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powerful appearance powerful appearance … alpina bestows the bmw alpina b6 bi-turbo models a unique, powerful appearance, which emphasises the sporting character of these striking automobiles purposefully but discreetly. the convertible features a traditional soft-top which opens within seconds at the touch of a button, putting you into a mode of heightened sense of awareness - especially to the wonderful sound of the v8 exhaust note. the coupé appears concentrated and muscular, its stance and presence transport its eagerness to unleash its power in an extraordinary manner. pursuant to the tradition laid down by great coupés from buchloe, the bmw alpina b6 bi-turbo is no exception. in fact it represents the pinnacle of athleticism and performance in the alpina universe.
open air indulgence open air indulgence high-performance convertibles and coupés place special demands on their chassis – requiring distinct levels of comfort for easy cruising, safe and neutral light-footed agility handling at high speeds and for country road excursions. in order to do justice the to spectrum of bmw alpina b6 bi-turbo latest requirements, features this broad the electronic suspension technologies which meet even highest standards of sportiness and comfort. warm ambience, premium materials and the fulfilment of personal wishes guarantee well-being and comfort in the interior. the bmw alpina b6 bi-turbo – exciting details, modern aerodynamics, brilliant sound, dynamics and elegance – perfectly balanced.
first class performance and economy first class performance and economy the bmw alpina b6 bi-turbo is powered by a 4.4 litre v8 bi-turbo engine – known amongst aficionados as the embodiment of power, torque and refinement. it delivers 441 kw (600 hp) at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 800 nm at only 3500 rpm. two specifically constructed large diameter turbo- chargers operating in parallel are primarily responsible for achieving a high power and torque output over a very broad rpm range without sacrificing spontaneous throttle response at low rpm.
performance diagram performance and torque diagram bmw alpina b6 biturbo bmw alpina b6 biturbo 441 kw (600 hp) at 6000 rpm 800 nm at 3500-4500 rpm ) w k ( g e t t u p u o r e w o p 450 425 400 375 350 325 300 275 250 225 200 175 150 125 100 75 50 25 the comprehensive high-performance cooling system comprises an indirect inter-cooling system (air-to-water/water-to-air) with short intake tracts and increased inter-cooler flow. the systems excellent thermodynamic efficiency is guaranteed by a large- volume low temperature inter-cooler radiator, as well as two water- to-air intercoolers placed close to the engine. high-performance mahle pistons are designed specifically to deal with temperatures and pressures associated with up to 1.4 bar charging and the engine’s 10:1 nominal compression ratio. direct injection and valvetronic contribute to the bmw alpina b6 bi-turbo’s class- leading performance, emissions and economy in this segment: 9.4 - 9.6 l/100 km and 219 - 224 g/km co2 (combined cycle measured according to ece norm). 800 750 700 650 600 550 500 450 400 ) m n ( e u q r o t 350 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 7000 engine (rpm)
transmission transmission adapted and tested in co-operation with zf, the advanced switch-tronic 8-speed sport automatic transmission sets a new benchmark. with alpina’s philosophy the guiding credo, our engineers have spent thousands of development and test hours ensuring that no other sport automatic transmission comes close to providing this level of both comfort and performance. the blend of eight speeds and plenty of torque makes for unparalleled comfortable gear changes with no noticeable interruption to the delivery of power – only the accompanying acoustics and the rev counter provide the transmission. 800 nm of the bmw alpina b6 bi-turbo excels at cruising along at speed in a high gear at minimum rpm, benefiting both consumption and comfort. the workings of torque means feedback as to the innovative single-cylinder the fade-out enables super quick up-shifts which take just milliseconds. the advantages versus typical method of timing retardation are noticeably quicker shifts, improved thermo-dynamic efficiency due to reduced exhaust temperatures and lower fuel consumption. each upshift is accompanied by a deep back-pressure burble. the intelligent coupling of state-of-the- art engine and transmission technologies give the bmw alpina b6 bi-turbo stunning performance figures: 0-100 km/h in 4.2 seconds and a top speed of 330 km/h (convertible: 327 km/h).
exciting sportiness, relaxed comfort exciting sportiness, relaxed comfort to fulfil the seemingly contradictory demands for comfort, everyday usability and sports car like handling, the bmw alpina b6 bi-turbo is equipped with electronically-adjustable dampers (variable damper control) and active roll stabilisation (dynamic drive). this system has been artfully calibrated by alpina, and is tied into other system parameters controlling the steering assistance, dynamic featuring pronounced comfort+, comfort, sport and sport+ modes, the bmw alpina b6 bi-turbo transitions effortlessly from cultivated luxury to thorough-bred sportiness. torque cushioning and stability control system. light an suspension and the transmission make steering, ultracomfortable imperceptibly shifting bmw alpina b6 bi-turbo an ideal partner in stop- and-go traffic, when covering great distances or when encountering less than perfect road surfaces. yet at the touch of a button, this performance coupé will track through tricky corners and exciting sections of road with an agility and light-footedness like no other in its class. especially developed in cooperation between alpina and drexler motorsport, a mechanical limited-slip differential improves traction during dynamic driving and minimises slip by distributing torque and power to the wheel with the most grip. the operation of the limited slip differential is permanent and independent from other driving dynamic settings or systems.
