ALPINA B7 In Motion

7-series | January 16th, 2011 by 6
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Jim over at DrivesTV sent in some cool footage of the ALPINA B7. The 3 minutes video takes us in and around the car, as …

Jim over at DrivesTV sent in some cool footage of the ALPINA B7. The 3 minutes video takes us in and around the car, as well as plenty of in-motion shots.

The BMW ALPINA B7 made its North American debut at the Chicago International Auto Show in 2010 and sells in the US for $122,875 (standard wheelbase) and $126,775 (extended wheelbase).

The B7 sedan is equipped with BMW’s twin-turbocharged 4.4 liter, all-aluminum, High Precision Direct Injection V-8 engine which has been enhanced by ALPINA and is capable of producing 500 (373kW) horsepower and 516 lb-ft (700Nm) of torque. This rear-wheel drive performance/luxury Sedan achieves 0-60 mph in 4.5 sec. With maximum torque available across an unusually broad engine range, from 3,000 to 4,750 rpm, the B7 accelerates effortlessly from virtually any speed.

ALPINA B7 In MotionThe B7 sedan is finished with ALPINA aerodynamic developments, including front and rear spoilers which not only enhance the appearance but also improve stability and performance at high speeds. In true “form-follows-function” fashion, the ALPINA front integrates the fresh-air requirements of the transmission and engine oil coolers, which are separated out of the main cooler module for improved efficiency. The spoilers reduce lift at the front by 30% and rear by15%. The exhaust system’s two double tailpipes are seamlessly integrated into the rear bumper. The newest evolution of the traditional 20-spoke ALPINA Classic wheels gives the B7 a distinctive appearance and powerful stance.

The interior of the B7 sedan features ALPINA blue illuminated door sill trims, Switchtronic heated steering wheel in hand-stitched Lavalina leather, Alcantara headliner, Heads Up display, and the Black-Panel LCD screen instrument cluster branded with ALPINA. Hand-stitched Lavalina leather also covers the dashboard, door panels, center console, multi-contour front seats with heating and cooling, and heated rear seats.

To learn more about the ALPINA B7, follow the link.

  • viper

    someone was speculating something about there being a new ALPINA B7 based on a 760s engine and over 600hp…..thats not going to happen right?

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1497041056 Daniel Hoang

      That would be overkill. Besides 500hp is good enough.

  • viper

    I belive it is l havent driven this car yet but then l wonder how does it feel to drive a 630hp 2 tonnes

  • tweer

    Enough with the horrific wheels already!

  • http://alpinab7.net/ BMW Alpina B7

    With the twin-turbo engine specs, the new B7 has the ability to pump out 500 hp, which is really impressive for a vehicle of its class, and in my opinion, nothing much could be expected from this vehicle. 

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    Alpina is gorgeous! I love that shining car! Who knows, maybe someday I’ll become an owner of such a baby;))

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