For the first time, the sports car manufacturer Alpina dares the combination of diesel engine and Cabriolet. The cost comes in the form of the new D4 Bi - Turbo Cabriolet. But do not worry, as a coupe is the power diesel and of course to have. Even in the current BMW 3 Series Alpina Diesel transformation for real enthusiasms provides. Now 4p and 4p Cabrio benefit of the 3.0 - liter twin-turbo diesel engine, the Alpina brings by optimizing the intake ducts, a new exhaust manifold and a modified software to 350 hp and 700 Newton meters of torque (standard 435d xDrive: 313 hp and 630 Newton meters ).
Change as opposed to the 435d models from BMW equipped with rear-wheel drive Alpina D4 Bi - Turbo models the transitions using an optimized version of the eight-speed sports automatic transmission and create the zero - to - 100 - km / h sprint in 4, 6 ( coupe ) and 5.0 seconds ( convertible). The speed limits are at 278 and 275 km / h. Alpina promises to a standard consumption of 5.3 or 5.9 liter diesel. A sports suspension with electronically adjustable dampers and matched springs, auxiliary springs and stabilizers to provide the typical Alpina style balance between sportiness and comfort even in the diesel - 4's.
The new D4 Bi - Turbos are visually immediately recognizable as Alpinas. They stand on the classic 19 - inch multi-spoke wheels, get to the obligatory spoiler and a small rear spoiler. In the interior, new sill plates, floor mats, emblems in the seats, blue deposited instruments and a hand-stitched steering wheel indicate the Buchloer origin. The launch of the D4 Alpina Bi - Turbo models is due in January 2015. The D4 Bi - Turbo Coupe costs at least 58,600 euros, the first Alpina convertible with diesel engine is to have from 64,800 euros . ( sw )