BMWALPINA B7

BMW ALPINA B7

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…

- Reviewed by Matt Davis

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2015 BMW ALPINA B7 - 4dr Rear-wheel Drive SWB Sedan (Base)
4dr Rear-wheel Drive SWB Sedan (Base)
MSRP:
$128,300
Engine:
4.4L V-8
MPG:
16 City / 25 HWY
2015 BMW ALPINA B7 - 4dr Rear-wheel Drive LWB Sedan (Base)
4dr Rear-wheel Drive LWB Sedan (Base)
MSRP:
$132,200
Engine:
4.4L V-8
MPG:
16 City / 25 HWY
2015 BMW ALPINA B7 - 4dr All-wheel Drive SWB Sedan (xDrive)
4dr All-wheel Drive SWB Sedan (xDrive)
MSRP:
$131,300
Engine:
4.4L V-8
MPG:
16 City / 24 HWY
2015 BMW ALPINA B7 - 4dr All-wheel Drive LWB Sedan (xDrive)
4dr All-wheel Drive LWB Sedan (xDrive)
MSRP:
$135,200
Engine:
4.4L V-8
MPG:
16 City / 24 HWY
BMW spied testing new Alpina B7

Our spy photographers at the Nurburgring have spotted the new Alpina B7 undergoing testing.
BMW 7 Series could get M variant alongside Alpina B7

BMW is anticipated to roll out more potent versions of the new 2016 7 Series, including a twelve-cylinder 760i, a new Alpina B7, and possibly even an M Performance model as well.
BMW performance engineering boss wants an M7

Audi has the S8, Mercedes has the S63 AMG and Jaguar has the XJR, but BMW has always held that an M7 wasn't justified, leaving its associated Alpina line to tackle that market with the B7 (pictured). The chief engineer at the M division, however, feels otherwise.

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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 certified as an automaker in 1983.
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