2013 BMW ALPINA B7 Sedan

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2013 BMW ALPINA B7 Sedan

By Arv / 29 August 2012 / Comments are

“The ultimate super performance luxury sedan”

The second generation BMW ALPINA B7 was at this year’s historic Beach Concours d’ Elegance in CA. followed by a hands on press that presented the opportunity to the super high performance sedan both on the road and on the track at Mazda Raceway at Seca.

The iconic 2013 is on sale now, with models from which to starting at $127,600 for the standard model (SWB), $130,600 for the Wheelbase model with $131,500 for the Long Wheelbase and $134,500 for the LWB example with

The enhancements for this latest ALPINA B7 are in conjunction with the made to the 2013 BMW 7 Series that include an increase in better performance and heightened

There are four models of the BMW 740 a 740i; a 740Li; a 740Li and a 740Li xDrive. All 740s are by an inline, twin scroll direct injected six-cylinder mated to an 8-speed automatic #8211; both rear-wheel and configurations are available. Next up are BMW 750 Series models, with a a 750i xDrive; a 750Li; and a xDrive, all powered by a Direct-injected turbo V8 coupled with an automatic transmission.

Last in the 7 Series lineup is the 760Li draws its motive power a Direct Injected TwinPower V12 connected to an 8-speed automatic. The V12 536 horsepower and 553 pound feet of The inline six makes 315 horsepower and 332 feet of torque, while the V8 out 445 horses along with 480 feet of torque.

All 7 Series luxury sedans are driving machines. Note there are no “M” power models in the #8211; not because there be, but because there doesn’t to be. Why? Enter the super performance model B7 created by

The ALPINA is powered by an N63B44O1 90-degree V8 with MEVD17 2.8 Injection and 2 twin turbo flow “hot V” that 540 horsepower in a range from to 6,250 rpm, while generating 538 pound feet of from 2,800 to 5,000 Gear changes are made by an controlled 8-speed automatic steering wheel mounted shifters. The BMW ALPINA B7 gets to the ground through either the rear or via xDrive, with a total of models #8211; standard or SWB or without xDrive and LWB with or xDrive.

Each of the available versions of the BMW ALPINA B7 comes with than 30 new parts that the design and frontal dynamics for effective cooling to manage the power output. Included new BMW twin-kidney grilles, updated Adaptive headlamps, LED front fog and updated taillights.  Additional that are now standard are: secondary controls, engine Start-Stop and the Active Protection

The B7 features full LED headlamps, Olufsen Surround Sound new exterior colors along interior upholstery choices are in-line with the overall 7 enhancements. Special badging and the 21-inch ALPINA Classic light alloy wheels, with the ALPINA Blue exterior finish give the B7 a and unmistakable identity setting it from other 7 Series A new matte blue exterior is now also available.

The BMW ALPINA B7 will be available as a order, capacity limited ensuring its uniqueness and exclusivity. The B7 body is manufactured in the BMW 7-Series in the Dingolfing, Germany plant, hand-finishing utilizing special ALPINA components completed at the factory in Buchloe, Germany. The sequence increases the production of each vehicle by approximately two

European Delivery will be at the BMW Welt delivery center.

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I was to first experience the 2013 SWB BMW B7 over challenging, twisty around Carmel, California G16 in particular, which may well be my road in the entire country. The price of my Gloss blue test car with ivory interior, was set at $127,600 #8211; add the charge and the total came to

SUMMARY: My next experience on the track at Laguna Seca, shotgun with the lead from BMW’s Performance in South Carolina who was driving the car for the time. This car was done in the blue finish and the 540 horsepower, performance luxury sedan was transformed into an e-ticket handling like a much vehicle at the hands of an expert The electronically controlled 8-speed transmission with steering mounted button shifters was in the fully automatic mode or coursing though the gears.

The of acceleration is incredible for a vehicle such mass (2 ½ tons), and it is smooth, stable and planted when driven radically and to near its full potential.

My turn behind the wheel next on the track with the riding along offering pointers on braking points, and the overall proper line. I was astonished at the car’s ability, registering some disappointment in my own of performance. The BMW ALPINA B7 potential is beyond the capability of most mortals.

Admittedly, the majority of B7 will rarely attend days, but they may be assured of a vehicle that is certainly should the mood strike.

In the analysis, if you seek an ultimate performance luxury sedan, the BMW ALPINA B7 is worth every (that is if you have enough


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