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Alpina BMW B6 Bi-Turbo Coupe 2012

Alpina, a generation pushed company, standstill is a overseas word. Since the creation of the B7 Bi-Turbo, the engineers from Buchloe, Germany, were constantly running at the information of the faster charging and intercooler device.

Consequently, the all-aluminium V8 electricity plant now produces 540hp (397kW) at a mild 5500rpm, with a most torque of 700Nm from 3000rpm. Two faster-chargers configured in parallel, every feeding one of the cylinder banks, with mainly evolved huge diameter exhaust-generators permit this engine configuration to offer each exquisite electricity output and an abundance of torque over an specifically huge rpm variety whilst retaining tremendous throttle reaction at low rpm.

The complete excessive-overall performance cooling device accommodates an oblique inter-cooling device (air-to-water/water-to-air) with quick consumption tracts and expanded inter-cooler float. The structures tremendous thermodynamic performance is assured via way of means of a huge-quantity low-temperature inter-cooler radiator, water-to-air intercoolers positioned near the engine and extra separate motor oil and water coolers.

High-overall performance MAHLE pistons are designed in particular to address temperatures and pressures related to as much as bar charging and the engine's 9.2:1 nominal compression ratio. Altogether this effects in an excellent unique output of 122.7hp (90kW) in step with litre and a median general compression of 20.1 bar. Direct injection and Double-VANOS make contributions to the B6 Bi-Turbo's class-main intake and emission figures: 10.5 (10.6) l/100km and 244 (247) g/km CO2, Combined cycle, measured in step with ECE Norm (information for Convertible in brackets).

TRANSMISSION - Eight-Speed All-Rounder

Adapted and examined in co-operation with ZF, the superior SWITCH-TRONIC 8-velocity Sport Automatic Transmission units benchmarks. With Alpina's philosophy the guiding credo, engineers have spent lots of improvement and take a look at hours making sure that no different overall performance automated transmission comes near supplying this degree of each consolation and overall performance.

The combo of 8 speeds and lots of torque makes for extraordinary cushty tools adjustments and not using a considerable interruption to the transport of electricity - simplest the accompanying acoustics and the dynamic rev counter offer comments as to the workings of the transmission. 700Nm of torque manner the B6 Bi-Turbo excels at cruising alongside at velocity in a excessive tools at minimal rpm, reaping benefits each intake and consolation.

Using the Sport (S) Shift Mode a very unique individual emerges: the transmission is crisp and unmistakably immediate. The modern single-cylinder fadeout (recognized as 'Einzelzylinderausblendung' in German) permits great brief up-shifts which take simply milliseconds. Depending at the load at the transmission, the injection of gasoline right into a given cylinder is interrupted for a fragment of a second, developing the desired discount in torque that the automated transmission desires for the up-shift. The blessings as opposed to the everyday approach of timing retardation are highly faster shifts, stepped forward thermo-dynamic performance because of decreased exhaust temperatures and decrease gasoline intake. Each up-shift is followed via way of means of 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 device permits for multi-simultaneous down-shifts in milliseconds, hereby the transmission will bypass 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, supplying the proper shift feature for any and all conditions.

The Automatic Up-Shift feature manner that the transmission will up-shift right into a better tools as soon as a positive rpm threshold has been handed withinside the cutting-edge tools. In positive riding conditions this can now no longer be desired, as an example throughout specifically sporty riding or as an example whilst 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 tools as much as most rpm's (electronically restricted) and could now no longer robotically up-shift right into a better tools.

The smart coupling of brand new engine and transmission technology supply the B6 Bi-Turbo beautiful overall performance figures: zero-100km/h in 4.4s (4.5s), and a pinnacle velocity of 320 (317) km/h.

EXHAUST SYSTEM - Pure-bred, Sonorous, Lightweight

For the primary time, Alpina has collaborated with Akrapovič at the improvement of a light-weight exhaust device crafted from excessive-energy titanium. Faithful to the guiding precept of 'shape follows feature', the complete device is stated now no longer simplest for its acoustics and look, however additionally for its technical refinements. In addition to a weight-saving of 45% as compared to the traditional use of stainless steel, the exhaust device additionally boasts staggering technical information. The engineers from Alpina and Akrapovič have done pretty a feat, handling to hold a diameter of two x 70mm at some stage in the complete period of the exhaust device, no matter the tricky 'packaging'. In conjunction with in addition layout refinements, exhaust returned-strain is decreased to an absolute minimal.

In interplay with the effective engine, the exhaust device generates a backdrop of deep, sonorous 8-cylinder sound - effective, sporty, however in no way obtrusive, because of smart, controllable exhaust valves. These provide the driving force a unique diploma of have an effect on over the sound experience, and may be managed the usage of the Drive Performance Control. In Comfort+ and Comfort Mode the valves are closed, starting at 3000rpm, no matter the chosen tools. In 1st and second tools decisive use of the accelerator will reason the valves to open (at approx. 60% load) and the B6 Bi-Turbo to elicit a unique symphony from the tailpipes throughout dynamic bursts of acceleration. As befits the individual of the B6 Bi-Turbo in Sport and Sport+ Modes, the exhaust valves stay open in any respect times.

