2012 Alpina BMW B6 Bi-Turbo Coupe

The 2012 Alpina BMW B6 Bi-Turbo Coupe is an excellent car from the BMW stables. Alpina, a company which believes in cutting edge technology and innovations, has engineered the Coupe for an unmatched drive.

Engine

The direct injection V8 engine is built of aluminum and produces 540 hp at only 5500 rpm, with maximum torque of 538 ft lbs at 3000 rpm. It has two turbo chargers which feed both cylinder banks. A specially designed large diameter exhaust drives the turbines for maximizing power output and torque.

Even at low rpm's, the engine responds immediately to the accelerator. Innovative intercooler design using short intakes and larger volume of intercooler flow, coupled with a well designed water-air intercooler radiators, ensures maximum thermodynamic efficiency.

The engine is fitted with MAHLE pistons and these are specifically designed to work under high temperatures and pressures. The Coupe gives 9.52 kms/liter and has CO2 emissions of only 244 g/km.

Added Performance

The eight speed automatic transmission uses advanced Switch Tronic technology to give excellent driving comfort and performance. The gear changing is smooth, swift and without any noticeable loss of power. There is a manual control button in case the driver prefers to shift gears manually. The car accelerates from 0 to 60 in just 4.4 seconds.

The exhaust system is built from titanium, which makes it lightweight yet strong. The chassis is designed for maximum comfort under all driving conditions and uses a cutting edge electronic suspension system. To ensure perfect handling, the B6 Bi-Turbo uses 20" light weight wheels fitted with conventional tires.

Exterior

The stylish exterior design not only imparts looks, but is also functional and aerodynamically efficient. The front spoiler and splitter makes air flow above and around the vehicle, while reducing the air flow beneath. This gives a better road grip and reduces understeer.

Interior

The interior of the Coupe is fitted with a clear, easy to read LCD display. It has a sporty, leather covered steering wheel. The Coupe comes in a wide range of colors and options. Leather upholstery, adjustable seats, heating system, navigation system compatible with blue tooth for mobile phones, USB music interface, Xenon lights and LED fog lights are all standard equipment.

The Alpina BMW B6-Bi Turbo Coupe is a well designed car which has sporty characteristics and excellent performance.

Specifications

General Info
Vehicle Type: Coupe Base Price: NA
Fuel Tank Capacity: 18.4 gallons (70 liters) Miles Per Gallon: 22 Combined
Dimensions
Length: 192.6 in. (489.4 cm) Wheel Base: 112.5 in. (285.5 cm)
Height: 54.2 in. (137.7 cm) Width: 74.5 in. (189.4 cm)
Curb Weight: 4122 lbs (1870 kg) Ground Clearance: NA
Luggage Capacity: 16.2 cu ft Maximum Seating: 4 people
Performance
Engine: Siemens MSD 85 V8 Displacement: 4395 cc
Horsepower: 540 HP Max RPM: 5200-6250 RPM
Torque: 538 lb-ft @ 2800-5000 rpm Transmission: 8-Speed Sport Automatic
0-60 mph: 4.3 seconds Maximum Speed: 198.8 mph (320 km/h)

One Response to “2012 Alpina BMW B6 Bi-Turbo Coupe”

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