bmw alpina b4 s bi-turbo edition 99 manufacturer of exclusive automobiles
time for an alpina time for an alpina in 1965 burkard bovensiepen founded alpina. a company passionately committed to the development and production of exceptional automobiles. automobiles for connoisseurs seeking superior driving performance, luxurious interiors and a discreetly sporty exterior design. elegant understatement has always characterised alpina products, a philosophy that remains unchanged to this day. for over 50 years, alpina has been a small antithesis to the automotive mass market. many sensational bmw alpina automobiles, both on the road and on the racetrack, can be categorised as automotive milestones. alpina looks back on a long tradition of exclusive, limited edition models manufactured in very low numbers - all of which represent something extraordinary to this day. without exception, these automobiles are highly sought after amongst collectors, enthusiasts and sport drivers all over the world. continuing this tradition, the edition 99 was created based on the latest bmw alpina b4 s bi-turbo models. strictly limited to 99 units, it is available both in convertible and coupé versions, the latter also being offered with all-wheel drive*. andreas bovensiepen florian bovensiepen *bmw alpina b4 s bi-turbo edition 99 coupé all-wheel drive only available in left-hand drive.
explosive explosive to litre state-of-the-art 3.0 leading. extraordinary driving performance class thanks straight-six cylinder bi-turbo engine with direct injection. in combination with the lightweight titanium exhaust system developed exclusively for the edition 99 in cooperation with akrapovič, the engine produces 332 kw (452 hp) and a class leasing torque of 680 nm. accelerating in just 3.9 - 4.3 seconds* the edition 99 models have a top speed of 303 - 306 km/h*. from 0 to 100 km/h technology, aesthetics and emotions. made entirely of titanium, the exhaust system achieves a weight saving of 7 kg and delivers a thoroughbred, sonorous soundtrack. the hand-welded double-ended tailpipes have a beautiful matt titanium surface finish. fuel consumption combined: 9.2 – 9.1 l/100 km* and 209 – 207 g/km co2**. *coupé 4.2 s / 306 km/h; coupé all-wheel drive 3.9 s / 303 km/h; convertible 4.3 s / 304 km/h.**fuel consumption and co2 emissions measured according to currently valid regulation (eu) 715/2007.the disclosed fuel consumption and co2 emissions are measured according to wltp (worldwide harmonized light-duty vehicles test procedure) and converted to nedc (new european driving cycle) for comparison purposes.
athletic athletic keeping in character. the coupé features a substantially revised alpina sport plus suspension for pronounced agility and driving dynamics. body reinforcements both at the front and rear increase torsional stiffness significantly for direct chassis response and feedback. auxiliary stabilisers with increased spring rates as well as new, stiffer connecting links further push the dynamic envelope and reduce body roll. handling precision and turn-in are improved markedly while maintaining neutral, well balanced self-steering properties. springs, bushings and accompanying these measures is a revised programming of the electronically adjustable damper software. the result? pure driving pleasure! the convertible convinces with a subtle mix of sporting genes, ride comfort and finely balanced handling for delightful driving experiences.
fast fast spoiled for choice. the high power output of the edition 99 models is transmitted to the rear axle by means of a zf 8-speed sport automatic trans- mission with alpina switch-tronic, which caters to both relaxed and comfortable or pronounced dynamic driving styles. the coupé is also available with all-wheel drive (left-hand drive only) - this distributes output smoothly and in milliseconds between the front and rear axles for increased traction and performance. fully variable both rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive can be optionally combined with a limited slip differential. the mechanical, torque-sensing differential, which is handmade in motorsport quality, improves traction for exampling when cornering dynamically by inhibiting wheel spin through the distribution of torque to the wheel with the highest grip. overall, the limited slip differential leads to a significant and perceptible increase in driving dynamics, much to the delight of particularly sporty drivers.
