Buchloe-based automaker, Alpina, will introduce a new, updated version of the B5 Bi-Turbo model.The super sporty B5 is based on the F10 5 Series and uses a tuned up V8 4.4 liter engine with two Honeywell-Garrett turbochargers that produces 540 horsepower and a maximum torque of 730 Nm.
A finely honed suspension and chassis configuration combined with variable dampers makes for an exemplary ride comfort while simultaneously providing sharp handling and excellent high-speed stability.The V8 Bi-Turbo accelerates the Touring from 0-62mph in 4.8s while 700Nm of torque paired with the exceptional 8-speed Sport Automatic Transmission with SWITCH-TRONIC means power is always readily available. Modern, dynamic and well toned in appearance - the ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo Touring has all the right visual qualities to make it the perfect companion for business and leisure.
Transimission The Eight-Speed All-RounderAdapted and tested in cooperation wîth ZF, the advanced Switch-Tronic 8-speed sport automatic transmission sets a new benchmark. With ALPINA's philosophy the guiding credo, our engineers have spent thousands of development and test hours ensuring that no other performance automatic transmission comes close to providing this level of both comfort and sportiness.