If BMW and models M Series cause tachycardia when you get down to their commanders, Alpine is not far behind with their special versions. The preparer German, specializing in bringing out the maximum of the essence in models of the signature of the blue propeller, has just introduced the most powerful version and prestacional of the 5-Series Touring B5 Bi-Turbo Touring.
This model features a block gas with twin-turbo configuration V8-4.4-liter in the front. The total power that it provides is of some radicals 608 HP which allow it to cover the 0 to 100 kilometres per hour in some real good 3.5 seconds and a top speed of 322 kilometers per hour. The power goes to all four wheels, although there is the possibility that the system (which is smart) to send up to 90 percent of the torque to the rear axle.
Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo Touring full to the sedan version which has already presented the preparer German to commemorate the five decades history of the firm. At the technical level, compared to the version four doors, it incorporates a new direction of the four wheels that allows the rear to spin up 2,5 degrees. At low speeds it does so in opposite sense to the front and in unison when the driver increases the pace.
Other mechanical elements that make the model even more radical than his brother’s saloon B5, are the anti-roll bars active, a suspension, adaptive lowered with arms delanteror articulated or alloy wheels 20-inch with Pirelli P-Zero tyres. In the interior, receives applique finished in ceramic or upholstery in Nappa leather that covers the seats, part of the doors, dashboard or steering wheel.
Outwardly, there is no great changes with respect to the BMW 5-Series Touring street. However, there are details such as the tires or the entrances of air that betray its provenance. For now, the prices have been made official for the Uk, where it starts in the 91 thousand Pounds Sterling. There is still no official confirmation of the countries of Europe where it is sold, but surely some units will come to Spain.
Source – Alpine
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