Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo Touring, World's Fastest Estate. Sometimes, the manufacturer's official tuning house still limits the performance of the modified car. Take for example AMG and M Divison. The standard model did change drastically into a malignant monster with a supercar equivalent performance. But they have their own limits and still leave a more extreme modification slit again.
Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo Touring, World's Fastest Estate. One of Germany's renowned tuners, Alpina, is a standard performance booster specialist version of the BMW brand. The selected path is in line with M Division. But Alpina is more independent, not even mention the BMW brand name in every car. Alpina Bimmer blend can be an exclusive option if BMW M is too market.
This modification house has a new weapon for the speedgoers. Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo Touring, which took the base of the BMW 5-series Touring , entered production stage and soon circulated this year for European and UK markets. The special of this car, believed to be the world's fastest station wagon.
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Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo Touring is accompanying the Bi-Turbo City car B5 that has been launched mid-2017. The second pacemaker of this car is the same, is a revised version of the BMW N63TU2 engine, a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8. Many modifications are made on the machine that is also used by BMW M5501 and 750i. So, not a machine just like M5.
Development carried out among them air flow through the intake system with a shorter path to the gas response more instantaneous. The standard double turbo is replaced with a special twin-scroll turbo placed between the cylinder walls. The pressure reaches 1.4 bar with minimal inertia.
The inlet and outlet diameters are widened to increase fuel flow, creating a wide, flat throttle curve and comfortable throttle response even in low engine speeds. Starting at 2,000 rpm, this engine has accumulated 670 Nm of torque. Then jumped up to 800 Nm ranging from 3,000 to 5,000 rpm. Power itself for 608 hp . Paired with 8-speed automatic transmission from ZF, acceleration 0-100 km / h only takes 3.5 seconds and top speed breaks 320 km / hour.
The propulsion takes advantage of BMW's four-wheel drive system. It was first applied in Alpina B5 as well as the latest BMW M5. The system continues to monitor various inputs to divide the torque forward or back. To bring the traditional sport character, 90 percent of the torque can be distributed to the rear wheels. For control and control in more difficult conditions, there is a limited slip differential connected with traction control as an option.
Other new features in Alpina B5, Active Rear Steering. This system allows a sharper steering response by turning the rear wheel opposite the front wheel to a 2.5-degree angle. Tongkrongannya was very cool thanks to the 20-inch Alpina lightweight rim wrapped Pirelli P-Zero tires.