progressive progressive craftsmanship on board. focussed and purposeful – the coupé features electrically adjustable, multicontour clubsport seats offering superior lateral support. the exclusive upholstery design combines leather merino black seat outers with alcantara anthracite seat centers for maximum seating comfort and sportive aesthetic.
exclusive exclusive small details, great pleasures. exclusive equipment, finest craftsmanship and high-quality details charac- terize the edition 99 interior. as an alternative to the elegant alpina piano black with edition 99 insignia either alcantara anthracite or carbon leather interior trim are optionally available. a striking edition 99 feature are all new switch- tronic shift paddles in black matt, machined from solid aluminum. thanks to their ergonomic shape, they can be operated over a wide range of hand positions. the hand finished alpina lavalina sport leather steering wheel features stitching to match the exterior paintwork. all floor mats and the boot mat are hand finished with leather edging in black. both the engine and the passenger compartment feature brushed stainless steel production plaques with limited edition numbering.
stylish stylish typically alpina, yet wonderfully different. the edition 99 is instantly recognisable by its pro- gressive, dynamic appearance and special design features. in combination with exclusive exterior paintwork options such as grigio medio and fire orange, the black high-gloss trim elements create distinct, modern design accents. alpina classic 20” forged wheels finished in ferric grey underline the sporty aesthetics of the edition 99. request, upon two exclusive alpina deco-set options in black matt or blue matt provide a subtle contrast resulting a nuanced, independent exterior design. the exterior paintworks, to
refined refined luxurious and elegant – the convertible comes with extended leather merino upholstery in black, gold brown, cashmere beige, nutmeg or opal white. it includes a black leather instrument panel and upper door panels as standard. additionally the seat side panels and seatbacks are also hand in leather merino resulting in a very lavish interior. finished
power power the generous power output of the 3.0 litre straight-six cylinder engine with direct injection and valvetronic is derived from the alpina-specific bi-turbo charging concept. the state-of-the-art engine delivers 332 kw (452 hp) between 5500 and 6250 rpm.
torque torque the exceptionally high torque of 680 nm is available over a very wide plateau from 3000 to 4500 rpm. the drivetrain impresses with phenomenal “midrange pulling power”, meaning performance is playfully available at all times – a central characteristic of the alpina typical driving experience. bmw alpina b4 s edition 99 332 kw (452 hp) @ 5500-6250 u/min 680 nm @ 3000-4500 u/min ) w k ( g e t u p t u o r e w o p 340 320 300 280 260 240 220 200 180 160 140 120 100 80 60 40 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500 4000 4500 5000 5500 6000 6500 7000 engine (rpm) 700 650 600 550 500 450 400 350 ) m n ( g e e u q r o t
keyfacts interor trim • piano black with "edition 99“ insignia in silver, optionally available in alcantara anthracite or leather carbon shadow line • black high-gloss production plaque • in the engine and passenger compartement, with limited production number deco-set • optionally in black matt or blue matt with "edition 99“ insignia seats / upholstery • coupé: multicontour clubsport seats in leather merino / alcantara convertible: sport seats in luxurious leather merino with extended equipment model designation • alpina lettering and model name in black high-gloss exhaust system • made by akrapovič, titanium, lightweight
keyfacts shift paddles • • steering wheel all new switch-tronic shift paddles in black matt, machined from solid aluminum hand finished alpina lavalina sport leather steering wheel features stitching to colour-match the exterior paintwork aditional equipment • headlining anthracite (coupé) hifi loudspeaker system instrument panel in leather • design accents • alpina classic 20“ front grille and surrounds in black high-gloss forged aluminum lightweight wheels finished in ferric grey • suspension (coupé) auxilary springs, bushings and stabiliers with increased spring rates for more precise handling and feedback • dampers (coupé) adaptive alpina sport plus suspension with revised electronically adjustable dampers • brake system powerful brake system with sport brake discs • chassis (coupé) body reinforcements both at the front and rear increase torsional stiffness significantly
heritage design heritage design unconventional in appearance. based on the design of successful historic bmw alpina racing cars of the 70s, it is possible to combine the exterior paint- work fire orange with a heritage design option. hereby selected body panels (bonnet, roof, boot) are to create a standalone two-tone colour design, supple- mented by ferric grey alpina classic 20” wheels. in anthracite automotive wrap finished
colourful colourful colourful trends and tradition. the edition 99 is available in five selected exterior paintworks. in addition to classic alpina blue, the striking colours grigio medio and fire orange are sure to make a statement. in addition, sapphire black and mineral white are also available. in combination with the black high- gloss trim elements, as well as the optional deco-set in black matt or blue matt, these paintwork options provide plenty of scope for personalising your very own design while simultaneously preserving the edition character. p7e fire orange iii uni p6u grigio medio uni x06 alpina blue met. a96 mineral white met. 475 sapphire black met.
