2011 BMW Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo Comes to the US
The car features BMW's 4.4l, all-aluminum V8 engine, tweaked by Alpina into developing a huge 500 hp and 700 Nm of torque. Enough to make the large sedan sprint from naught to sixty in 4.5 seconds and keep it accelerating to "virtually any speed."
The engine, boosted by two parallel turbochargers, is paired with a six-speed sport automatic transmission, which features Alpina SWITCH-TRONIC transmission control. This allows the driver to select either Sport or Manual driving modes.
The car rides on an adaptive suspension with tuned Dynamic Damping Control and Active Roll Stabilization, which allow the driver to
To set it apart from the regular 7 Series, Alpina has developed both a body kit and interior enhancements for the car. On the outside, Alpina aerodynamic developments include front and rear spoilers, two polished double-tailpipes exhaust system, 21" wheels (or 20-spoke ALPINA CLASSIC wheels).
On the inside, Alpina is featured on the upper seatbacks of the standard leather Comfort seats. Additionally, the engine bay carries a subtle signature under the newly-designed Alpina engine cover.
The Alpina B7 will be presented at the Chicago Auto Show in February, with sales to begin soon after. Pricing will be announced closer to that date.
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