Doha, Qatar – The new BMW ALPINA B7 Bi-Turbo has made its entry into the Qatar market. Alfardan Automobiles, the exclusive BMW Group importer in Qatar, has introduced the class-leading luxury sedan in BMW showrooms across the country, bringing together the highest standards of performance, precision dynamics and comfort.
Commenting on the arrival of one of the most powerful models in the range, Mr. Ihab Allam, General Manager of Alfardan Automobiles, said: “The BMW ALPINA B7 Bi-Turbo is extraordinary on all levels, with elements that offer a heightened sense of luxury, agility, comfort and output. Designed to perform exceptionally under all conditions, this new model will appeal to Qatar’s discerning automotive connoisseurs.”
The classic ALPINA design underpins the elegant and athletic appearance of the new BMW ALPINA B7 Bi-Turbo, blending form and function to offer optimum driving stability, smooth transitions, and lightness in handling, whilst creating a sleek and elegant silhouette.
Offering refinement, luxurious ambience and comfort, the interiors of the BMW ALPINA B7 Bi-Turbo features an extensive range of standard equipment including high-end Nappa leather, comfort seats, a leather-covered instrument panel, ceramic applications on selected control elements and soft close doors. To enable effortless driving the vehicle also features full-colour Head-Up Display, rear view camera, the latest BMW navigation, communication and infotainment systems. The full-colour digital instrument panel in LED technology featuring an exclusive ALPINA design can switch from a classic look featuring round instruments with blue background and red needles in the Comfort Mode to the Sport Mode, a more dynamic design with blue and green drag indicators and a focus on primary information.
In addition, exterior design elements including symmetrically-placed front and rear spoilers; adaptable BMW kidney grille that reduces aerodynamic drag and maximises cooling, 20-inch ALPINA CLASSIC wheels, ALPINA sports exhaust system, exclusive paint finishes in ALPINA Blue metallic and ALPINA Green metallic, emphasize power and performance.
The cutting-edge BMW engine technology and intensive development work by ALPINA has also raised output to 447 kW (608 hp) between 5,750 and 6,250 rpm, with a maximum torque of 800 Nm available from 3000 rpm. Powered by a 4.4 litre 8-cylinder engine with Bi-Turbo charging, petrol direct injection and Valvetronic, the new model, with all-wheel drive accelerates in just 3.7 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h, reaching a top speed of 310 km/h.
Featuring the most advanced suspension technology, BMW ALPINA B7 Bi-Turbo retains the unparalleled long-distance cruising comfort of its predecessor while sharpening agility, handling and lateral dynamics to be commensurate with the enhanced power output. The Driving Dynamics Control button helps to adjust the various parameters, including height control, to facilitate a comfort or sport-orientated chassis set-up. A new generation of the excellent 8-Speed Sport Automatic Transmission with ALPINA SWITCH-TRONIC, also contributes to an exceptional driving experience in all conditions.