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Compare BMW M3 F80 [MT] vs Alpina B5 E60 [B5]

Reviews

Neo score
79%
79%
Pros
  • Aggressive styling
  • Down to great 3.9s 0-100kph time
  • Good power output from an I6
  • Superb engine performance
  • Exceptional styling
Cons
  • Limited by MacPherson strut suspensions
  • Drivetrain a bit too aggressive
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

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Variants

MT
DCT
Competition MT
Competition DCT
CS
B5
B5 S

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
480 L / 17.0 cu-ft
520 L / 18.4 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
13.9 L / 14.7 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
6.5 L / 6.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
60.0 L / 15.9 gal
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
580 kg / 1279 lbs
540 kg / 1190 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
255/40 ZR18 95Y, 275/40 ZR18 99Y
245/35R20, 285/30R20
Turning Circle
12.2 m / 40.0 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
120 mm / 4.7 in
Size | Height
1424 mm / 56.1 in
1468 mm / 57.8 in
Size | Length
4671 mm / 183.9 in
4841 mm / 190.6 in
Size | Width
1877 mm / 73.9 in | 2037 mm / 80.2 in (mirror unfolded)
1846 mm / 72.7 in
Track Width | Front
1579.0 mm / 62.2 in
1566.0 mm / 61.7 in
Track Width | Rear
1603.0 mm / 63.1 in
1574.0 mm / 62.0 in
Weight
1520.0 kg / 3351.0 lbs
1720.0 kg / 3792.0 lbs
Wheel Size
9.0J x 18, 10.0J x 18
Wheelbase
2812 mm / 110.7 in
2888 mm / 113.7 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.3 sec
4.7 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.1 sec
4.5 sec
CO2 Emission
204 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.34
Fuel Economy
8.8 L/100km / 26.7 MPG (combined) | 12.0 L/100km / 19.6 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (highway)
12.3 L/100km / 19.1 MPG (combined) | 18.6 L/100km / 12.6 MPG (urban) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
314.0 km/h / 195.1 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6
Euro 4
Engine
S55B30
H1
Engine | Bore
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
92.0 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.2:1
9.0:1
Engine | Displacement
3.0 L / 181.8 cu-in / 2979.0 cc
4.4 L / 268.4 cu-in / 4398.0 cc
Engine | Power
431.0 hp / 321.4 kW @ 5500-7300 rpm
500.0 hp / 372.8 kW @ 5500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
144.7 hp/L / 2.4 hp/cu-in
113.7 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
89.6 mm / 3.5 in
82.7 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Torque
550 Nm / 405.7 lb-ft @ 1850-5500 rpm
700 Nm / 516.3 lb-ft @ 4250 rpm
Engine | Type
Twin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Automatic

Production

Availability
2014 ~ 2020
2005 ~ 2008
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