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11. 2017 BMW Alpina B7

The 2017 BMW Alpina B7 is truly one of a kind from every angle. The exterior design reflects the B7’s breathtaking performance and luxurious comfort. From wood trim, hand finished leather and 44” of rear legroom, to elliptical twin tail pipes and 20 spoke aluminum wheels, the B7 will win your heart.

BMW’s xDrive ensures maximum traction in all situations and weather conditions. BMW’s Alpina line tunes the engine from original and specializes in the sportiness of the car. BMW’s M series completely modifies the engine, building it from scratch.  Oftentimes the M series loses some of its luxury because it is so focused on sport features. The Alpina perfectly combines both sport features and luxury, making the Alpina a better daily ride. Starting with a price tag of $137,000, the BMW Alpina B7 has 4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8 with 600 HP. And did I mention it can reach speeds of 193 MPH?

Compared to the Audi S8 Plus, the B7 has a slightly heftier price tag. To help make up for that price tag, the B7 comes standard with features such as:

  • Blind spot monitors
  • Wireless charging
  • Massaging front seats
  • Heads up display
  • Rear camera
  • Heated front and rear seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Panoramic moonroof

The Alpina B7 is winning in the standard features department but it doesn’t stop there. Integral Active Steering and 2-Axle Air Suspension are both awesome advanced features offered in the B7 that allow the wheels to turn a maximum of 3 degrees for effortless long distance cruising. Other highlights include a lightweight but steady design on its carbon core frame. It’s easy to see how the B7 continues dominating the Audi S8 on paper and out on the track.

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