SPIED: New spy shots of the upcoming BMW ALPINA XB7

BMW X7, Spy Photos | October 1st, 2019 by 9
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Every time a new BMW model is being premiered, discussions ignite on the subject whether it will receive the M treatment. In the case of the new X7, we already know that BMW does not plan to offer a performance model besides the X7 M50i, which currently is the range-topping variant of the G07. No worries, as ALPINA is here to save the situation and bring to life the forthcoming XB7, a competent substitute for what would have been the BMW X7 M.

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The latest spy shots picture the new BMW ALPINA XB7 taking a stroll around the Nürburgring test track facility (as we do not own the spy photos, you can see them here). The high-performance luxury SAV spiced up by the Buchloe-based automaker will be based on the X7 model with Design Pure Excellence exterior package.

As we expect, it will receive some of the instantly recognizable, true-to-brand design features such as the iconic ALPINA logos, the multi-spoke wheels, the special ALPINA DEKO-SET shades of blue and green and the optional LAVALINA full leather upholstery for the interior.

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Power will be sourced from the B7 model, which means the new XB7 is to be put into motion by the 4.4-liter V8 petrol engine rated at 447 kW/608 hp and pumping out an impressive 800 Nm of peak torque, available on a broad interval between 2,000 and 5,000 rpm.

This massive power package will be capable to ensure the new XB7 reaches a top speed of near 330 km/h. The distance from standstill to 100 km/h will probably take less than 4.0 seconds, backed as well by the xDrive all-wheel-drive system.

The new BMW ALPINA XB7 should be premiered in the near future as a 2020 model.

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