What Is A Better Buy Than A BMW M3?


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

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 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

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