The company Alpina Automobiles presented the “charged” crossover XB7 Alpina – the most powerful model in its lineup.
As the name implies, the machine is based on the BMW X7 and is equipped with a petrol unit – in this case the 4.4-liter “byturbulence”.
Also the crossover modified chassis, gearbox, powerplant, in addition to the updated interior.
Crossover Alpina XB7 built on the BMW X7 M50i with a 4.4-liter V8 biturbomotor capacity of 530 horsepower (750 Nm torque).
Specialists Alpina change the turbo to a larger increase boost pressure and optimize the cooling system, which leads to increase in power to 621 horsepower (800 Nm of torque).
From 0 to 100 km/h XB7 accelerates half a second faster the source is 4.2 seconds. Up to 200 km/h in 14.9 seconds. Top speed is electronically limited at around 290 km/h vs 250 km/h at X7 M50i.
“Byturbulence” is associated with an 8-speed automatic Alpina Switch-Tronic, which is a box 8HP76 from ZF with the original software and a new torque Converter. On the rear axle Alpina XB7 mounted differential with electronic control of lock level.
Pneumocylinders “circle” allow you to vary the ground clearance between 40 mm. Have XB7 there is an active suppression system rolls, the steering wheel 3 and the rear profile mechatronics: Comfort, Sport and Sport+.
Front set of Brembo brakes with discs measuring 395×36 mm fixed 4-piston calipers, rear rotors 395×36 mm and floating caliper. For a fee you can order perforated discs and heat-resistant pads.
Visually, Alpina XB7 differs from the related BMW X7 front bumper with enlarged air intakes and a “floating” inscription Alpina rear diffuser with slight ribs and 23-inch wheels Alpina Classic 20-spoke c (“base” 21-inch). The Pirelli tyres were developed specially for the model.
The interior of the crossover is decorated with crystal iDrive rotary switch, digital dashboard Live Cockpit Professional, branded graphics, decorative moulding CraftedClarity of glass. Optionally available-trimmed seats leather Lavalina, although the default is padding Merino as on X7.
In Germany Alpina XB7 costs from 155 € 200. So, BMW X7 M50i will cost 115 400 euros.