We’ve shown you the spy photos of the new G11/G12 Alpina B7 undergoing testing, but we’ve taken it a step further and digitally uncovered the next B7 by way of this rendering.
The new Alpina B7 may feature more than 600 horsepower (vs 540 hp of current B7).
The BMW M CEO recently reaffirmed that there will be no M7 coming, so the Alpina B7 will once again represent the top performing 7 Series for this newest generation.
IND takes their M4 to the AutoBahn race track for some performance testing. Words by IND:
As many BimmerPost readers know, IND Distribution and Fall Line Motorsports have been cooperating to push the envelope of what’s possible with F8x M chassis street cars, nearly as soon as the cars arrived in the United States. Our goal is to maintain the everyday driving comfort of these incredible cars, while improving not only the ability of an M3 or M4 to generate an excellent lap time, … CONTINUED
Great looking 435i wrapped in “Frost Grey” with 4OUR.SP PUR wheels.
Complete Modification List:
-Vorsteiner GTRS4 Complete Wide Body Aerodynamic Package
-HRE RS100 20×10.5 and 20×13.5 Wheels finished in Brushed Titanium Centers and Polished Dark Clear Lips
-265/30/20 and 345/25/20 Pirelli PZero Tires
-Bilstein Clubsport Coil Over Suspension
-Akrapovic Evolution Line Titanium Exhaust System with Carbon Tips
-ESS ECU Upgrade (FLASH)
-AWE Tuning Carbon Intake
-Vorsteiner Rear Deck-Lid Spoiler (in Satin Carbon Finish)
-BMW Performance Carbon Mirror Caps (in Satin Carbon Finish)
-BMW Performance Steering Wheel (with Satin Carbon Trim)
-BMW Performance Shifter (with Satin … CONTINUED
2015 represents the 50th anniversary of Alpina, founded in 1965.
As most of you know, Alpina works closely with BMW and their processes are integrated into BMW’s production lines. For example, the Alpina B7 is produced at the same plant (Dingolfing) as the 7 Series.
Some history via Wikipedia:
The beginnings of Alpina found its roots in 1962 as the Weber dual carburetor was developed for the new BMW 1500. The company would not be officially founded until a few years later as the Weber dual carburetor … CONTINUED
The first G11/G12 Alpina B7 prototype has been spotted at BMW’s M test center at the Nurburgring.
The G11/G12 BMW 7 Series has just been launched and the tuner Alpina is already testing its hot version. It receives Alpina aero parts at the front and rear – with a front bumper with lower lip and trunk spoiler. The new Alpina B7 may feature more than 600 horsepower (vs 540 hp of current B7).
The BMW M CEO recently reaffirmed that there will be no M7 coming, … CONTINUED
Tanzanite Blue Individual M4 coupe all modded up.
Full list of modifications:
M-Performance CF Mirrors
M-Performance CF Spoiler
M-Performance CF Splitters
M-Performance Painted Side + Front Splitters
M-Performance CF Center Console Trim
M-Performance CF Shifter
M-Performance Alcantara E-brake with CF Handle
M-Performance Alcantara + CF interior Trim
M-Performance LED Steering Wheel
M-Performance Black Side Markers
M-Performance Black Grilles
M-Performance Stainless Steel Pedals
Carbon Fiber Seat Shells Front and Rear
IND Painted Reflectors
IND Painted M4 Badge
IND Painted keyhole cover
KW H.A.S Kit
BC Forged RS41 … CONTINUED
PURE Stage 2 Turbos for the S55 M3/M4 has put down 708whp / 707wtq
-S55 PURE Stage 2 Turbos
-BMS JB4 w/ OBD2 cable
-BMS Meth Kit
-Evolution Racewerks downpipes
-BMC drop in filters
-Stock 6MT clutch
-Stock intake system
Presenting v2 of the BIMMERPOST M3! The M3 has come a long way in a short time and it’s been fun! My goal since taking delivery has been to assemble a build which is attractive, eye-catching, yet tasteful. While aesthetics were important, so has been the performance impact of the modifications. To that end, the latest round of modifications improve upon both the visual and performance elements of the car.
For wheels, there was no better choice than the newest and lightest 19-inch BBS FI-R … CONTINUED
Photos and videos featuring a little mini night meet between M235i owners in Hong Kong.
Exhausts featured (all M235i unless otherwise stated):
M Performance (both should be with stock downpipe/cat, oops)
Eisenmann Race cat-back + Gruppe M intake
iPE Valved exhaust
Manhart Race exhaust (on 220i)
Beautiful video of the 435i in HD video from Angeles Crest Highway.
Here’s a nice and tastefully modified BMW X5 (F15) M Sport.
Featuring the Yost Racing E92 M3 build.
Autocouture Motoring (ACM) West took the opportunity following the HRE Open House 2015 to get some great photos inside the HRE wheels factory.
Check out the Armytrix F80 M3 / F82 M4 valvetronic exhaust system with mobile app remote.
Fabspeed introduces their M3 and M4 valvetronic exhaust system.
goldRush Rally Send Off + HRE Performance Open House gallery, including plenty of F80 M3 and F82 M4 images.