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Alpina представила четирехдверка B6 xDrive Gran Coupe

На автосалоні в Нью-Йорку 2014 німецьких фірм Alpina презентувала власний варіант четирехдверка B6 Gran Coupe на базі повнопривідної модифікації «шістки» 650i xDrive в даному типі кузова.

Фахівці Alpina доопрацювали 4,4-літровий турбований мотор V8 під капотом BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe, збільшивши його віддачу із стандартних 450 до 540 л.з., при цьому піковий крутний момент виріс з 650 до 730 Нм. Трансмісія для моделі — виключно восьмідіапазонний автомат.

Тепер Aplina B6 Gran Coupe прискорюється з місця до сотні за 3,9 секунди (на 0,6 сек. швидше базової BMW 650i xDrive), а максимальна швидкість без обмежувача на 250 км / ч досягає вражаючі 319 кілометрів на годину.

Зовні нова Альпіна Б6 Гран Купе хизується фірмовими 20-дюймовими багатоспицевими колісними дисками, переднім сплітером, спойлером на кришці багажника, чотирма патрубками випускної системи і дифузором. А в салоні авто отримало накладки на пороги і ексклюзивну обробку.

Ціна Aplina B6 Gran Coupe в Штатах стартує з позначки в 118 225 доларів, що на на $ 2 300 дорожче 560-сильною версією BMW M6 Gran Coupe, яка в розгоні до сотні поступається Альпіне 0,3 сек.

Alpina B6 Gran Coupe 2016

На автосалоні в Чикаго 2015 компанія Alpina представила оновлену четирехдверка B6 xDrive Gran Coupe 2016 модельного року, засновану на базі рестайлінгової версії даної моделі. Зовнішніх змін автомобіль отримав мінімум — трохи підправлені решітка радіатора і бампера, а також світлодіодна головна головна оптика і новий капот.

У салоні БМВ Альпіна Б6 Гран Купе 2016 все залишилося як раніше, зате по частині техніки є про що розповісти. Виробник провів невелику ревізію в підвісці, встановивши більш жорсткі пружини і перекалібрувати амортизатори зі стабілізаторами. Але головне — під капотом.

Там залишився 4,4-літровий V8 з двома турбокомпресорами, але нові впускний колектор і корпус повітряного фільтра дозволили збільшити віддачу з 540 до до 600 л.з., а максимальний обертовий момент виріс з 730 до 800 Нм. Тяга, як і раніше, передається на всі колеса за допомогою 8-діапазонного автомата.

Тепер з місця до сотні BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe 2016 прискорюється за 3,7 секунди (-0,2 сек.), А максималка досягає 322 км / ч проти 319 раніше. Прийом замовлень на новинку в США почнеться в березні, а перші клієнти отримають машини влітку 2015 го. Ціни поки не оголошені.

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BMW M6 Gran Coupe Competition Package vs ALPINA B6 Gran Coupe

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BMW has just released a new box of goodies for its M6 Gran Coupe in the form of a Competition Package. With said package, the M6 ​​s 4.4 liter TwinPower V8 will get a power boost to 600 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque. It s not as if the standard M6 Gran Coupe was a slouch in the speed department, but a little extra power never hurt anyone. With the extra ponies under the hood, the M6 ​​Gran Coupe is able to rocket to 60mph in 3.9 seconds.

If you thought that the competition package contained just a few extra horses, you d be wrong. The Competition Package also gives the M6 ​​Gran Coupe a more tuned chassis, stiffer springs and dampers and thicker, but lighter, anti-roll bars. The Competition Package also gets rid of the rubber bushings in the subframes, so they are connected, metal to metal, to the chassis.

This gives a greater feeling of control and connection through the chassis, though does give up a little bit of ride comfort to do so. Also, the Active M Differential has been tuned to allow greater corner exit, the steering has been revised as well as the M Dynamic Mode for the DSC (Dynamic Stability Control) all to create sportier handling. It also comes with 20 «wheels and black chrome exhaust tips. It s all very nice, indeed.

What I like most about the Competition Package for the M6 ​​Gran Coupe is that it isn t just a go-faster package. Because there already is an extremely fast version, in the ALPINA B6 xDrive Gran Coupe. Whereas the ALPINA is more of a luxurious, albeit extremely fast, version of the 6 Series Gran Coupe, the M6 ​​GC Competition Package is more hardcore, focusing more on driving dynamics above all else. Don t get me wrong, the ALPINA B6 Gran Coupe isn t a barge in the corners, but it s less hardcore than the Competition Packaged M6 GC.

The ALPINA B6 xDrive Gran Coupe is essentially a 650i Gran Coupe xDrive, but the engine has been tuned to also give it 600 horsepower. However, the ALPINA betters the M6 ​​GC in torque, to the tune of 590 lb-ft. This allows the B6 to nail 60mph in 3.6 seconds, besting the M6 ​​even with the Competition Package. It s also the fastest accelerating ALPINA in history. So the ALPINA is definitely faster than the M6 ​​GC, but with its ultra-luxurious cabin, all-wheel drive and 8-speed automatic (versus the M6 ​​GC s 7-speed DCT), it s a bit more relaxed as well. It s more of a luxury-lined cruise missile than a hardcore performance car.

Both are excellent cars with more power than one would ever need. They are both incredibly fast and luxurious and also expensive. The Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe starts at $ 117,300 while the M6 ​​starts life at $ 116,200. No word yet on the cost of the Competition Package, but I m ​​assuming it won t be cheap. The ALPINA B6 may seem like the better deal, being that it also has all-wheel drive and more luxuries, but I think it depends on the demands of the customer. If someone wants a cruise missile with leather seats, then the ALPINA B6 xDrive Gran Coupe is their car. But if they want a sidewinder missile with leather seats, the the M6 ​​Gran Coupe Competition Package is the right car.

