Videos: BMW ALPINA B3 BITURBO & XD3 BITURBO

Videos | March 22nd, 2013 by 4
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Buchloe-based automaker ALPINA releases two videos of the new B3 BITURBO and their first SUV, XD3 BITURBO. Under the hood, the XD3 uses a a …

Buchloe-based automaker ALPINA releases two videos of the new B3 BITURBO and their first SUV, 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.

Videos: BMW ALPINA B3 BITURBO & XD3 BITURBO

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.

The B3 Biturbo models share the same 3.0-liter, twin-turbo, straight-six engine producing 410 horsepower (310 kW) between 5,500 rpm and 6,250 rpm, and 598 Nm of torque (442 lb-ft) at 3000 rpm. The transmisison of choice is a ZF eight-speed automatic.

The B3 Biturbo runs from 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 4.2 seconds and reaches a top speed of 190 mph (306 km/h). ALPINA reports 7.6 liters / 100 km ( 30.9 mpg) fuel consumption.

Here re the videos:

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