Alpina BMW B5 Bi-Turbo Touring 2011 - AZH-CARS

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Alpina BMW B5 Bi-Turbo Touring 2011

ALPINA cars are described through their finely balanced blend of riding dynamics, consolation and ordinary luxurious. Add to that great capability and the end result is the brand new BMW ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo Touring - the fastest of its kind!

The Touring neatly combines the specific sophistication of the Saloon with reported capability and versatility. Make no mistake, the Touring gives as much as 1670 litres of garage area and an creative baggage compartment concept, regardless of its luxurious excessive overall performance genes.

A finely honed suspension and chassis configuration mixed with variable dampers makes for an exemplary trip consolation whilst concurrently imparting sharp coping with and exceptional excessive-velocity balance.

The V8 Bi-Turbo hurries up the Touring from zero-62mph in 4.8s whilst 700Nm of torque paired with the great 8-velocity Sport Automatic Transmission with SWITCH-TRONIC method strength is continually quite simply to be had. Modern, dynamic and nicely toned in appearance - the ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo Touring has all of the proper visible features to make it the proper associate for commercial enterprise and leisure.

THE POWERTRAIN - First Class Performance And Economy

The all-aluminium V8 powerplant produces 507 horsepower (373 kW) at a slight 5,500rpm, with most torque of 700Nm from three,000 to 4,750rpm. "Bi-Turbo" refers to 2 turbo-chargers configured in parallel, every feeding one of the cylinder banks. Specially advanced big diameter exhaust-generators permit this engine configuration to offer each great strength output and an abundance of torque over an mainly wide rpm variety whilst keeping exceptional throttle reaction at low rpm.

The complete excessive-overall performance cooling gadget incorporates an oblique inter-cooling gadget (air-to-water/water-to-air) with quick consumption tracts and extended inter-cooler flow. The structures exceptional thermodynamic performance is assured through a big-extent low-temperature inter-cooler radiator, in addition to water-to-air inter-coolers positioned near the engine. High-overall performance MAHLE pistons are designed especially to cope with temperatures and pressures related to as much as bar charging and the engine's 9.2:1 nominal compression ratio. Altogether this outcomes in an outstanding unique output of 115.three horsepower (85kW) in step with litre and a median overall compression of 20.1 bar.

Direct injection and Double-VANOS make contributions to the ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo's class-main overall performance, emissions and financial system on this segment: 10.8l/100km / 26.2mpg (Touring: 10.9l/100km / 25.9mpg) and 252g/km (Touring: 255g/km) CO2 (Combined, measured in line with ECE Norm).

TRANSMISSION - Eight-Speed All-Rounder

Adapted and examined in co-operation with ZF, the superior SWITCH-TRONIC 8-velocity Sport Automatic Transmission units a brand new benchmark. With ALPINA's philosophy the guiding credo, our engineers have spent hundreds of improvement and check hours making sure that no different overall performance automated transmission comes near imparting this degree of each consolation and overall performance.

The combination of 8 speeds and masses of torque makes for extraordinary snug equipment modifications without a major interruption to the transport of strength - best the accompanying acoustics and the dynamic rev counter offer remarks as to the workings of the transmission. 700Nm of torque method the ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo excels at cruising alongside at velocity in a excessive equipment at minimal rpm, reaping rewards each intake and consolation.

Using the Sport (S) Shift Mode a very specific individual emerges: the transmission is crisp and unmistakably immediate. The revolutionary single-cylinder fade-out (regarded as 'Einzelzylinderausblendung' in German), to start with engineered for software withinside the ALPINA B6 GT3 race automobile, allows great short up-shifts which take simply milliseconds. Depending at the load at the transmission, the injection of gas right into a given cylinder is interrupted for a fragment of a second, growing the specified discount in torque that the automated transmission desires for the up-shift. The benefits as opposed to the standard technique of timing retardation are particularly faster shifts, advanced thermo-dynamic performance because of decreased exhaust temperatures and decrease gas intake. Each up-shift is followed through a deep returned-strain burble.

The SWITCH-TRONIC buttons, to be used withinside the Manual (M) Shift Mode, are ergonomically and unobstrusively placed at the returned of the guidance wheel, and permit the driving force to take entire manipulate of the transmission. The gadget lets in for multi-simultaneous down-shifts in milliseconds, hereby the transmission will pass numerous gears relying on engine hundreds and rpm. In this way the 8-velocity Sport Automatic Transmission with ALPINA SWITCH-TRONIC exhibits itself as extraordinarily multi-faceted, imparting the proper shift function for any and all conditions.

The Automatic Up-Shift feature method that the transmission will up-shift right into a better equipment as soon as a positive rpm threshold has been handed withinside the contemporary-day equipment. In positive riding conditions this can now no longer be desired, for instance for the duration of mainly sporty riding or for instance while encountering a couple of tight hair-pin corners. The simultaneous choice of both Sport, Sport+ or DSC OFF Mode the usage of the Drive Dynamic Control button and the choice of the M Shift Mode (transmission) will deactivate the automated up-shift funtion. The transmission will keep the chosen equipment as much as most rpm's (electronically limited) and could now no longer robotically up-shift right into a better equipment.

