Articles about Alpina

It will hit 100kph in just 4.2 seconds
*raises hand*
The new Alpina B4 Gran Coupe is a rather big deal. It's the first car that the stupendously cool German tuner has unveiled since the news broke that it'd been bought out by the BMW Group.Happily, though, the ownership
After 2025, the current Alpina lineup will be discontinued
The BMW Group has announced it has acquired the rights to Alpina. Which means one of the coolest tuners on Planet Earth will officially become part of BMW.Of course, Alpina and BMW have worked closely together for over half a century,
Important numbers: 612hp, 0-100 in 3.3sec, 323kph top speed
Today is officially a very good day, for it begins with news of a new Alpina. More specifically the gorgeous Alpina B8 Gran Coupe-a subtler, rarer, altogether cooler and softer-edged alternative to BMW's own M8 Gran Coupe.Let's
“This car is rarer than a Lamborghini”
A small, expensive diesel wagon. Considering the car buying world's proclivity for big SUVs, humankind's propensity for bagging a bargain, and the global conscience steeling itself toward electrification, you might call this car...a bit out of touch.You might
Some of them boast legit racing cred
Every now and again (nay, altogether too often), something comes up for auction that really does catch our eye. Today, it's not just one lot, but this ridiculous collection of BMWs that are being sold by Henry Schmitt through Stratas Auctions
It beat the all-new Honda Jazz by a considerable margin
The results are out, and it's official: the Subaru Levorg is this year's Japan Car of the Year (JCOTY). Subaru's new-look wagon, which was revealed just recently, edged out by a significant margin two popular nameplates from fellow
They’ve done it again
This is an interesting proposition. Alpina has long sold 'the alternative M car,' fast BMWs retuned with less edge, more comfort, and classier looks. And in recent years, it's been the only place you can buy a proper BMW Touring performance
With great power comes class
Of course you do. It's a very fast wagon. But there is a reason you'd want the Alpina B5 BiTurbo Touring instead of other very fast wagons, like the Audi RS6 Avant and the Mercedes-AMG E63.That's a
Its engine puts out 613hp and 799Nm
Still can't decide which latest release deserves a spot in your dream garage? Well, Internet, here's a serious contender that most definitely occupies a space in mine. It is of course the updated Alpina B5, which is based on the
Build your fantasy Bimmer
If comments sections of the internet are anything to go by, this is the moment you've all been waiting for. Yep, we've discovered the new 2020 Alpina B3 configurator, and things could get very expensive indeed.Firstly, let's refresh
Each one is a winner
Wagons are cool. And Audi has long been the ultimate authority on fast wagons. Step forward its latest: the Audi RS6. Only the front doors, the roof, and the tailgate are shared with an A6, so even your most myopic neighbor should
As pristine as old cars can get
What would you do if someone handed you €350,000 (around P19.8 million) and told you to buy anything you wanted? Right now, we can't think of anything we'd rather spend our money on than this biblically gorgeous BMW
The discerning man’s M3, capable of hitting up to 303kph
Just over a month after it set our hearts ablaze by unveiling the 300kph B3 Touring, Alpina has done it again with the sedan version. And the good news doesn't stop there, because although the sedan might not have the dog-
Because someone had to do it
BMW M is too chicken to take on the Audi RS4 Avant and the Mercedes-AMG C63 Estate. It says that people who desire fast middle-sized BMWs with space for brave pets buy the X3M instead. It says there's no
“If you thought Alpina was just another aftermarket tuning company, you’d be wrong”
Just how much do you know about BMW's rakish alter-ego, Alpina? Probably not as much as you think.If you thought it was just another aftermarket tuning company, you'd be wrong, for a start. Alpina Burkard Bovensiepen GmbH & Co.
Now with more grille
Possibly the world's most discreet 320kph+ car has had a bit of a facelift, and as a consequence, it has become much less discreet. That's not gone well.Changes to the Alpina B7 mirror those made to the car on
Meet the Alpina XD3
There's no BMW X3 M just yet, but when it does arrive, you can bet it'll feature much bodykit, many exhausts, and generous lashings of badging. Subtlety is no longer known to the M Division.Enter Alpina. Since the '60s,
Claimed top speed? Oh, just 306kph
BMW M4 not rare enough for you? This is the Alpina B4 S Edition 99, and there are no prizes for guessing how many units of it will be made.Yep, Alpina's producing one short of a hundred, and over a
It started with typewriters
Just how much do you know about BMW's rakish alter-ego Alpina? Probably not as much as you think...If you thought it was just another aftermarket tuning company, you'd be wrong, for a start. Alpina Burkard Bovensiepen GmbH and
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