"Hattrick" at sport auto award
The readers of Germany’s prestigious sport auto magazine voted the BMW ALPINA D3 Bi-Turbo the most sportiest diesel for the third time in a row - holding of the competition in the category “Production Diesels” and defending the title since 2014!
The petrol sibling, namely the BMW ALPINA B3 Bi-Turbo also garnered third place in the category “Production Saloon/Estates up to € 100.000”.
The sport auto readers’ choice awards have been awarded by the Motorpresse Stuttgart for the 24th time. The awards have developed into an industry barometer, almost 17.000 readers took part in this year’s polls to identify the sportiest production and tuning automobiles.
Photo: Kristian Sen, Head of Methodology and Application at ALPINA Development Powertrain, receiving the „Sportiest Diesel“ award on October 13, 2016, in Fellbach.
Award winners from left to right: Kristian Sen (ALPINA); Franciscus van Meel (BMW M); Dirk Häcker (BMW M); Dr. Michael Ising (BMW)
BMW ALPINA D3 Bi-Turbo: 6.3 – 6.0 l/100 km (urban), 5.2 – 4.9 l/100 km (extra-urban), 5.6 – 5.3 l/100 km (combined), CO2 emissions combined 147-139 g/km, Efficiency category B (Germany)
BMW ALPINA B3 Bi-Turbo: 10.8 – 10.2 l/100 km (urban), 6.4 – 6.1 l/100 km (extra-urban), 8.0 – 7.6 l/100 km (combined), CO2 emissions combined 186 - 177 g/km, Efficiency category D (Germany)