2 seconds. Beyond the massive power increase over the BMW 335i the B3 sports a full Alpina body work including front and rear spoilers and 20" signature Alpina wheels. Inside the interior gets Alpina tweaks including green accent stitching and Alpina badges.
The foundation that Burkard Bovensiepen laid in the 1960s in the form of a performance-enhanced BMW 1500, has since developed into a permanent fixture in the luxury sports car segment. What were then the first technologically and qualitatively relevant products marketed by ALPINA, namely four-cylinder petrol engines with Weber dual carburetors in the BMW Neue Klasse, are now in modern form high-tech automobiles. Equipped from the outset with the best possible genes by BMW, they currently represent the ultimate in performance, comfort, 'driving culture' and efficiency.
The new BMW ALPINA B3 Bi-Turbo combines these characteristics like no other automobile before it. The straight-six 3.0 liter engine equipped with two turbochargers delivers 410hp and a maximum torque of 600Nm. The adaptive ALPINA sport suspension system and the 8-Speed Sport-Automatic transmission with ALPINA SWITCH-TRONIC deliver maximum comfort and impressive dynamics. Functional aerodynamics combine well with the trademark 20" ALPINA CLASSIC wheels and together with two elliptical double tailpipes create an elegant appearance. The new BMW ALPINA B3 Bi-Turbo accelerates from 0 - 62 mph in just 4.2 seconds, reaching a top speed of 190mph. When driven moderately, it consumes significantly less than 10 litres of Super plus (98 RON) per 100km and achieves a class-leading combined fuel consumption measured to ECE norm of just 7.6l/100km and 177g/km CO2 (Saloon RWD).
These extraordinary performance figures are also available for friends of all-wheel drive. The new BMW ALPINA B3 Bi-Turbo Allrad utilities the proven possibilities of the excellent BMW xDrive system and offers unparalleled levels of traction and driving dynamics.
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