About half a year after the premiere of the ALPINA B4 Coupe, the Buchloe-based automaker will introduce a new model in the B4 lineup. The F33 ALPINA B4 Convertible will have its world premiere at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.
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The B4 Convertible builds atop the BMW 4 Series Convertible which we have recently test drove in Las Vegas.
The technical basis is the BMW 435i Convertible, which will debut in a few days in Germany, and is based on an inline six-cylinder turbo as a power source. Under the hood of the F33 ALPINA B4 operates an extensively revised version of the N55 called engine, which among other things turns out differently than the original from Munich with a second turbocharger used.
The result is 410 hp and a maximum torque of 600 Newton meters between 3000-4000 RPM. While the engine in the case of the lighter B4 Coupe enables acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds, the same exercise will take the B4 Cabrio 4.5 seconds. The 200 mark cracks open the B4 Cabrio after 15.6 seconds, 301 km / h maximum is possible.
The higher weight of the Cabriolet also requires a slightly higher consumption value, which now should be at 8.0 liters per 100 kilometers. The price of the ALPINA B4 Cabrio 2014 will be around 75,000 euros.