Alpina BMW B6 Bi-Turbo Gran Coupe Reviews
Once more the most recent creation from Alpina establishes new standards in regard to driving dynamics, esthetics and exclusivity. Moreover, the newest BMW Alpina B 6 Bi-Turbo Gran Coupe functions some consciousness increasing traits, breaking new floor and thrilling the perceptions in a particular manner.
Coupled with BMW's x-drive technology and also a functionality-oriented lay out of the all-wheel-drive system, this drive train provides extraordinary functionality.
Sophisticated electronic suspensor technologies like Dynamic Damper Handle (electronically-adjustable dampers) and Adaptive Push (active spin stabilisation) work jointly with the totally varying torque distribution of the all-wheel-drive system to realize really unbiased, agile driving dynamics which satisfy the greatest requirements on relaxation and showiness. Maximum grip, particularly on glossy road surfaces or in wintery climate make the B 6 Bi-Turbo Gran Coupe an ideal company in most conditions.
The primary 'four door Coupe' in the Alpina version lineup comes up as an elegantly stretched sportsman with strong lines. The BMW designers have achieved a masterpiece with ideal proportions.
Finest stuff function the realisation of private wants, distinctive paint finishes and distinctive wood interior trimming underscore the luxury and trendy setup of each B6 Gran Coupe. Elective relaxation attributes and networked info systems and motorist support enhance the substantial standard products on request.
Using a top velocity of 318 km/h the new B 6 Bi-Turbo Gran Coupe is definitely part of this circle, but it impresses similarly with its delicately balanced treatment and easy refinement.
Alpina BMW B6 Bi-Turbo Gran Coupe 2014
DRIVE - PURIFIED OPERATION, STRONG DELIVERY
Two turbochargers, each feeding among the two cylinder banks, with specially developed substantial diameter exhaust-turbines and various -casinges, let this motor configuration to accomplish a high-power and torque output over an extremely comprehensive rpm range and impulsive throttle response at low-RPM.
The high performance indirect intercooler system (atmosphere-to-water/water-to-atmosphere) with quick intake tracts and optimised air flow is made up of big-quantity low temperature intercooler and two motor-close intercoolers.
Unique MAHLE pistons are built to manage temperatures and pressures related with as much as 1.2 bar charging and also the motor's 10.0:1 token compression ratio. Wholly this set up creates a certain output of 90 kW (12 3 hp) per litre and also a mean overall compaction of 20.1 bar.
Direct injection and Valvetronic lend to the B 6 Bi-Turbo Gran Coupe's category-top consumption and emission amounts of simply 10.4 l/100 kilometers and 242 grams/km CO2 in the Joined cycle quantified according to ECE Norm.
TRANSMISSION - 8-PACE ALLROUNDER
Accommodated and examined in cooperation with ZF, the sophisticated Switch-Tronic 8-Pace Sport Automatic Transmission is absolutely tailored to the strength and torsion of the B 6 Bi-Turbo. It shines equally in relaxation and the areas sport, playing a principal function in infusing the B 6 Bi-Turbo Gran Coupe with Alpina common features.
In Automated (D) Change Mode the mixture of eight rates and a lot of torsion makes for superb smooth gear changes simply a torque converter can offer. In this Mode, expressly programmed for greatest relaxation, the B 6 Bi-Turbo Gran Coupe glides effortlessly and economically at low-RPM and large gears, providing unmatched cruising skill.
Utilizing the Athletics (S) Change Mode the transmission becomes much more dynamic, equipment changes are do quicker and suggestions becomes more immediate. The machine allows for multi-coincident downshifts in milli-seconds, hereby the transmission will jump several equipment depending on motor loads and rpm to pick the most favourable equipment for ideal acceleration.
The Guide (M) Change Mode provides the driver complete charge of the transmission. A special quality of the transmission applications in Handbook (M) Change Mode in conjunction together with the collection of Athletics, Athletics or DSC OFF Mode utilizing the Drive Encounter Control button is the de activation of the automated up-change function. In this means of procedure the transmission will contain the chosen gear around maximum rpm's (electronically restricted) and will perhaps not mechanically upward-shift into another gear. That is desired in specific driving circumstances, for instance during particularly dynamic driving on routes with numerous tight hairpin corners.
