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Compare Alpina B3 E90 [B3 Bi-Turbo] vs Alpina B5 E60 [B5]

Reviews

Neo score
68%
79%
Pros
  • Rather good styling
  • Lots of power and torque
  • Improved transmission
  • Superb engine performance
  • Exceptional styling
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • May not be the most reliable performance compact executive sedan
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Price

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Variants

B3 Bi-Turbo
B3 Bi-Turbo All-Wheel-Drive
B5
B5 S

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
450 L / 15.9 cu-ft
520 L / 18.4 cu-ft
Fuel Capacity
63.0 L / 16.6 gal
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
445 kg / 981 lbs
540 kg / 1190 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
245/40 R18ZR, 265/40 R18ZR
245/35R20, 285/30R20

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Size | Height
1422 mm / 56.0 in
1468 mm / 57.8 in
Size | Length
4545 mm / 178.9 in
4841 mm / 190.6 in
Size | Width
1817 mm / 71.5 in
1846 mm / 72.7 in
Track Width | Front
1500.0 mm / 59.1 in
1566.0 mm / 61.7 in
Track Width | Rear
1513.0 mm / 59.6 in
1574.0 mm / 62.0 in
Weight
1645.0 kg / 3626.6 lbs
1720.0 kg / 3792.0 lbs
Wheelbase
2760 mm / 108.7 in
2888 mm / 113.7 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.8 sec
4.7 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.6 sec
4.5 sec
Fuel Economy
9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (combined) | 14.1 L/100km / 16.7 MPG (urban) | 7.3 L/100km / 32.2 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
285.0 km/h / 177.1 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 5
Euro 4
Engine
H1
Engine | Bore
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
92.0 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.4:1
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
360.0 hp / 268.5 kW @ 5500-6000 rpm
500.0 hp / 372.8 kW @ 5500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
120.8 hp/L / 2.0 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
500 Nm / 368.8 lb-ft @ 3800-5000 rpm
700 Nm / 516.3 lb-ft @ 4250 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged multi-port injected petrol inline-6 DOHC 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
Automatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2007 ~ 2013
2005 ~ 2008
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