Where are all the XB7?

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TexasJester
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Where are all the XB7?

Post by TexasJester » Mon Dec 07, 2020 12:19 am

Who has a XB7? Where are you located? What have you learned about your car?

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Re: Where are all the XB7?

Post by simon13 » Mon Dec 07, 2020 2:11 am

hopefully no ones bought one!
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Re: Where are all the XB7?

Post by Fast3000 » Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:11 am

At a guess in the USA, Middle East and Russia.
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Re: Where are all the XB7?

Post by CaesarBob » Mon Dec 07, 2020 12:28 pm

The only ones added to the Archive so far are #001 & #002 which are the Prototype/Press cars in Germany.

https://www.alpina-archive.com/?cat=764
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Re: Where are all the XB7?

Post by Jules Sunleu » Mon Dec 07, 2020 4:29 pm

simon13 wrote:
Mon Dec 07, 2020 2:11 am
hopefully no ones bought one!
:lol:
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Re: Where are all the XB7?

Post by TexasJester » Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:00 pm

simon13 wrote:
Mon Dec 07, 2020 2:11 am
hopefully no ones bought one!
I could not possibly be any happier with mine.

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Re: Where are all the XB7?

Post by CaesarBob » Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:41 pm

TexasJester wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:00 pm
simon13 wrote:
Mon Dec 07, 2020 2:11 am
hopefully no ones bought one!
I could not possibly be any happier with mine.
Going by your handle, I presume that you’re based in/hail from the Lone Star State, and therefore the XB7 makes a lot more sense that side of the pond, than it does here in the UK. Glad you’re enjoying the ride, but don’t be to disheartened that there isn’t much love for ‘big’ SUV’s :mrgreen:
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Re: Where are all the XB7?

Post by Simon Rose » Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:07 am

MY pal has a Bentley SUV and loves it as his daily, he thinks the XB will be better !
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Re: Where are all the XB7?

Post by Nicktd » Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:34 pm

Decent US review of one here

https://youtu.be/mYYWjftOb0Y
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Re: Where are all the XB7?

Post by pjack94 » Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:10 pm

There one for sale at Sytner Sheffield

https://www.sytner.co.uk/car-search/122 ... ronic-awd/

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Re: Where are all the XB7?

Post by Nicktd » Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:38 pm

When I collected my B5 I did notice this lovely looking XB7. I still think the X7/XB7 is too big for UK roads but I'd definitely love one on the other side of the pond.

I do think the ALPINA front splitter makes the grill on the X7 look so much better and in proportion. Much better than BMWs interpretation.

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Re: Where are all the XB7?

Post by Metrics » Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:19 am

Love Alp Blue! But that grille :oops:
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Re: Where are all the XB7?

Post by CaesarBob » Sun Jan 24, 2021 12:13 pm

Nicktd wrote:
Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:38 pm
When I collected my B5 I did notice this lovely looking XB7. I still think the X7/XB7 is too big for UK roads but I'd definitely love one on the other side of the pond.

I do think the ALPINA front splitter makes the grill on the X7 look so much better and in proportion. Much better than BMWs interpretation.
You didn’t happen to check which number this one is, did you Nick?

So that brings the tally to 3 in the UK so far:
Black one in Sheffield #026
Black one in High Wycombe
Alpina Blue in Nottingham
B3 3.2 TOURING #062

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Re: Where are all the XB7?

Post by Nicktd » Sun Jan 24, 2021 8:30 pm

CaesarBob wrote:
Sun Jan 24, 2021 12:13 pm
You didn’t happen to check which number this one is, did you Nick?
Sorry I didn't and I've just checked the other pics I took, I didn't get one of the interior.
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Re: Where are all the XB7?

Post by BarryM » Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:43 pm

Does anyone other than BMW think their new grills are stylish....I’m not likely to buy a new Alpina but I think they’d get some new fans if they re-designed the grill as part of the model upgrade.
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