a real highlight of the bmw alpina b6 bi-turbo is the lightweight exhaust system. developed in collaboration between alpina and akrapovic, it is made entirely from high-strength titanium. faithful to the guiding principle of ‘form follows function’, the entire system is laudable not only for its acoustics and appearance, but also for its weight-reduction of 45% and its detailed technical refinements. in interaction with the powerful engine, the exhaust system generates a backdrop of deep, sonorous eight-cylinder sound – powerful and sporty, but never obtrusive, due to intelligent, controllable exhaust valves. these offer the driver a special degree of influence over the sound experience, and can be controlled using the drive performance control.
classic craftsmanship meets modern technology classic craftsmanship meets modern technology the interior reveals the expected discreet touches that suggest the bmw alpina b6 bi-turbo’s exclusive pedigree. the standard equipment level is comprehensive: leather interior, versatile and adjustable comfort seats, an excellent navigation system with bluetooth hands-free device and ambient interior lighting all ensure the driver’s and passengers’ well- being. the hand-stitched lavalina leather switch- tronic steering wheel can be positioned exactly as needed to see the blue alpina gauges. the deep black alpina piano lacquer interior trim appears elegant and modern. also available is the alpina burled myrtle wood trim, a classic and just as exclusive alternative.
technical data t e ch nical data b m w a l p i n a b 6 b i t u r b o this is a translation of the original german brochure which fulfils the requirements of german law. all technical data in this brochure apply to the german market, additional international units of measure shown in the technical data for the purposes of information only. further information on specific fuel consumption and specific co2 emissions of new passenger cars is given in „leitfaden über den kraftstoffverbrauch, die co2-emissionen und den stromverbrauch neuer personenkraftwagen“ which can be obtained free of charge at all points of sale and from the 'deutsche automobil treuhand gmbh (dat), helmut-hirth-str. 1, 73760 ostfildern-scharnhausen‘. 1 the figures are determined using the prescribed measuring methods (ece-r 101 in its current version) 2 the figures quoted includes a 90 % tank filling, 68 kg for the driver an 7 kg for luggage. unladen weight applies to vehicles with standard equipment. dimensions coupé convertible length width height, unladen wheelbase track, front track, rear luggage capacity fuel tank, approx. mm mm mm mm mm mm l l 4894 1894 1375 2855 1594 1623 460 70 4894 1894 1371 2855 1594 1623 300-350 70 optional equipment may increase this figure. 3 eu-tyre label = fuel efficiency / wet grip / external rolling noise class. modifications and errors excepted. engine cylinders capacity bore stroke compression ratio max output at max torque at engine management fuel type emission classification cm³ mm mm : 1 kw (hp) rpm nm / lbs-ft rpm v8 90˚ 4395 89.0 88.3 10.0 441 (600) 6000 800 / 590 3500-4500 bosch mevd 17.2.h super plus / 98-octane euro 6 performance coupé convertible weight coupé convertible acceleration 0-100 km/h / 0-62 mph s 4.2 4.2 acceleration 0-200 km/h / 0-125 mph s 12.7 top speed km/h mph 330 205 12.9 max axle load: 327 203 front rear unladen (eu) 2 max permissible permitted load kg kg kg kg kg 1945 2320 2095 2430 450 410 1165 1225 1180 1315 transmission fuel consumption 1 coupé convertible wheels & tyres type 8-speed sport-automatic (zf 8hp70) with switch-tronic urban transmission ratios : 1 1st gear 4.71 5th gear 1.29 extra-urban 2nd gear 3.14 6th gear 1.00 3rd gear 2.11 7th gear 0.84 4th gear 1.67 8th gear 0.67 combined overall gear ratio reverse gear ratio final drive ratio :1 :1 7.0 3.32 2.81 co2 emissions combined co2 efficiency (germany) g /km 219 e l/100 km mpg 12.9 21.9 l/100 km mpg 7.4 38.2 l/100 km 9.4 mpg 30.1 13.2 21.4 7.5 37.7 9.6 29.4 224 e alpina classic 20” with michelin pilot sport 4 s: coupé: front eu-tyre label 3 rear eu-tyre label 3 convertible: front eu-tyre label 3 rear eu-tyre label 3 8.5 x 20” with 255/35 zr20 (97y) el e /a / 71 db 10 x 20” with 295/30 zr20 (101y) el c/a / 73 db 8.5 x 20” with 255/35 zr20 (97y) el e /a / 71 db 10 x 20” with 295/30 zr20 (101y) el c/a / 73 db