This set of photos provide a behind-the-scenes look to some of Alpina’s operations at its historied Alpina Buchloe Park location, where the BMW car tuner has been since 1970.
Autoblog caught up with the 2011 Alpina B7 and has posted an brief exceprt and some photos online, make sure to follow through to their site for all their autoshow photos
Not only will BMW not make an M7, but they even stopped making the incredibly-close-to-an-M Alpina B7 a few years ago. That car could hold its head high against competitors like the Mercedes-Benz S63 … CONTINUED
The Alpina B7 bi-turbo long wheelbase was shown today at the Tokyo Motor Show.
This is the long wheelbase version of the Alpina B7 shown at the Geneva Auto Show.
The V8 4.4L bi-turbod motor outputs 507hp / 516tq and goes from 0-60 in just 4.8 seconds
Photos from: http://www.autoblog.com/2009/10/21/A…WB-Tokyo-2009/
Seen here is the next gen Alpina B5 already in testing. That Alpina already has a F10 5-series to work with shows the close relationship that the Germany manufacturer/tuner continues to have with BMW. This continues a trend of Alpina having access to still-in-development BMWs prior to the models debut. We most recently saw the Alpina B7 in development prior to its introduction.