BMW Alpina B7
BMW Alpina B7 will get new iDrive controller, interior features and systems will be updated and smertphone integration is better now. Also, safety systems are improved with pedestrian detection feature and cruise control system. The BMW B7 is top of the class model from BMW factory, and everyone would love to have this car. With luxurious interior and powerful engine, it is worth of its price, which starts at around $120.000 for base models. Full size luxury sedan has excellent handling so all drivers will be delighted with it.
BMW Alpina B7 engine
Under the hood of the BMW Alpina B7 is twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 that produces 540 hp and 538 pound-feet of torque. Drivetrain is paired with 8-speed automatic gearbox, while manual control is available with buttons mounted on the steering wheel. Rear-wheel drive comes standard while xDrive AWD system is available as optional. This powertrain has average mpg rate set at 16/25 for city and highway which makes 19 mpg combined. All-wheel drive models takes 1 mpg less.
BMW Alpina B7 redesign
Top of the class BMW Alpina B7 is equipped with latest tech features. Luxurious and performance in one, this is dream vehicle for every car lover. However, not to be offered in single model, BMW launches it with short and long wheelbase and with rear and all-wheel drive system. Xenon headlights and 21-inch tires highlight luxury from outside. Exterior features parking sensors, heated mirrors and power trunk lid. Inside, we have heated steering wheel, sunroof for more enjoy, rear and side sunshades, four-zone automatic climate control and premium leather upholstery. Driver seat in BMW Alpina B7 is 14-way and heated. Infotainment system contains rearview camera, Bluetooth connectivity, navigation system and 10-speaker Harman Kardon surround-sound audio system.
BMW Alpina B7 price and competition
Base models of the BMW B7 have price tag at $130.000. Higher end models with AWD system installed are more expensive, and depending on packages and equipment, BMW B7 could cost up to $135.000. Luxury sedan will find its competition in Audi S8 and Jaguar XJR, while Mercedes still tops this segment with its S63 AMG version. Upcoming Porsche Panamera is also one of the cars to watch.