A relatively small station wagon with a 2-liter diesel under the hood, from 2009 – it doesn’t sound too extravagant. What did such a car deserve an individual rating on our website? The fact that it is a product of Alpiny-that is, the niche of manufacturing cars based on BMW.
Alpina Burkard Bovensiepen GmbH, headquartered in Germany’s Buchloe, in Bavaria, is not-contrary to popular belief-a tuner, but a definite car manufacturer. Cars of this brand are made manually on the basis of production models of bmw alpina for sale. And what is important-the company gives them a new body number, hence it is a new product, not a modification.
The small Manufactory, which has worked closely with BMW for 50 years, offers not only a revised design through distinctive multi-purpose wheels, spoilers and emblems, but also more powerful engines. Alpina cars are built primarily with performance in mind and even more driving joy than factory BMWs.
Presented copy, offered for sale in the company Cars Group Zdunek. Delivered since 2009 and has a mileage of about 262,300 kilometers.
The D3 BiTurbo is based on the BMW 3 Series in the Touring version of the E91 generation. The letter “D” in the title is interpreted here as Diesel, Dynamics and torque (C).: Scale). Diesel units were rarely modified by Alpine. At the factory, this 2-liter engine reached 120, 141, 161 or 175 horsepower.
After modifications Alpiny managed to squeeze out of it 214 HP at 4100 rpm. this is Achieved through the use of two turbochargers and changes in the software of the motor. The maximum torque occurs in the range of 2000-2500 rpm and is 450 Nm. However, 400 Nm is already available at 1500 rpm. Up to 3000 revolutions air in cylinders is trampled by one turbine, the second joins in a higher range of revolutions. The engine spins to a maximum of 5200 rpm, which for most diesel engines is an unattainable value.
The time that needs Alpina D3 BiTurbo in the wagon version to reach 100 km / h is 7.2 seconds, and the maximum can go 241 km / h. not Bad, as on diesel up to 10 years, the volume of 2-liter. The drive goes to the rear wheels through an automatic transmission Switch-Tronic 6 gear ratios, with the possibility of manual switching buttons on the steering wheel. As the manufacturer promises, the average fuel consumption is in the range of 5 to 7 liters per 100 kilometers. The engine complies with the Euro4 exhaust emission standard.
Yes, a customized copy in 2009 cost about 40,000 euros.