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    Official: 2015 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe priced from $118,225* [w/poll]
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    If you're in the market for a high-performance BMW and you live in Europe, you've typically had two range of options at your disposal: you could go for one of BMW's own M models, or turn to Alpina. Though technically independent of BMW, Alpina is about as close to the manufacturer as a tuner can ...

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    Video: 2013 Nissan GT-R and 2013 Alpina B6 mix it up on track and street
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    Here we have Autocar making an unforeseen comparison: the Nissan GT-R against the Alpina B6 at Brands Hatch and on public roads. Steve Sutcliffe clobbers the circuit in the 3,828-pound, all-wheel-drive sports car, then sees how well the 4,114-pound, rear-wheel drive grand tourer does against ...

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    Spy Shots: BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe getting Alpina treatment
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    Alpina is hard at work on a new version of the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe. Spy photographers spotted this machine out on public roads, and while the iconic Alpina wheels, reworked fascia and rear spoiler are the the most obvious tweaks to the long-nosed four-door, we're told the machine will also ...

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    Geneva: Alpina tunes its first crossover, XD3 Bi-Turbo results
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    There was no teasing and no build-up, just a "Boom!" and there appeared the Alpina XD3 Bi-Turbo. Said to be in response to customer demand, the XD3 Bi-Turbo uses the twin turbocharged, 3.0-liter six-cylinder diesel from the BMW X3 xDrive35d. But where that engine in standard guise gets 313 ...

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    Geneva: Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo offers Europeans a pre-M3 performance 3er
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    Anyone that's spent some time behind the wheel of the Alpina B7 probably knows enough to understand what Americans are missing with this, newly launched Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo. We've got no lack of M models to choose from, it's true, but the Alpina touch offers a completely different driving ...

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    Video: Two rare Alpina BMWs given the Petrolicious treatment
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    Alpina is getting more and more ink because of because of that rolling cannonade known as the B7 and its closer ties with BMW. The company's tuning business dates to 1962 when Burkard Bovensiepen began fiddling with Weber carburetors, then his company began racing in 1968 and was eventually ...

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    Video: EVO "2012 Car of the Year: The Track Battles" is a sports car salmagundi
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    EVO has come out with another gotta-watch-it video, throwing its 2012 Car of the Year contestants around the UK's 1.5-mile Blyton Park track. It's actually a 15-minute teaser for the full-length DVD detailing the magazine's Car of the Year selection, but the tease is worth every penny free ...

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    First Drive: 2013 BMW Alpina B7
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    Alpina Makes Biggest Bimmer Act A Lot Like An M3 For the time being, BMW has left it up to close collaborator Alpina to create a turbocharged V8-powered rival for the Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG and Audi S8. We've been lucky enough to take a few spirited drives in Alpinafied BMWs on the no-limit ...

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    The List: The List #0035: Drive The German Autobahn
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    We told you last time that Jessi and Patrick still had some items to check off The List after picking up a car from BMW via European delivery. They had to make their way from BMW's headquarters in Munich to a certain race track, and when in Germany, there's only one road that's worth taking to ...

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    Spy Shots: BMW Alpina B3 snapped while testing in Germany
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    No, this is not the next BMW M3. But it's still something pretty special. What you're looking at here is the Alpina B3, a hotter version of the new F30 3 Series that will be done in a similar fashion to the B5, B6 and B7 models that we've long drooled over. Signature Alpina changes like the ...

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    Official: BMW announces pricing for updated 2013 7 Series
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    The latest new bit of news surrounding the 2013 BMW 7 Series is a price tag: $74,195 gets you inside the large doors of the 740i, and that includes $895 destination (as do all prices that follow). The 740Li xDrive is a new addition slotted at the top of the 740 range and will run $81,195. Next up ...

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    Official: BMW reveals Alpina B7 upgrades for 2013
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    We've already read about the new features that will be available on the refreshed 2013 BMW 7 Series, but now, the German automaker has spilled the beans about its delicious Alpina B7, as well. As you'd expect, the B7's 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 has been massaged for the new model year ...

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    Geneva: Alpina B5 Biturbo sedan looks the M5 square in the eyes
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    Do you love the notion of the 507-horsepower, twin-tubocharged Alpina B5 Touring, but just can't get behind a high-performance family wagon? Alpina has good news for you. The company has officially pulled back the curtain on the new B5 Sedan, and the vehicle boasts the same wicked driveline as ...

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    Frankfurt: Alpina unveils 507-hp B6 Biturbo Convertible
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    Nice as it may be, the BMW 6 Series convertible doesn't really make our heart beat any faster. It's a soft, plush open-top tourer, and though the 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 underhood certainly doesn't skimp on the power, it doesn't really make for an enthusiastic driving experience. Enter ...

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    BMW Alpina B6 Biturbo Convertible to breeze into Frankfurt
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    Alpina is adding a ragtop BMW 6-Series to its lineup of muscle-bound Bavarians. Set to debut in Frankfurt, the 2012 BMW Alpina B6 Biturbo Convertible should have enough muscle to hustle to 60 in just 4.8 seconds. The big droptop packs 507 hp and 516 lb. ft. of torque thanks to a twin-turbo ...

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    Video: GT Masters series BMW Alpina B6 racer flies over barrier, takes out porta-potty at 'Ring
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    Tire barriers at race tracks are there for a reason. Namely, safety, but they can't protect against every scenario. Like, say, going airborne over said tire barrier and hitting a hapless porta-potty. That's exactly what happened at the Nürburgring this weekend during the fourth round of ...

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    Geneva 2011: BMW Alpina B5 BiTurbo Touring is the one we want
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    BMW Alpina B5 BiTurbo Touring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Sure, the BMW Alpina B7 is nice, but if we had the choice, we'd much rather have the new B5 BiTurbo Touring. After all, what's not to love about an Alpina-tuned station wagon that puts down 507 horsepower and 516 ...

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    Alpina B5 BiTurbo Touring coming to Geneva Motor Show
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    Alpina B5 BiTurbo Touring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Set to debut at next week's Geneva Motor Show, the fine folks at Alpina have given the B5 BiTurbo treatment to the new 5 Series Touring. Powered by the same twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 as the sedan, the B5 Touring produces ...

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    Review: 2011 BMW Alpina B7
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    Alpina Delivers Its Best Impression Of An M7

    2011 BMW Alpina B7 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Try as it might, the BMW M3 Coupe can't lose the Alpina B7. The two of us are an unlikely automotive pair, playing cat-and-mouse on one long road to nowhere deep in the reaches of an ...

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    2011 Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo - Full details and images
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    2011 Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Alpina has finally graced the world with a handful of images and all of the gritty details about the all-new 2011 B5 Bi-Turbo after its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The company has managed to bless the BMW 5 Series ...

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