2002-26 (25 Jun 2002) (p. 97) (Click Here for more stories from this issue).
Alpina B10 V8
Originally tested in 1997. The V8 was launched before the current M5. It's 4.6 V8 gives 340bhp and 167mph mated with a slick auto gearbox. It gave the Jag XJR a run for it's money and had a superb chasis. The car was the first to have 18' wheels that rode well. The result a supremely comfortable package