2017 BMW Alpina B7 xDrive

2017 BMW Alpina B7 xDrive
2017 BMW Alpina xDrive races ahead Mercedes-AMG, Porsche and Bentley by clocking 205 mph top speed. Among top 7 lineup Alpina B7 starts at $137,995 and M760i will get equipped with dual turbo V-12. BMW Alpina B7 will have twin turbo V-8 eight cylinder produces 600 horsepower at 6250 rpm and 590 lb-ft of torque at 3000 rpm. Acceleration touches 60 mph from zero in 3.6 seconds and it is expected B7 will weight 4800 pounds.

Four wheel drive help torque to travel through all wheels where quick shifts is possible due to eight speed automatic transmission. B7 comes with better cornering, more agility and performance. V-8 dual turbo and aerodynamic build provides quick and intense pull at 200 mph. Stability is well maintained at high speed with long wheelbase and all wheel steering system. B7 has longer rear fascia and deeper front fascia.

BMW B7 provides better sporty driving than 750i, steering wheel planted with Alpina logo, selection of gears available with buttons on back of steering wheel. Upshift with pull back and downshift with push forward. Instrument cluster facilitated by digital controls, changes in driving modes changes gauges colors as well, blue in Sport modes have selection for gear and digital speed information, while Eco Pro mode will have original BMW design. EPA remains 22.6 mpg. Fitted with 20 inch wheels in Alpina Classic, 21 inches are available as well, four tip stainless steel exhaust system, functional front and rear spoilers, available in Alpina Blue and Alpina Green, silver and gold trims.

Quick passing, better cornering due to lower stance makes BMW Alpina B7 more better.

Starting Price $137,995
Vehicle Type 4 door sedan, front engine, four wheel drive
Engine twin-turbocharged, intercooled DOHC 32-valve V-8, direct fuel injection
Transmission 8-speed automatic, manual shifting mode
Horsepower 600 hp @ 6250 rpm
Torque 590 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
Displacement 268 cu in
Wheelbase 126.4 in
Length 206.7 in
Width 74.9 in
Height 58.7 in
Curb weight 4800 lb
Passenger volume 115 cu ft
Cargo volume 18 cu ft
0-60 mph 3.5 secs.
0-100 mph 8.8 secs.
Top speed 205 mph
Fuel economy (city/highway) 15/24 mpg
Pros Speed, power, better cornering
Cons price more, weight more