Bmw Alpina is German serial model specializing in the production of small series of elite cars based on other BMW models. The production factory is located in the town of Buchloe, where experts of Bmw Alpina make modifications on the entire BMW lineup, releasing approximately 600 exclusive cars per year. They receive body and engine of other BMW model and then manually assemble it. Externally, specific differences between originals and modifications are sometimes not visible except mandatory changes such as, Bmw Alpina brand alloy wheels, updated front and rear spoilers, and branded nameplates. However, all top managers together with all specialists of Alpina are high qualified and concentrated on better suspension, engine and cabin design.
In 1971, Bmw Alpina convinces BMW to create a lightweight version of BMW 3.0 CS in order to remain successful in motorsports but BMW offer Bmw Alpina to manufacture this novelty by itself. For exterior design for this project, Bovensiepen chose classic Alpina 20-spoke wheels.
In September 2003, introduced its own version of roadster BMW Z4, and as always, the specialists offered unique tuning version unlike other companies. Three-liter six-cylinder engine installed on BMW Z4 by the manufacturer replaced by the same upgraded engine whose volume is 3.4-liter, and power of 300 HP. With the new motor, stylish Roadster of Bmw Alpina accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.3 seconds, while its top speed is 265 km/h. Moreover, if you order the model with rigid removable roof, Bmw Alpina Z4 could be driven up to 270 km/h.
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