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Compare Alpina B8 Gran Coupe vs Alpina B5 E60 [B5]

Reviews

Neo score
80%
79%
Pros
  • Good performance
  • Good interior
  • Superb engine performance
  • Exceptional styling
Cons
  • AWD
  • Hunchback sedan marketed as "coupe"
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Price

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Variants

B5
B5 S

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
440 L / 15.5 cu-ft
520 L / 18.4 cu-ft
Engine Oil Capacity
11.1 L / 11.7 qt
Fuel Capacity
68.0 L / 18.0 gal
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
425 kg / 937 lbs
540 kg / 1190 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs, 395 mm
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs, 398 mm
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Tire Size
Front wheel tires: 245/35 ZR21 96Y Rear wheel tires: 285/30 ZR21 100Y
245/35R20, 285/30R20
Turning Circle
12.6 m / 41.3 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Coupe
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
135 mm / 5.3 in
Size | Height
1428 mm / 56.2 in
1468 mm / 57.8 in
Size | Length
5092 mm / 200.5 in
4841 mm / 190.6 in
Size | Width
1932 mm / 76.1 in | 2137 mm / 84.1 in (mirror unfolded)
1846 mm / 72.7 in
Track Width | Front
1623.0 mm / 63.9 in
1566.0 mm / 61.7 in
Track Width | Rear
1666.0 mm / 65.6 in
1574.0 mm / 62.0 in
Weight
2175.0 kg / 4795.1 lbs
1720.0 kg / 3792.0 lbs
Wheel Size
Front wheel rims: 8.5J x 21 Rear wheel rims: 10J x 21
Wheelbase
3023 mm / 119.0 in
2888 mm / 113.7 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
3.4 sec
4.7 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
3.3 sec
4.5 sec
CO2 Emission
254 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.31
Fuel Economy
11.1 L/100km / 21.2 MPG (combined) | 15.8 L/100km / 14.9 MPG (urban) | 8.4 L/100km / 28.0 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
324.0 km/h / 201.3 mph
314.0 km/h / 195.1 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6d-ISC-FCM
Euro 4
Engine
N63B44T3
H1
Engine | Bore
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
92.0 mm / 3.6 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.5:1
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
621.0 hp / 463.1 kW @ 5500-6500 rpm
500.0 hp / 372.8 kW @ 5500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
141.3 hp/L / 2.3 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
800 Nm / 590.0 lb-ft @ 2000-5000 rpm
700 Nm / 516.3 lb-ft @ 4250 rpm
Engine | Type
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic Switch-Tronic
Automatic

Production

Availability
2021
2005 ~ 2008
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