CHASSIS - Dynamic Comfort

High-overall performance convertibles and huge grand coupés area unique needs on their chassis - requiring wonderful stages of consolation for smooth cruising, secure and impartial coping with at excessive speeds, and light-footed agility for the moments in between. In order to do justice to this huge spectrum of requirements, the brand new B6 Bi-Turbo functions the ultra-modern digital suspension technology and springs with Drive Performance Control (electronically adjustable dampers) and Dynamic Drive (lively roll stabilisation) as trendy.

This device has been artfully calibrated via way of means of Alpina and is tied into different device parameters controlling guidance assistance, torque cushioning and the Dynamic Stability Control device. Featuring suggested Comfort+, Comfort, Sport and Sport+ modes, the B6 Bi-Turbo transitions effects from cultivated luxurious convertible to thorough-bred sports activities car. Across all variables, the Coupé has been set-as much as be extra wearing and dynamic, and functions a rear axle with restricted slip differential as trendy.

Specific springs, expanded the front wheel camber and a diffused adjustment of the toe-in at the side of a 20" wheel-tyre aggregate all serve to supply a completely agile chassis set-up. The light-weight 20" Alpina CLASSIC wheels, with MICHELIN PILOT SUPER SPORT tyres withinside the dimensions 255/35 ZR20 the front and 285/30 ZR20 rear, make contributions appreciably to the direct coping with and specific guidance. Conventional tyres are used to sell journey consolation.

EXTERIOR DESIGN - Exciting Details, Functional Aerodynamics

The BMW 6-Series is marked via way of means of an fashionable and dynamic layout in addition to tremendous aerodynamic homes. Alpina offers the brand new B6 Bi-Turbo a unique, effective look which elegantly underlines the sporty individual of this lovely coupé and convertible.

The outdoors additives that have an effect on the aerodynamic homes of the B6 Bi-Turbo aren't simply there for cultured reasons - their layout is situation typically to practical premises and performs a significant function in attaining tremendous excessive velocity stability. Take as an example the the front spoiler with the included carbon fibre the front splitter. It reasons extra air to float over and across the vehicle, concurrently lowering the air hundreds which float beneath via way of means of extra than 10%. This ends in a considerable stabilisation of the the front-stop at excessive speeds and performs a function in lowering any inclinations to understeer. The the front spoiler, at the side of the rear spoiler, guarantees that the B6 Bi-Turbo could be very well 'tethered' overall. Uplift at the the front axle is decreased via way of means of 14% and has a tendency toward a fee of 0 at the rear axle from a velocity of 150km/h. Instead of the rear spoiler, the Coupé is likewise to be had with a rear wing - which no matter an excellent visible impact, suits exactly the contours of the rear place and decreases drag.

All those additives additionally make sure the powerful float of air to numerous cooler groups, which includes the inter-coolers and engine cooling device. One unique detail: the excessive-overall performance brakes, with a diameter of 374mm the front and 345mm rear, are moreover furnished with cooling air via way of means of a mainly built NACA air consumption at the the front underbody.

The double tailpipes, with a barely elliptical form in common Alpina style, are designed in titanium and convey small trademarks that make discreet connection with the origins of the Alpina exhaust device made via way of means of Akrapovič. The rear valence, which attractively and skillfully frames the opening of the tailpipes, moreover integrates the functions of a diffuser.

INTERIOR & EQUIPMENT - Master Craftsmanship, Exclusive Personalisation

Blue Alpina contraptions with excessive decision statistics show with black panel LCD generation. A recreation guidance wheel, hand-stitched in LAVALINA leather-based. Blue illuminated access sills with logo. Or the traditional Alpina extraordinary wooden device in myrtle - an specific burl wooden of the laurel family, which grows simplest at the Pacific coast of the USA. These are simply a number of the fashionable functions of the indoors that factor to the specific origins of the B6 Bi-Turbo - only for connoisseurs.

Naturally, no limits are set at the non-public predilections of customers. From the paintwork to the indoors trims to the shade of the upholstery - the entirety provided via way of means of the significant BMW and Alpina device variety is to be had. Seldom does a BMW Alpina go away Buchloe with out utilizing the without a doubt infinite personalisation alternatives provided via way of means of the Alpina Manufaktur. Our philosophy dictates that the client can layout his or her very own man or woman indoors - made via way of means of professional craftsmen in our leather-based workshop.

The B6 Bi-Turbo functions an in depth variety of trendy device, inclusive of leather-based upholstery, absolutely adjustable consolation seats with heating device, navigation device with instruction for Bluetooth cell phone, USB audio interface, Xenon lighting fixtures and LED fog lighting fixtures.