In conjunction together with the single cylinder fade out and Alpina unique applications alterations this removes the common reduced amount of torsion needed by the transmission as a way to upward-shift.
The all-wheel-drive system work the technical possibility of BMW's x-drive system and its own dynamic and sensible distribution of generate electricity which constantly and totally varying distributes torque between the front and back axle within milliseconds to get no more than control and grip.
The programing of the torque distribution administration system, which will be interconnected using the firmness control and motor management program, growths driving dynamics and agility noticeably - particularly under lateral acceleration and is operation-oriented - while preserving unbiased treatment. Besides permitting optimum grip under speed up by removing slide induced reductions, the system constantly tracks a broad array of sensory input signal - for instance steering angle, lateral acceleration, yaw angle and rate - to dole out torsion in order to reach maximum security in difficult conditions or when run into unexpected changes in road surface friction.
EXHAUST SYSTEM - PUREBRED, SONOROUS, LIGHTWEIGHT
The B 6 Bi-Turbo Gran Coupe comes with a complete stainless steel exhaust method with two Alpina logo elliptical twin tailpipes. The smoothness of the deep exhaust notice is outstanding but perhaps not intrusive. Active exhaust valves enable the balancing act between sensed dynamism and relaxation on extended journeys - the motorist can help determine the sound encounter utilizing the Drive Encounter Control button.
An elective high tech and large-power titanium exhaust program can be found as a choice. Developed in cooperation with Akrapovic, this lightweight exhaust method reaches a 4 5% weight-reduction when compared with chromium steel.
Alpina BMW B6 Bi-Turbo Gran Coupe
CHASSIS - DYNAMIC RELAXATION
This permits the motorist to alter the chassis and suspension options definitely between Comfort , Comfort, Athletics and Athletics utilizing the Drive Encounter Control button.
The Alpina unique calibration of stabilisers and dampers is tied in to other program parameters including throttle reaction, equilibrium management, steering support and torque distribution.
Stiffer springs and raised front wheel camber together with the 20" staggered wheel and tyre set up result in-direct steering reaction and exact handling despite the preferred Drive Encounter Management setting.
OUTSIDE and LAYOUT - SOPHISTICATION MEETS PRACTICAL AERODYNAMICS
Although esthetics play a principal part, model and the look of the outdoor parts is additionally subject to stringent aerodynamics assumptiones. The leading spoiler with incorporated, somewhat forwards placed splitter steeres more atmosphere over and around somewhat than beneath the car thus stabilising the frontend at large rates. The pattern of the leading spoiler ensures the successful flow of adequate atmosphere to several radiator modules of the operation cooling system, including inter cooler, water and oil. Special NACA atmosphere channels in front of the under-body suck chilly atmosphere towards the high performance brake method quantifying 374 millimeters front and 345 mm back. Jointly up lift is considerably reduced by the front and back spoiler to virtually zero.
INSIDE and GEAR - EXCLUSIVE CRAFTSMANSHIP
The B 6 Bi-Turbo Gran Coupe functions a really complete, relaxation-orientated variety of normal gear. This contains but isn't restricted to leather upholstery, electrically tailored relaxation seats with seat heating system, navigation system with Blue Tooth cell phone groundwork and ConnectedDrive technologies, LED fog lights and xenon headlights.
Naturally, no-limits are put in the private preferences and desires of our clients. From Your paint work to the interior wood fascia to the color and detailing of the upholstery - every thing offered by the considerable BMW and Alpina more and gear variety is accessible. Rarely does a BMW Alpina abandon Buchloe without utilizing the nearly limitless personalisation alternatives provided by the Alpina Manufaktur. Our doctrine orders the client can design their own individual inside - created by experienced craftsmen in our leather workshop.
2014 BMW 6-Series Alpina B6 Bi-Turbo Coupe - Exterior Walkaround - 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show
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