In fact you might not have even heard of it.
Bmw alpina b5 touring review.
It starts with the engine.
Alpina has announced pricing for its b5 touring and xd3 as it continues its rollout in australia.
Alpina takes the n63 engine under the hood slaps two all new see.
Alpina alpina reviews bmw bmw reviews car reviews turbo v8 wagons brett davis with a monstrous 800nm v8 nestled under the bonnet and a top speed of 322kmh the 2020 alpina b5 biturbo.
In the case of our test car it has taken a bmw 5 series wagon and created something akin to a big booted m5 only better.
The start point clearly is bmws superb new 5 series but powered by the 44 litre twin turbo v8 currently found in its 750i big sisterthe main focus of the.
What is the alpina b5 biturbo touring.
The alpina b5 touring is a fast but comfortable tuned version of the bmw 5er wagon based on the 540i but using a hotted up version of the m550is 44 litre v8 petrol engine designed to take the.
The alpina b5 touring 2020 is the ultimate performance wagon you never knew you needed.
The 5 series based b5 touring will be priced from 217000 before on road costs making it 7000.
A mercedes amg e.
Well it starts out life as a sort of bmw m550i touring but becomes so much more.
For want of a better cliche the alpina b5 touring is the m5 estate that bmw will never build.
If you want m5 levels of performance and 7 series luxury with the ability to bring along a four legged friend alpina is the only option available.
The alpina b5 touring is the ultra fast v8 wagon bmw doesnt offer discounting suvs of course.
Yes its eye wateringly expensive but as a complete package little comes close.
The good news is once its figured out what wheel drive it is the b5 touring is an entertaining beast albeit one that again is very different to an m5.
Ample you might say to make a b5 alpina takes a bmw m550i a unicorn of a 44 litre v8 5 series we brits are cruelly denied and lavishes it with a bigger intake stronger pistons.