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Compare Alpina B5 F10 [B5 Bi-Turbo] vs Alpina B5 E60 [B5]

Reviews

Neo score
84%
79%
Pros
  • Wonderful styling
  • Lots of power (higher than M5 in LCI form)
  • No AWD nonsense
  • Double-wishbone + multi-link suspension setup
  • Superb engine performance
  • Exceptional styling
Cons
  • Reliability question
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Price

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Variants

B5 Bi-Turbo
B5 Bi-Turbo LCI
B5
B5 S

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
520 L / 18.4 cu-ft
520 L / 18.4 cu-ft
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
590 kg / 1301 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
Double-wishbone
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
255/35 ZR20, 285/30 ZR20
245/35R20, 285/30R20

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Size | Height
1469 mm / 57.8 in
1468 mm / 57.8 in
Size | Length
4905 mm / 193.1 in
4841 mm / 190.6 in
Size | Width
1860 mm / 73.2 in
1846 mm / 72.7 in
Track Width | Front
1599.0 mm / 63.0 in
1566.0 mm / 61.7 in
Track Width | Rear
1599.0 mm / 63.0 in
1574.0 mm / 62.0 in
Weight
1920.0 kg / 4232.9 lbs
1720.0 kg / 3792.0 lbs
Wheel Size
8.5J x 20, 9.5J x 20
Wheelbase
2968 mm / 116.9 in
2888 mm / 113.7 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.5 sec
4.7 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.3 sec
4.5 sec
CO2 Emission
221 g/km
Fuel Economy
10.5 L/100km / 22.4 MPG (combined) | 15.0 L/100km / 15.7 MPG (urban) | 7.9 L/100km / 29.8 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
319.0 km/h / 198.2 mph
314.0 km/h / 195.1 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

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
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
92.0 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
9.2:1
9.0:1
Engine | Displacement
4.4 L / 268.2 cu-in / 4395.0 cc
4.4 L / 268.4 cu-in / 4398.0 cc
Engine | Power
540.0 hp / 402.7 kW @ 5200-6250 rpm
500.0 hp / 372.8 kW @ 5500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
122.9 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in
113.7 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
88.3 mm / 3.5 in
82.7 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Torque
730 Nm / 538.4 lb-ft @ 2800-5000 rpm
700 Nm / 516.3 lb-ft @ 4250 rpm
Engine | Type
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2011 ~ 2013
2005 ~ 2008
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