Some photos of my F31 B3S

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Some photos of my F31 B3S

Post by sward » Sun Nov 14, 2021 7:25 pm

Hello folks. I thought it was about time I uploaded some photos of my wonderful Alpina Blue B3S Touring. It's my third Alpina, and I think probably my favourite, although my first, the B10 3.3, is a contender too. I took these photos on holiday this summer.

For those of you who are (very) long time readers of Car magazine, you might recall the inspiration for the choice of location.

Regards
Simon
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long time readers of Car magazine, you might recall the inspiration for the choice of location.
F31 B3S Touring - No. 183

Before that: E92 D3 Biturbo No.111, and before that, E39 B10 3.3 No 056

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Re: Some photos of my F31 B3S

Post by hap » Sun Nov 14, 2021 7:53 pm

Stunning 🤩

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Re: Some photos of my F31 B3S

Post by simon13 » Sun Nov 14, 2021 8:37 pm

this is the bizzle!
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Re: Some photos of my F31 B3S

Post by Jules Sunleu » Sun Nov 14, 2021 9:34 pm

Very nice. Tourings always cool.
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Re: Some photos of my F31 B3S

Post by Bob » Sun Nov 14, 2021 11:57 pm

Looks cracking’

For those of us not familiar with the back catalogue of Car magazine, where is it?
B3 3.2 TOURING #062

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Re: Some photos of my F31 B3S

Post by nkotecha » Mon Nov 15, 2021 10:36 am

What spec is it?
D5 Biturbo saloon 109 (sold)
B3 3.2 Convertible 82
d3 biturbo Saloon 234
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x3 2.0 se (sold)

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Re: Some photos of my F31 B3S

Post by ade and liz flint » Mon Nov 15, 2021 3:41 pm

Bob wrote:
Sun Nov 14, 2021 11:57 pm
Looks cracking’

For those of us not familiar with the back catalogue of Car magazine, where is it?
Agreed!

And I believe that is Ynyslas (wait for Simon's confirmation, or otherwise), a haunt we know well, with Aberdovey the seaside town in the background. A nice drive there from the Midlands for Simon, whichever route he took 8)
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Re: Some photos of my F31 B3S

Post by Bob » Mon Nov 15, 2021 4:30 pm

ade and liz flint wrote:
Mon Nov 15, 2021 3:41 pm
And I believe that is Ynyslas (wait for Simon's confirmation, or otherwise), a haunt we know well, with Aberdovey the seaside town in the background. A nice drive there from the Midlands for Simon, whichever route he took 8)
Thanks Ade, not a part of the world I know very well.
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Re: Some photos of my F31 B3S

Post by Fast3000 » Mon Nov 15, 2021 6:23 pm

Very cool car and location
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Re: Some photos of my F31 B3S

Post by Frosty » Mon Nov 15, 2021 6:25 pm

Great pics. Nice part of the world too, we stayed in Aberdovey in 2019, good for beaches and mountain biking.
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Re: Some photos of my F31 B3S

Post by ade and liz flint » Tue Nov 16, 2021 12:12 pm

Bob wrote:
Mon Nov 15, 2021 4:30 pm
not a part of the world I know very well.
You're missing out, Bob :D
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BMW E92 330D Msport auto, Le Mans Blue with beige hide and plastic timber
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Re: Some photos of my F31 B3S

Post by Bob » Tue Nov 16, 2021 12:17 pm

ade and liz flint wrote:
Tue Nov 16, 2021 12:12 pm
Bob wrote:
Mon Nov 15, 2021 4:30 pm
not a part of the world I know very well.
You're missing out, Bob :D
Too many places to go, not enough time/money :boohoo :lol:
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Re: Some photos of my F31 B3S

Post by sward » Tue Nov 16, 2021 9:23 pm

Ade and Liz, you are right, of course. Ynyslas, on the Dyfi estuary. And yes, it's a great drive there!

Bob - you need to go back to April 1986 - their Countach vs Testarossa feature. And the location is the Dyfi estuary, Dyfed. The feature, and photos always stayed in my mind as being awesome.

Nkotecha - it's a B3S, in Alpina blue with silver deco, with panoramic roof, full black merino leather, piano black Alpina trim, HK stereo, Alpina crests embossed on all headrests, leather trimmed dash, leather trimmed floor mats, basically the works! I bought it from Sytner last March, the weekend before the first lockdown began on the Monday!
F31 B3S Touring - No. 183

Before that: E92 D3 Biturbo No.111, and before that, E39 B10 3.3 No 056

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Re: Some photos of my F31 B3S

Post by hap » Tue Nov 16, 2021 9:35 pm

You need to post some interior pics man

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Re: Some photos of my F31 B3S

Post by ScooBeeFive » Tue Nov 16, 2021 11:49 pm

sward wrote:
Tue Nov 16, 2021 9:23 pm
Bob - you need to go back to April 1986 - their Countach vs Testarossa feature. And the location is the Dyfi estuary, Dyfed. The feature, and photos always stayed in my mind as being awesome.
I had a print from this photoshoot on my bedroom wall as a kid - Car magazine must have done a run of them, it had their logo in the bottom corner, and was a present from my Mom and Dad. Iconic photo - I'd like to think it's still around somewhere in my parents house......
Paul

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