The wise coupling of present day engine and transmission technology deliver the ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo beautiful overall performance figures: simply 4.7 (Touring: 4.8) seconds from zero-100km/h / zero-62mph are needed, at the manner as much as a pinnacle velocity of 307km/h / 191mph (Touring: 303km/h / 188mph). Massive braking functionality withinside the shape of ventilated excessive-overall performance brakes (the front: 374mm/14.7in, rear 345mm/14.6in) guarantees braking on par with natural-bred sports activities cars.

SUSPENSION - Dynamic Comfort

The instances while "well stiff" suspensions have been visible as a tremendous coping with function are lengthy gone. It stays a reality that a really impartial set-up, even on the limit, affords the nice technical compromise. This is carried out in element via shorter ALPINA springs and unique transverse suspension hands which in mixture bring about an optimised camber.

Together with 20" wheels and tyres this yields a completely balanced and direct chassis set-up, discarding a natural game-oriented technique for an agile suspension with particular turn-in. Mounted at the lightweight 20" ALPINA CLASSIC wheels are non-run-flat MICHLIN PILOT SUPER SPORT tyres measuring 255/35 ZR20 the front and 285/30 ZR20 rear. Representing the state-of-the-art in ultra-excessive overall performance tyre generation to be had today, they characteristic a strolling floor is made of 2/3rds gentle compound (centre) and 1/third tough compound (outdoor and flanks). This combination makes for exceptional sturdiness regardless of normal tough use in excessive-overall performance motors but affords excellent grip withinside the wet. Enhanced tread balance and a brand new flank reinforcement generation guarantees the tyre is much less in all likelihood to be afflicted by spikes in temperature with a ensuing lack of grip withinside the dry.

To fulfil the reputedly contradictory needs for consolation, ordinary usability and sports activities automobile like coping with, the ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo is ready with electronically-adjustable dampers (Dynamic Damper Control and Drive Dynamic Control). This gadget has been artfully calibrated through ALPINA, and is tied into different gadget parameters controlling guidance assistance, torque cushioning and the Dynamic Stability Control gadget. Featuring reported Comfort, Normal, Sport and Sport+ modes, the ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo transitions effects from cultivated luxurious to thorough-bred sportiness. Light guidance, ultra-snug suspension and an imperceptibly moving transmission make the ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo a super associate in stop-and-pass traffic, while protecting wonderful distances or while encountering much less than best avenue surfaces. Yet on the contact of a button, the ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo will song via complicated corners and thrilling sections of avenue with an agility and light-footedness like no different in its class.

An mainly for the BMW ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo in co-operation among ALPINA and Drexler Motorsport tailored limited-slip differential is to be had as an option. This mechanical limited-slip differential improves traction for the duration of dynamic riding and minimises slip through dispensing torque and strength to the wheel with the maximum grip. The operation of the limited-slip differential is everlasting and unbiased from different riding dynamic settings or structures. Significant traits include: torque sensing multidisc differential with pre-tensioning; lively locking function as much as 30 % beneathneath load and 20 % beneathneath trailing throttle; very reactive in sensing slip, harmonious self-guidance homes and exceptional directional balance; motor game quality, cast gears, CNC milled housing, hand built.

DESIGN & INTERIOR - Classic Craftsmanship Meets Modern Technology

The ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo provides normal ALPINA virtues and layout cues in a brand new and convincing fashion, with a fresh and dynamic appearance. Both the saloon's and the touring's silhouette starts offevolved with an interest commanding the front this is effective and confident, and ends with a harmonious and fashionable rear. The ALPINA trademark double-ended-pipes are artfully incorporated into the rear valence which functions a discreet diffuser. The diffuser may be deleted as needed, must the patron preference the non-obligatory cappotential to tow a trailer. In mixture with the rear spoiler (Saloon), the ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo's overall aerodynamic package deal yields the very best stages of protection and balance, mainly at excessive speeds. The ensuing discount in lift, velocity-dependent, can attain a remarkable -60% the front and -30% rear.

The indoors exhibits the anticipated discreet touches that advocate the ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo's specific pedigree. The preferred gadget degree is complete: leather-based indoors, flexible and adjustable Comfort seats, an exceptional navigation gadget with Bluetooth preparation, and Xenon headlamps all make sure the driving force's and passengers' nicely-being. The hand-stitched LAVALINA leather-based SWITCH-TRONIC guidance wheel may be placed precisely as had to see the blue ALPINA gauges with black-panel LCD generation, way to the electrically-adjustable guidance column. The traditional ALPINA burled Myrtle timber trim affords a heat atmosphere - determined best at the USA's Pacific Coast it's far cultivated from committed Laurel tree groves grown for simply this purpose. Optional ALPINA Piano Lacquer indoors trim with its silver diagonal rhombs, gives a current and simply as specific alternative.

The indoors's heat atmosphere and current remedies foster a experience of nicely-being. For folks that might best award themselves that some thing unique, specific volumes and the ALPINA philosophy of hand-craftsmanship provide a almost infinite spectrum of personalisation.