Image comparison: BMW xDrive M760Li and BMW offer Alpina B7 bi-turbo around 600 HP in the environment of the 7 series G12, have some differences. A few months after the launch of the new BMW 7-series 2015 presented the two most exclusive and most precious versions of the luxury sedan. As well as the BMW xDrive M760Li are the new Alpina B7 bi-turbo at the Geneva car show 2016 celebrate its world premiere and compete directly against each other in the coming years. Both models are available only in the extended version of G12 and also only with all-wheel drive xDrive, strongest mainstay and at the same time the most powerful 7 G11 remains the 750i.
The latter is used as the basis for the BMW Alpina B7 G12, whose Triebwerk is based on the V8 Biturbo of the 750i / 750Li. Thanks to extensive modifications and massively improved cooling, Alpina get whopping 608 HP and up to 800 Newton metres of torque from the 4.4-liter eight-cylinder, which the Bachelor can trump even the M760Li marginal.
The first BMW M performance model of the 7-series nevertheless has significantly more exclusive drive, because the V12 bi-turbo is not only significantly greater with 6.6 liters of displacement and it is used only in the M760Li, as well as the ghost and Wraith Rolls Royce models. That maximum performance was in the vote of the engine not first and foremost, is located in this class on the hand - yet 600 HP and also 800 Newton meters are an announcement that impression even in the environment of the luxury class torque. The torque peak provides M760Li the BMW already at 1,500 rpm; the Alpina offers the same value in a range from 3,000 to 5,000 rpm.
The performance of the Alpina work claimed is winning on still front: accelerated according to the manufacturer the 2,110 kilograms Alpina B7 G12 in 3.7 seconds from 0 to 100, of the 145 kilograms heavier BMW M760Li requires two tenths of a second more. The reason for the significant extra weight is expected to be on the one hand the heavier V12 engine, but also in still larger standard equipment. Even at the maximum speed of the Alpina has just under the nose forward, he must quickly move up to 310 km/h. The BMW M760Li is at the latest at 305 km/h electronically limited.
So far only Alpina specifically expressed at the price, therefore at least 147.300 euro are due for the new B7. In the case of the BMW M760Li, there is still no specific price announcement, for fewer than 150,000 Euros the V12 7 will change but not the owners with security.