2015 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe First Test

Need to go 198 mph with a Roundel emblem on your nose? Here’s your rig. Yes, the second product offering from BMW’s luxury-performance satellite operation, Alpina, ranks as the fastest car BMW currently sends to the States, presuming you do not opt ​​for the buzz-killing all-season tires, and the 130-mph limiter that comes with them. Alpina, to refresh your memory, is a privately owned manufacturer that develops highly tuned variants of BMW 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 Series models (plus X3, and X5) assembled in BMW factories using Alpina parts, then assigned new Alpina VIN numbers for sale around the globe.

Here in the U.S., however, we have the choice only of the 6 Series Gran Coupe (B6, wxDrive AWD only) and 7 Series (B7, with either wheelbase or driveline). American-spec Alpinas retain their BMW VINs and are technically available from any dealer.

The boutique manufacturer produces and prepares many of the parts that go in its cars, and performs final assembly work on all 1500 (or fewer) cars it sells per year in the Bavarian hamlet of Buchloe (say BOO and the girl’s name Chloe). Many of those parts are pretty similar to the ones going into the B7, including the heavily reworked 4.4-liter twin-turbo engine, which gets larger (46.5mm) Garrett turbos blowing 17.4 psi boost and an Alpina-designed air-to-water-to intercooler system. Slightly different exhaust packaging frees up 2 more lb-ft of torque for total output of 540 hp at 5500 rpm and 540 lb-ft at 3000 rpm. The eight-speed transmission gets Alpina Switch-Tronic tuning and steering-wheel buttons like the ones Alpina pioneered in тисяча дев’ятсот дев’яносто три. (All Alpinas are automatics these days.) The standard xDrive all-wheel drive is programmed for slightly more rear torque bias.

The suspension geometry is altered slightly, with almost a degree more negative camber in front to ensure neutral handling with the big, staggered-fitment 20-inch wheels and tires. The variable damping control is also programmed to provide greater contrast between Comfort and Sport modes. Brakes are borrowed from the 760i (14.7-inch rotors front, 13.6-inch rear), and feature giant single-piston units at all four corners. Company CEO Andreas Bovensiepen explains that, while less suited to withstanding the rigors of racing, these binders are quieter and actuate more smoothly, and hence better suit Alpina’s GT luxury mission. NACA ducts under the nose keeps the fronts nice and cool.

From the outside the Alpina B6 is distinguished by several aerodynamic flourishes, all of which are functional and serve to maintain zero lift at the front and back, all the way up to 198 mph. Bovensiepen points out that downforce could have been created, but at too much cost in drag (the B6’s 0.34 Cd is up from the 650i GC’s 0.29). Helping to achieve this (and ensure proper cooling) are a unique splitter that helps send 10 percent more air over the top of the body, and a rear spoiler and diffuser. Other exterior cues include Alpina-only blue and green colors and the signature Alpina 20-spoke wheels, complete with their tricky valve stems concealed under the locking center cap. (A hollow spoke connects to the tire.) Inside there are blue-faced gauges, Alpina floor mats, a plaque, a choice of Alpina-inlaid myrtle (red) or piano black woodgrain, Alpina sill plates, and the Switch-Tronic steering wheel stitched with blue and green threads. Nearly all BMW Individual and regular production options are also available.

The price for all of this: $ 118,225. That’s exactly $ 700 more than a (RWD) M6 Gran Coupe, $ 10,800 more than a Mercedes CLS63 AMG S, and $ 12,498 pricier than the Audi RS 7. But all of those are comparative commodity cars relative to the 200-300 (at most) Alpina B6s that will arrive here, so you’re not nearly as likely to see yourself coming and going. Unless you live in SoCal, where cars of this ilk invariably end up.

During our drive of the new B6, we managed to find a billiard-table flat, smooth, straight B-road and stretched the Alpina’s legs, measuring a 4.0-second dash to 60 mph en route to a quarter-mile run of 12.2 seconds at 115.6 mph. That’s a half-second quicker and 4.2 mph faster in the quarter than our last 650i Gran Coupe xDrive and a tenth ahead of an M6 cabrio. (We’ve yet to sample an M6 GC.) The AWD Mercedes and Audi are quite a bit quicker (11.6 seconds at 121.8 mph and 11.6 at 120.4, respectively). Stopping and cornering are also quite respectable for a car that’s not intended to spend much time on racetracks: 108 feet from 60 mph and 0.92g (identical figures to the 650i GC); the more overt hot rods manage 101-105 feet and 0.93-0.98g.

From the helm, the Alpina is pretty special, and it feels very much of a piece — a holistically improved car, not at all «tuned.» The engine makes a very low, remote rumble that seems distinct from those of related 650i and M6 cars, and manual downshifts often provoke delightfully remote-sounding backfires. Those little steering wheel buttons feel funky compared with the traditional paddles and they’re completely out of reach when grasping the steering-wheel ears at 10 and 2, but they function just fine. It was tough to discern the heightened difference between ride quality in Sport and Comfort modes on the smooth Bavarian and Tyrolean byways we sampled, but the big wheels tiptoed more gently than expected over the few imperfections we spotted and aimed for.

Does anybody need to go 198 mph? Probably not. But plenty of folks need a car so gorgeous it makes their knees all wobbly, and a tiny subset of those folks will want to be assured they have the only one on their block. They’d better act quickly, as 140 of the yearly allotment of maybe 300 has already been committed.

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