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      02-27-2013, 11:27 PM   #133
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410 HP is very impressive. I wonder if the specs are accurate.
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      02-28-2013, 12:51 AM   #134
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Stunning. If there's a touring version I'm having one! Darling, don't be mad I've done a bad thing....
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      02-28-2013, 03:52 AM   #135
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Updated with newly released specs (2/27/13):

The new B3 Bi-Turbo delivers 410 HP (301 kW) starting at 5500 RPM (compared to the US F30 335i with 300 HP) and 442 lb-ft (600Nm) torque.

0-100kmh (0-62 mph) takes 4.2 seconds.
More specs are already available, in fact. See the press teaser attached in German as well as the full price list attached as well.

Here's a summary of the press teaser:
  • 410hp / 301kW are available between 5500 and 6250 rpm
  • 600Nm torque are available between 3000 and 4000 rpm
  • 0-100 km/h in 4,2 seconds (4,0 seconds with xDrive)
  • vMax is 305 km/h (189,5 mph) for the F30, F31 302 km/h
  • 0-200 km/h in 14 seconds
  • fuel consumption is 7,6 l / 100 km (31 mpg) (7,9 l with xDrive)
  • start / stop technology and full variable valvetronic
  • emission norm EU6 will be reached, 177 g/km of CO2 emitted (xDrive: 183 g/km), efficiency class D
  • xDrive will be available immedately for F30 and F31 (sedan + touring)
  • available as sedan and touring
  • prices have also been released: 65.000 EUR (VAT included) for the F30 with rear wheel drive
  • full prices see price list attached

It would seem that the engine is an updated version of the N54 with two turbos and the valvetronic system that has been introduced in several petrol engines lately (N55, N63Tü) which in particular explains the better fuel efficiency.

I would wager that the engine for the new M3 will look somewhat similar to this.

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File Type: pdf BMW_ALPINA_B3_BITURBO_Preisliste_2013_03_DE.pdf (3.61 MB, 612 views)
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      02-28-2013, 04:32 AM   #136
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Does anyone know if the RWD Alpina's come with a LSD ?
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      02-28-2013, 04:36 AM   #137
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My understanding is mechanically its the N55 w/ two turbos.

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I bet Alpina will continue to use the N54. Does anyone know if this new B3 (F30) is N55 or N54 powered?
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      02-28-2013, 05:14 AM   #138
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Does anyone know if the RWD Alpina's come with a LSD ?
For the E9x, Alpina offered this as an option. The current price list however bears no mention of it. I would therefor assume that it will not be offered, at least not straight away (in the past if was often offered at a later point in time as an option).

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      02-28-2013, 05:18 AM   #139
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      02-28-2013, 05:59 AM   #140
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My understanding is mechanically its the N55 w/ two turbos.
Looks like this, although in my book that would then not be an N55. But that is semantics.

Would be really interesting to see the exact technical details, in particular as to the turbochargers (which will probably be different from both the N55 and the N54).

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      02-28-2013, 08:00 AM   #141
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Thumbs up

As a Touring F31 this is a great alternative to a not existing M car. It's clear to me, bye bye M and welcome Alpina. I'll order the touring as soon as possible.
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      02-28-2013, 12:48 PM   #142
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      02-28-2013, 02:40 PM   #143
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I love it! Can't wait to see pics of the whole car Exhaust by Akrapovic and beefier brakes with blue calipers is also a nice touch
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      02-28-2013, 04:19 PM   #144
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They've done a really great job
Can't wait for the first reviews with track times
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      02-28-2013, 05:45 PM   #145
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I'am totally baffled by this car! How is this all possible?

WOW, really and deeply impressed. This car is from outer space... no other explanation possible.

Never before earth has seen such opposites combined in one car.
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      03-01-2013, 03:38 PM   #146
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      03-01-2013, 10:36 PM   #147
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I wonder if it would ever be possible to order one of these for the US? Seeing as you can order just about anything from BMW, I wonder what the sticker price for that sucker is....

Simply beautiful.
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      03-01-2013, 11:18 PM   #148
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I'am totally baffled by this car! How is this all possible?

WOW, really and deeply impressed. This car is from outer space... no other explanation possible.

Never before earth has seen such opposites combined in one car.


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      03-02-2013, 12:08 PM   #149
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Alpinas homepage is updated with the new B3 - it is absolutely beautiful

http://www.alpina-automobiles.com/?4676&L=0






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and is one of the most awaited cars on the market

http://www.carthesis.com/f30-bmw-3-s...a-b3-bi-turbo/
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      03-21-2013, 05:34 PM   #152
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And the performance is just stupifying. Why is this not imported?!?!
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And the performance is just stupifying. Why is this not imported?!?!
Might be some annoying stuff with North American spec safety requirements. I notice that Eurospec 3 series is almost 150lbs lighter than the equivalent NA version. Seems like Germans are often apprehensive to bring over cars unless they can make a serious case for sales margins. Especially if you're a fan of the hot hatch or wagons.
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