2011 Geneva: ALPINA B5 BiTurbo Touring

Auto Shows | March 1st, 2011 by 5
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Today, at theĀ 2011 Geneva Motor Show, ALPINA unveiled to the world the 2011 B5 BiTurbo Touring. The B5 BiTurbo Touring is the wagon variant of …

Today, at theĀ 2011 Geneva Motor Show, ALPINA unveiled to the world the 2011 B5 BiTurbo Touring. The B5 BiTurbo Touring is the wagon variant of the B5 BiTurbo sedan model based on the new BMW 5 Series.

The B5 Biturbo Wagon offers the same powertrain as the sedan, 507 horsepower and 700 Nm of torque from a twin-turbocharged 4.4 liter V8 unit, mated to a SWITCH-TRONIC eight-speed sport automatic gearbox from ZF.

Not yet confirmed, but the expectations are that the B5 Wagon will sprint to 62 mph in 4.8 seconds with a top speed of 187 mph (301 km/h). In comparison, the sedan version needs 4.7 seconds to reach the same speed.

alpina b5 touring 23 655x438Fuel-economy will be 10.9 liters/100 km compared to 10.8 for the sedan.

Along with the Touring model, ALPINA also displayed the sedan version of the same B5 BiTurbo.

5 responses to “2011 Geneva: ALPINA B5 BiTurbo Touring”

  1. Tom says:

    Beautiful!

  2. Laszlo says:

    except that 80 fake wood. or real does not matter, it looks dated and horrible.
    Besides that it really is beautiful. and fast !!!

  3. bang_aden says:

    car is very luxurious and very impressive indeed. what is the price range priced BMW Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo.?

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