|Review:||ALPINA announces the 2016 600 HP BMW ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo |
BMW ALPINA B5 BITURBO
WITH UPDATED 4.4 LITRE V8 BITURBO
PRODUCING 441 kW (600 hp) AND 800 NM OF TORQUE
Strictly limited, only fifty units of the BMW ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo EDITION 50 were produced
for customers worldwide. Created and developed to celebrate ALPINA’s 50th Anniversary
in 2015, these vehicles all exhibit unique features sourced from ALPINA’s long and eventful
heritage. Like limited edition models of the past, the popularity of the EDITION 50 means all
examples have been placed with customers.
Continuing demand for BMW 5 Series based BMW ALPINA automobiles with highperforming
petrol engines means the regular version of the BMW ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo Saloon
and Touring will continue to be available next year and featuring the updated engine and
The powerful 4.4 litre V8 Bi-Turbo has been developed further, increasing output to 441 kW
(600 hp) and 800 Nm of torque. The BMW ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo Saloon accelerates from
0 to 100 km/h in just 4.2 seconds, onto a top speed of 328 km/h. Combined consumption
according to ECE Norm remains at 9.5 l/100km and 221 g/km CO2.
The ALPINA sport suspension with Adaptive Drive now comprises electronically adjustable
dampers and active roll stabilisation. In combination with a limited slip differential, which is
now also standard, the BMW ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo offers even more dynamic handling and
The standard equipment has been enhanced significantly. Every BMW ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo
interior is now even more luxurious and features BMW full leather Merino upholstery, a
leather covered instrument panel and elegant ALPINA Piano lacquer interior trim.
The optionally available lightweight titanium exhaust system, made by Acrapovic, produces
a unique and distinctive V8 soundtrack and is responsible for a weight saving of 17 kg. An
optional high-performance fixed-calliper brake system provides even more fading stability in
BMW ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo Saloon, available from Euro 108.600,- incl. tax.
BMW ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo Touring, available from Euro 111.900,- incl. tax.
All prices are recommended retail prices ex- factory in Euro including 19% tax. Prices,
equipment and technical data valid for German market only!
BMW ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo Saloon: 13,1 l/100 km (urban), 7,4 l/100 km (extra-urban),
9,5 l/100 km (combined), CO2 emissions combined 221 g/km, Efficiency category (Germany) E
BMW ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo Touring: 13,2 l/100 km (urban), 7,5 l/100 km (extra-urban),
9,6 l/100 km (combined), CO2 emissions combined 224 g/km, Efficiency category (Germany) D