technical data technical data bmw alpina b4 s biturbo edition 99 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 fuel consumption and co2 emissions measured according to currently valid regulation (eu) 715/2007. the disclosed fuel consumption and co2 emissions are measured according to wltp (worldwide harmonized light-duty vehicles test procedure) and converted to nedc (new european driving cycle) for comparison purposes. depending on your country, vehicle related taxes or other duties may be based on fuel consumption and co2 emissions data which differs from that shown here. 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 4640 mm length 1825 width mm 1373 height, unladen mm wheelbase 2810 mm track, front mm 1552 (1551) 1576 track, rear mm 445 luggage capacity l fuel tank, approx. l 60 4640 1825 1380 2810 1552 1576 220-370 60 optional equipment may increase this figure. 3 eu-tyre label = fuel efficiency / wet grip / external rolling noise class. data in ( ) for all-wheel drive. coupé with all-wheel drive only available in left-hand drive. modifications and errors excepted. engine cylinders in line capacity bore stroke compression ratio max output max output at max torque max torque at rpm engine management (bosch) fuel type emission classification cm³ mm mm :1 kw (hp) 1/min nm / lbs-ft 1/min 6 2979 84.0 89.6 10.2 332 (452) 5500 - 6250 680 3000 - 4500 mevd 17.2 g super plus euro 6d-temp performance acceleration 0-100 km/h / 0-62 mph acceleration 0-200 km/h / 0-125 mph top speed km/h / mph coupé convertible weight 2 coupé convertible 4.2 s (3.9 s) 4.3 s 13.6 s (13.4 s) 15.2 s 306 (303) 304 unladen (eu) kg max permissible kg permitted load kg 1690 (1755) 2135 (2200) 520 max axle load: front rear max trailer load: braked unbraked kg kg kg kg 1030 (1090) 1150 1700 (1800) 750 1915 2300 460 1075 1260 1700 750 transmission fuel consumption 1 coupé convertible wheels & tyres 3 type 8-speed sport-automatic (zf 8hp70) with switch-tronic urban 1 l/100 km 12.1 (12.3) 23.3 ( 23.0) mpg transmission ratios :1 1st gear 4.71 5th gear 1.29 2nd gear 3.14 6th gear 1.00 3rd gear 2.11 7th gear 0.84 4th gear 1.67 8th gear 0.67 extra-urban 1 l/100 km mpg 7.3 (7.4) 38.7 (38.2) combined 1 l/100 km mpg 9.1 (9.2) 31.0 (30.7) overall gear ratio reverse gear ratio final drive ratio :1 :1 7.0 3.32 2.81 co2 emissions combined g/km 207 (209) co2 efficiency (germany) f (e) alpina classic 20“ with michelin pilot sport 4 s: front eu-tyre label 3 rear eu-tyre label 3 8 x 20” with 245/30 zr20 (90y) xl e/a / 71 db 9 x 20“ with 265/30 zr20 (94y) xl e/a / 71 db 12.1 23.3 7.3 38.7 9.1 31.0 207 e