2015 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe bows at the 2014 New York Auto Show

Article by Andrew Christian, on April 19, 2014

BMW has unveiled its new 2015 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe at the New York International Auto Show, with sale set to commence immediately thereafter. The vehicle presents typical ALPINA design features elegantly marries into the lines of the B6 Gran Coupe. Complementing its long and smooth contours are refined 20-inch Alpina Classic 21-spoke wheels.

2015 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe features a front apron with integrated, slightly protruding splitter elements that direct airflow over and around the body instead of underneath – making the vehicle more stable even in high speeds. Its front apron was designed to provide enough airflow for to cool down the powertrain as it course through air to the intercooler and to heat exchanger elements for coolant and oil.

It boasts of 14.7-inch front brake rotors and the 13.6-inch rear brake rotors that benefit from NACA ducts for cooling effects. The hand stitched steering wheel and door sill trims are covered with Alpina-exclusive Lavalina leather, and are highlighted with an illuminated Alpina logo. Customers could avail of exclusive ALPINA Myrtle wood or Piano Black trim finishes.

The BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe is powered by a 4.4-liter Alpina Bi-Turbo V8 that provides 540 hp of output and 540 lb-ft of torque, allowing the vehicle to jumpstart from zero 60 mph in only 3.7 seconds and reach a top speed of 198 mph.

The engine is mated to an 8-speed Sport Automatic Transmission with Alpina Switch-Tronic and BMW's xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive system. Making the 2015 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe sound more menacing is a high performance stainless steel Alpina exhaust system with twin elliptical tailpipes.

BMW fitted the vehicle with Electronic Damping Control and Active Roll Stabilization technology that complements the xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive system. The 2015 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe will have a price of $118,225 including $925 destination and handling.

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