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Stunning Photos: Alpina B3 BiTurbo

3-Series | June 2nd, 2009 by 9
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The Alpina B3 BiTurbo, the “hotter 335i Coupe” as many people named it, it’s one of those cars that you just fall in love from …

The Alpina B3 BiTurbo, the “hotter 335i Coupe” as many people named it, it’s one of those cars that you just fall in love from the moment you see it.

Now, we all know that the E92 Coupe is a an extremely good looking car and the biggest seller in the 3 Series line-up, but the Alpina B3 BiTurbo just takes it to another level.

B3 BiTurbo uses the same 3.0 liter six-cylinder twin-turbo engine as the 335i, but as expected, it receives an upgrade: the boost pressure for the sequential twin turbos has been dialled up to 1.1 bar, with toughened Mahle pistons bolted inside to cope with the extra strain.

The result, peak specific values of 121 hp per liter.

Alpina B3 BiTurbo 100

The result: 355 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. Plenty for everyone, if you ask us. The B3 runs from 0-62 mph in only 4.8 seconds, keeping with the more powerful BMW M3. The B3 features steering wheel mounted buttons shifts -SWITCH-TRONIC- reprogrammed to respond even faster than the auto-transmission in the regular 335i.

Alpina B3 BiTurbo features optimised front and rear aerodynamics, along with a set of gorgeous wheels.

Since the point of this article was mostly to share with you these stunning photos, we’ll write less and let the photos do the “talk”.



  • hmm

    I don’t get it. What’s so hot about the look of this car?

    • http://www.bmwblog.com Horatiu B.

      :) Rear end, wheels and just great photos in general. I could be biased though since I believe the 3er Coupe is one of the nicest cars in its range.

    • jon H

      i think it has something to do with those super sexy alpina wheels….or maybe those quad exhausts subtly stickin out the rear. or maybe, like horatiu, i am biased by my love for the bmw brand

  • lisiy

    i like alpina b3 more then M3

  • E92-Toronto

    THis car is nice, but still not the M.

  • Gord

    I like the Alpina wheels.

    • jon H

      agreed!!!

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  • Greg Sineni

    I hate the Alpina wheels. For the all the extra work and cash, I will take the M3 without even thinking twice about it. Give me a factory M car anyday.

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