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Compare BMW M5 Touring E61 vs Alpina B5 Touring G31 [B5 Bi-Turbo]

Reviews

Neo score
84%
80%
Pros
  • Double-wishbone suspensions all-around
  • Glorious S85 NA V10 engine
  • Rather smart design
  • Double-wishbone + multi-link suspension setup
  • Elegant yet modern styling
  • Lots of power and torque
Cons
  • Very high fuel consumption
  • Poor engine reliability
  • Bad SMG automated manual transmission
  • Manual transmission available only in NA
  • Succumbed to AWD nonsense
  • Same engine (roughly) as the F11 B5 Touring

Price

Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

B5 Bi-Turbo
B5 Bi-Turbo LCI

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
500 L / 17.7 cu-ft ~ 1650 L / 58.3 cu-ft
570 L / 20.1 cu-ft ~ 1700 L / 60.0 cu-ft
Engine Oil Capacity
9.3 L / 9.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
535 kg / 1179 lbs
560 kg / 1235 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Double-wishbone
Multi-link
Tire Size
255/40 R19, 287/35 R19
255/35 R20, 285/30 R20
Turning Circle
12.4 m / 40.7 ft

Construction

Body Style
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon

Dimensions

Size | Height
1512 mm / 59.5 in
1466 mm / 57.7 in
Size | Length
4855 mm / 191.1 in
4956 mm / 195.1 in
Size | Width
1846 mm / 72.7 in
1860 mm / 73.2 in
Track Width | Front
1590.0 mm / 62.6 in
1611.0 mm / 63.4 in
Track Width | Rear
1588.0 mm / 62.5 in
1596.0 mm / 62.8 in
Weight
1880.0 kg / 4144.7 lbs
2050.0 kg / 4519.5 lbs
Wheel Size
8.5J x 19, 9J x 19
8.5J x 20, 10J x 20
Wheelbase
2880 mm / 113.4 in
2975 mm / 117.1 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
4.8 sec
3.6 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.6 sec
3.4 sec
CO2 Emission
348 g/km
241 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.32
Fuel Economy
14.6 L/100km / 16.1 MPG (combined) | 21.7 L/100km / 10.8 MPG (urban) | 10.5 L/100km / 22.4 MPG (highway)
10.4 L/100km / 22.6 MPG (combined) | 14.7 L/100km / 16.0 MPG (urban) | 7.9 L/100km / 29.8 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
325.0 km/h / 201.9 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1800 kg / 3968 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Euro 6
Engine
S85B50
N63M50
Engine | Bore
92.0 mm / 3.6 in
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
12.0:1
10.0:1
Engine | Displacement
5.0 L / 305.1 cu-in / 4999.0 cc
4.4 L / 268.2 cu-in / 4395.0 cc
Engine | Power
507.0 hp / 378.1 kW @ 7750 rpm
608.0 hp / 453.4 kW @ 5750-6250 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
101.4 hp/L / 1.7 hp/cu-in
138.3 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
75.2 mm / 3.0 in
88.3 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
520 Nm / 383.5 lb-ft @ 6100 rpm
800 Nm / 590.0 lb-ft @ 3000-5000 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V10 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine
Transmission | Gears
7-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic Switch-Tronic

Production

Availability
2007 ~ 2010
2017 ~ 2020
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