View Single Post
      02-16-2013, 04:06 PM   #75
sparkyg
Brigadier General
Canada
47

 
sparkyg's Avatar
 
Drives: EBII 2014 F31 328xi
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Oil Country


Posts: 3,493
iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by SCOTT26 View Post
Alpina and BMW have an agreement that prevents additional Alpina models being sold in the US. An M3 and B3 would be too close for comfort especially in price comparison.

Alpinas success is down to its exclusivity.
Performance In a tailor made suit.
Whereas the equivalent M is the mass produced designer suit. An Alpina customer knows that he won't see the same car on the next street.
In Canada we can buy Alpina no problem. Right at the dealership.