2016 BMW Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo breaks cover with 600 hp

Article by Andrew Christian, on November 28, 2015

The 2016 BMW Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo is arriving as a distinctive saloon that features classic proportions combined with a dynamic design that provides the ‘supercar’ experience along with everyday driving convenience.

As compared to its earlier versions, the new model has an improved 4.4 liter V8 Bi-Turbo drivetrain that is capable of producing 600 Hp which can allow the Saloon to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in a mere 4.2 seconds time period.

BMW Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo gives a high torque output of 800 Nm that is complemented with a perfect 8-Speed Sport Automatic Transmission with Alpina Switch Tronic, which gives the driver a lot of forward momentum up to a staggering 328 km/h.

The combined fuel consumption has been measured according to ECE norm as 9.5 l/100 km and 221 g/km CO2. The BMW Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo Touring takes the combined advantage of versatility with functionality. The vehicle provides a huge load volume of 1670 Liters as well as features for the family’s convenience but does not compromise on the performance.

Safety is a priority as reflected in the perfectly tuned suspension, and electronically controlled dampers. Due to its exclusive family features, and pleasurable driving experience, the BMW Alpina B5 is an optimal choice whether it’s for family, business or pleasure.

Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo has a combined fuel consumption of 9.6 l/100 km and 224 g/km CO2 as measured according to ECE norms. The interiors have been given signature features like the hand-finished steering wheel instrumentation and individual production plaque.

The BMW Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo has been given significant alterations. The interiors have been decked up with BMW full leather Merino upholstery; beautiful ALPINA Piano lacquer interior trim and leather covered instrument panel.

Besides, the buyer has the provision of using ALPINA Manufaktur through which a personalised interior finish can be ordered to be done by mastered craftsmen using the finest LAVALINA leather. The ALPINA sport suspension includes electronically controlled dampers, springs and active roll stabilisation.

There is a fine interaction between these chassis and suspension components that have specific calibration resulting in outstanding comfort and safe dynamic handling. There’s some variation depending on the driving mode chosen.

Traction is improved by a mechanical limited-slip differential with revised locking features which further provide sharper handling experience for the BMY ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo and are now standard. The specialists from Drexler Motor Sport use high tech materials and CNC milled components to create high standard hand-made differential.The exterior of the BMW ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo has been designed to give a clean and smooth finish. Aerodynamic components are smoothly mingled with its overall appearance so as to make the vehicle look trendy, subtle yet powerful.

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