BMW Alpina B4 S Bi-Turbo Edition 99 is a more powerful limited edition B4 S

Article by Christian A., on November 7, 2018

Alpina is releasing a new limited edition model that is essentially a more powerful and more appealing re-creation of the BMW 4 Series. This is the new BMW Alpina B4 S Bi-Turbo Edition 99, which would be sold either as a convertible and coupe versions, with deliveries set next year. As its name indicates, only 99 examples of the Edition 99 will be built.

This new BMW Alpina B4 S Biturbo Edition 99 is a limited edition model of the Alpina B4 S, which was derived from the BMW 4 Series. However, the B4 S is even more powerful and more dynamic than the high performance iteration of the 4 Series – the M4 Coupe. The Coupe version of the Edition 99 can be availed either as rear-wheel drive or an all-wheel drive (left-hand drive only). The Convertible model of the Edition, meanwhile, is configured as a rear-wheel drive.

While the 3.0-liter straight-six turbocharged engine of the M4 delivers 431 hp of output, the 3.0-liter turbocharged straight-six mill inside the B4 S offers up to 440 hp (324 kW). It also delivers 442 lb.-ft. (660 Nm) of torque, allowing the B4 S to accelerate from zero to 62 mph (100 km/h) in just 4.2 seconds for the standard rear-wheel-drive configuration, or 3.9 seconds with the all-wheel drive version.

In the BMW Alpina B4 S Biturbo Edition 99, the 3.0-liter turbocharged straight-six engine is tuned to deliver 446 hp (452 PS or 332 kW) of max output, making a bit more powerful than the Alpina B4 S. In the all-wheel drive coupe version of the Edition 99, acceleration from nil to 62 mph (100 km/h) is pegged at 4.3 seconds. The rear-wheel drive version, on the other hand, can complete the sprint in just 3.9 seconds. In terms of top speed, the all-wheel drive coupe version maxes at 190 mph (306 km/h) while its rear-wheel drive counterparty can’t go beyond 188 mph (304 km/h).

As for the convertible version of the BMW Alpina B4 S Biturbo Edition 99, it can go as quick on the sprint as 4.3 seconds and as fast as 189 mph (304 km/h).

To distinguish the BMW Alpina B4 S Biturbo Edition 99 from a regular B4 S, it is fitted with a number of exclusive design features. These include the Alpina badge, the quad-exhaust system, and numbered Edition 99 plaque in the engine bay, a decal by the dashboard as well as the multi-spoke rims.

Interested customers can now place an order for the new BMW Alpina B4 S Biturbo Edition 99, with deliveries to start in the second quarter of 2019.

Press Release

Alpina B4 S Biturbo Edition 99

We are very excited today to announce the EDITION 99, a limited edition based on the latest BMW ALPINA B4 S Bi-Turbo models. Strictly limited to ninety-nine units worldwide, it is available both in Convertible and Coupé versions, the latter also being offered with all-wheel drive (left-hand drive only).

The EDITION 99 is typically ALPINA and yet wonderfully different. The EDITION 99 is instantly recognisable by its progressive, dynamic appearance and exclusive design features. Both inside and out, the Coupé makes no secret of its performance character. The Convertible convinces with a subtle mix of sporting genes, ride comfort and finely balanced handling for delightful driving experiences.

The 3.0 litre straight-six cylinder produces 332 kW (452 PS). The drivetrain impresses with phenomenal “midrange pulling power”, meaning performance is playfully available at all times – a central characteristic of the ALPINA typical driving experience. Accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.9 – 4.3 seconds, the EDITION 99 models have a top speed of 303 – 306 km/h.

ALPINA looks back on a long tradition of exclusive, limited edition models manufactured in very low numbers, all of which represent something extraordinary to this day. The EDITION 99 continues this tradition in an exciting new way.

Further information and press images can be found on our press portal. Watch the latest product »» video here or visit the » ALPINA Car Configurator for details on options and pricing.

The new BMW ALPINA B4 S Bi-Turbo EDITION 99 models are available to order immediately, with deliveries commencing from Q2 2019 onwards.

*Coupé 4.3 s / 306 km/h; Coupé AWD 3.9 s / 303 km/h; Convertible 4.3 s / 304 km/h.
BMW ALPINA B4 S Bi-Turbo Coupé EDITION 99 with all-wheel drive only available in left-hand drive.

Source: Alpina

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