Here’s what we like about the Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo
Since 1965, Alpina has established itself as a luxury car manufacturer in beautiful Bavaria. The division has worked closely with BMW for many years now, producing extravagant vehicles with top performance. Basically, Alpina and BMW are inseparable, and we would never imagine one without the other.
We know that Alpina designs cars for a particular clientele – those who want more than the standard market can give in terms of style and economy. That’s why few models leave Alpina’s production lines each year. The company prides itself on a limited but exceptional selection of vehicles, particularly on the B5 Bi-Turbo.
The Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo is one of those high performers that looks like an athlete on the road. Built as a sedan or a touring model, the B5 Bi-Turbo is carefully designed to offer something for everyone, especially families. So, quite naturally, we fell in love.
What’s in the Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo that gets us going? How does our love translate into its specs and design? Find out why the B5 Bi-Turbo excites us in the following article.
The Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo ensures smooth power delivery
For those unfamiliar with the Alpina series, it may come as a surprise that the B5 Bi-Turbo delivers performance that vastly surpasses some BMW models. With a 4.4-litre eight-cylinder engine that produces a superb 608bhp, 800Nm of torque and between 5,750 and 6,250rpm, the B5 Bi-Turbo is a beastly BWM alternative. It even comes with an eight-speed sports automatic transmission.
Add to the equation that the car accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.5 seconds and accelerates to 202 km/h in total, and the question arises: what’s not to? not like ? The new B5 Bi-Turbo sedan and touring models are also equipped with all-wheel drive to ensure flawless power even in difficult conditions.
So, in summary, we like that the Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo is such a powerful car that harmonizes specifications for outstanding performance. While it might not be the best choice for those who desire a racing-type sports car, it’s perfect for everyone.
We also like that the dynamic ride doesn’t compromise on comfort
A common driver may be impressed by the Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo specification, but the real fondness for the car develops after the first ride. Because Alpina has balanced spec and design so well, the B5 Bi-Turbo delivers exceptional handling and super comfortable rides.
As already mentioned, Alpina aims to appeal to the specific niche that values usability and comfort. Thanks to electronically adjustable dampers, lightweight forged wheels, active rear-wheel steering and many other extras, the B5 Bi-Turbo offers just that. Although massive, this car feels incredibly nimble.
In addition to exterior styling details, standard all-wheel drive also contributes to ride comfort. At the wheel of the Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo, you will enjoy smooth acceleration, improved stability, maximum traction and, above all, safety. The B5 Bi-Turbo is a powerful car, but not one that will make you feel unsafe or unstable on the road in any situation.
As for the design itself, we don’t have to elaborate on the appeal of the B5 Bi-Turbo. This vehicle is sober and elegant. It combines power and dynamism with confident styling that doesn’t feel arrogant like so many new sports cars. Additionally, the low profile design contributes to aerodynamics, especially in elements such as the front and rear spoilers.
The luxurious interior of the Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo is another big plus
The Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo wouldn’t be what it is without its luxurious interior. It is in this area that the Bavarian company shines spectacularly with high-end materials and luxury fittings. Even some long-time BMW fans would switch to the Alpina purely for the looks.
The interior of the Bi-Turbo is completely handmade with subtle details and has nothing to do with aggressive styling. The quality leather is precision stitched and the colors are carefully matched to be pleasing to the eye. Everything is clear and flowing, from the center console to the seats.
What is probably even more important today is that the interior of the B5 Bi-Turbo is equipped with the latest technology. Drivers can enjoy an intuitive layout of the most advanced features, from the large central screen to navigation, communication, safety features and other parts of the infotainment system.
So, summing up everything listed in this article, our love for the Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo comes quite naturally. What’s not to like about the vehicle that offers a capable engine, spirited and comfortable rides and an attractive design? For those who need extra space in their new family vehicle, there is also the Touring model with generous cargo volume.
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