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All-new Alpina B6 Bi-Turbo comes at Frankfurt

The German specialists from Alpina revealed the new B6 Bi-Turbo Cabrio, a model based on the new generation of BMW 6 Series Convertible. The tuning company is specialized in modifying BMW models, their own version of the new 6 Series being an expectable move.

Alpina B6 Bi-Turbo Cabrio

Alpina B6 Bi-Turbo Cabrio

Under the bonnet, the Alpina B6 Bi-Turbo packs a tuned twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter engine able to develop 507 horsepower and 700 Nm of torque. The V8 unit is coupled to an eight-speed automatic transmission which Switch Tronic which transfers the power to the rear axle. The acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h is possible in 4,8 seconds while the top speed is around 310 km/h.

Alpina B6 Bi-Turbo Cabrio

Alpina B6 Bi-Turbo Cabrio

Therefore, the revised model is able to develop extra 100 horses and 100 Nm of torque. These improvements let the German model to sprint from standstill to 100 km/h about 0,2 second faster.

Alpina B6 Bi-Turbo Cabrio

Alpina B6 Bi-Turbo Cabrio

Even the German tuners added 100 horsepower to the stock engine, the fuel figures are almost the same. To be more precise, the standard 6 Series has an average fuel consumption of 10,7 liters/100 km while the B6 Bi-Turbo returns an average of 10,9 liters/100 km. More details to be revealed later this month at the German motor show.

Alpina B6 Bi-Turbo Cabrio

Alpina B6 Bi-Turbo Cabrio

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