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2024 BMW Alpina B8 Gran Coupe Colors – Initial reactions regarding the 2022 BMW Alpina B8 were like those of a street urchin interacting with a person in society. In the case of a Dickens novel, it is likely that the next chapter will involve being taken in from the Alpina or taking its purses. Fast, Artful Dodger, this vehicle may appear heavy due to wealth, however, it’s got fast moves.
You’ll have to be incredibly annoyed to not be slightly impressed with Alpina’s interpretation of BMW’s 8-series Gran Coupe. Alpina has been a long-time partner with BMW is taking the tensile, muscly car that is a beast and relaxing it. This is what Alpina is famous for changing BMW’s finest by adding a bit of sparkle here, a little of torque there, and, most importantly with the B8, providing the B8’s more comfortable ride.
Alpina’s modifications to the outside of the B8 are minimal. The car has more air intakes on the front, an oblique front-facing black diffuser as well as a sexy decklid spoiler, joined to the Alpina badge that is affixed to the trunk. The tires and wheels are exclusive to Alpina and come with 20 spokes with a standard size of 21 inches covered in special Pirelli tires specifically designed for the Alpina. For those who are more worried about weather conditions than control, wheels of 20 inches that have all-season tires are available. The thin-spoked wheels is a four-piston Brembo brake calipers that are brilliant cobalt blue. They are able to clamp 15.6-inch wheels in front, and 15.7 inches at the rear.
The B8 utilizes an identical engine to the BMW M850i. It’s a twin-turbo 4.4-liter V-8 engine but with Alpina’s unique tuning. It has 612 horsepower and 590 pounds-feet of torque The Alpina is only five horsepower shy of M8 Competition, but 37 pounds-feet more powerful in the torque department. It’s in line with the goal of the tuner it’s not meant to compete with BMW’s offerings in terms of performance, but to help make the performance seem more natural.
Alpina claims that a journey from 0 to 60 mph will take 3.3 minutes and B8 is capable of cruising at speeds of up to 200 miles per hour. We’ve tested the smaller M8 Competition Gran Coupe has reached 60 speeds within 2.7 seconds. So, take the estimates of Alpina as moderate. The engine behind the V-8 is the eight-speed ZF auto transmission that is again featuring Alpina’s tuning for an emphasis on seamless acceleration. The shift modes change to adjust the shifting points and responses; setting everything to Comfort can make it difficult to remember you’re driving with a shift at all.
We could not check the speed claim at top speed while conducting errands. Nurburgring unfortunately was not on our route to the nearby Target However, the stoplight’s scoot speed can be enough to stay ahead of the other cars so that you can get the ideal parking place. (Make the parking spot big as this is an enormous car.) In Sport setting, there’s an incredible slowing of this power, which could fool a driver who is impatient to think that it is a speedy vehicle. Be patient, dear. Wait for it to pass. After you return back home, you’ll see the entire toaster strudel you’ve bought toaster strudel on the opposite part of the trunk away in the same spot you put the toasters.
The most common complaint about high-performance sedans, particularly the M8 Competitions is the ride quality. It seems that gone are the days of large luxury vehicles that could float on the road with a cushion for the driver and the passengers. The B8 is a throwback to its past. It’s still an able partner in a stretch of road that is windy, but it comes with an all-wheel drive and a limited-slip differential, steering on the rear axle, and anti-roll bars active to help keep it straight and directed toward the correct direction. The best way to use the B8 is to use it as meant to be used, to add a touch of class to boring commutes as well as comfort on long drives. It’s an exquisite location to enjoy your time. So why would you want to leave it in a hurry?
If you were a backseat passenger, you’d probably be less enthusiastic about a longer time within the BMW 8. While the ride is as comfortable but the seats at the back are much smaller and their bottoms are cut with an angle that appears elegant as you walk through the door. However, being in them is similar to falling into the seat of an old Rattan outdoor chair. In order to exit, you may need assistance. The front seat is the ideal location to be in, spacious for both the passenger and driver as well as plenty of silky, fragrant leather for rubbing, particularly the ridiculously heavy steering wheel. It also has plenty of tea-room style such as the absurd but stunning cut-crystal knob for the shifter and the infotainment dial with facets. You’ll want to rub an elegant champagne flute to the dial.
Do not be blinded by the glitter though. The interior looks nice and you can find luxury leather and glass-like features in the Genesis at only a third of the B8’s $140,895 base price. It’s nearly 8005 over BMW’s M8 Competition Gran Coupe, and many of the issues that we had regarding other 8-series vehicles are applicable to the Alpina too. One of the biggest is that when you consider that the car is priced at $140,000, BMW charges extra for upgrading the stereo system and driving assistance package.
If you’re a buyer who has already shopped for the M8 but isn’t keen to take a painful drive for the ultimate quick four-door, then the B8 offers the best alternative. Alpina isn’t the only manufacturer of B8s and neither does intend to. The company is seeking the right customer person who has already fallen in love with the Gran Coupe’s design and style but is looking for more power, luxury, and clarity. 2024 BMW Alpina B8 Gran Coupe Colors
- Dravit Grey Metallic
- Tanzanite Blue II Metallic
- Aventurin Red Metallic
- Frozen Pure Grey Metallic
- Frozen Tanzanite Blue Metallic
- Green Metallic
- Alpine White
- Carbon Black Metallic
- Black Sapphire Metallic
- Mineral White Metallic
- Sunset Orange Metallic
- San Remo Green Metallic
- Skyscraper Grey Metallic
- Blue Metallic
- Fiona Red/Black
- Ivory White
- Ivory White/Night Blue
- Ivory White/Tartufo
- Night Blue/Black