Archive for October, 2007

How Much For An Alpina B3?

B3 Bi-Turbo UK pricing is comfirmed as:

B3 Coupe £45,250 OTR

and will come standard with:
Automatic – Switch-tronic
BMW Dakota leather with Roundels
Professional Navigation
19” ALPINA alloys

UK customer deliveries start April 2008.

(The V8 M3 coupe is priced at £50,625)


via  fastsaloons


What Is A Better Buy Than A BMW M3?

This finely tuned 335i derivative as engineered by Alpina. A B3 it is called.


 Reviewed by InsideLine

And Alpina takes the direct-injection, twin-turbo, 3.0-liter BMW inline-6, substitutes forged Mahle pistons to pump the compression ratio up to 9.4:1 and then remaps the electronics. Maximum boost of 16 psi produces 355 hp between 5,500 and 6,000 rpm and 369 pound-feet of torque between 3,800 and 5,000 rpm.

Alpina has a penchant for automatic transmissions that are responsive enough to satisfy performance drivers, and the B3 has the latest ZF six-speeder

….we flick a glance down at the dash: 189 mph. ….the 2007 BMW Alpina B3 BiTurbo is 29 mph faster than an M3 V8.b3-speed.jpg

Nocturnal Reflections

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