German Car of the Year 2021

The BMW ALPINA B3 was awarded ‘German Car of the Year 2021’ (GCOTY) in the category ‘Performance’ .

“We are very proud to have been able to convince the ‘German Car of the Year’ jury as well as the readers of the magazine ‘sport auto’ with our current model portfolio“, says ALPINA Managing Director Andreas Bovensiepen.

German Car of the Year 2021 A German based, international jury of 18 car journalists chooses the best cars in five categories every year. The most powerful BMW ALPINA B3 of all time prevailed against 21 competitors (e.g. Ferrari Roma, Porsche 911 Turbo S) and was awarded ‘German Car of the Year 2021’ in the category ‘Performance’. “The BMW ALPINA B3 offers a fine balance of travel comfort and exciting driving dynamics”, states the jury.

Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions*
BMW ALPINA B3: Fuel consumption NEDC correlated combined 9.9 l/100 km / 28.5 mpg, CO2 emissions NEDC correlated combined 228 g/km, Efficiency category F (Germany), fuel consumption WLTP combined 10.9 l/100 km / 25.9 mpg, CO2 emissions combined 247 g/km.
*Stated fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are measured pursuant to EU Regulation 715/2007 in its applicable version. For more information see