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ALPINA XD3 BiTurbo – First ALPINA SUV unveiled in Geneva

Auto Shows | March 5th, 2013 by 5
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At the 2013 Geneva Auto Show, ALPINA unveiled their first tuned SUV: ALPINA XD3 BiTurbo. Under the hood, the XD3 uses a a straight-six, aluminum …

At the 2013 Geneva Auto Show, ALPINA unveiled their first tuned SUV: ALPINA XD3 BiTurbo.

Under the hood, the XD3 uses a a straight-six, aluminum 3.0-liter engine with two turbochargers, common-rail direct injection and variable turbine geometry. It has a maximum output of 350 horsepower (257 kW) at 4,000 rpm and a peak torque of 700 Nm (516 lb-ft) reached between 1,500 and 3,000 rpm.

The engine is mated to a ZF eight-speed automatic transmission specifically engineered for this model.

ALPINA XD3 BiTurbo   First ALPINA SUV unveiled in Geneva

Fuel consumption is rated at 6.8 liters per 100 km or 415 MPG, with CO2 levels kept in check at 180 g/km.

In a typical ALPINA upgrade the XD3 gets a more aggressive exterior design with a new front bumper, wider skirts, electronically-adjustable dampers, 20-inch Alpina Classic wheels with Michelin Pilot Super Sport low-profile tires, custom exhaust manifold, stainless steel exhaust system with dual double-ended tailpipes.

ALPINA XD3 BiTurbo   First ALPINA SUV unveiled in Geneva

Inside, the ALPINA sport steering wheel with blue/green stitching is present, and two-tone color sport seats. Other enhancements include door sills, floor mats, gear indicator and a digital speed read-out.

The ALPINA XD3 BiTurbo is only available to European customers.

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