The facelifted, uprated 613bhp Alpina XB7 has arrived
0-62mph in 4.2 seconds, then into the crusher five seconds later…
And yet, this exists. This is the facelifted Alpina XB7. And you will have Opinions.
We know it wasn’t exactly trying to improve on a Monet or Manet (how confusing is that, by the way?) but the XB7 might actually look worse than the BMW it’s based on.
Anyway, like the previous XB7 it sits on the V8-engined X7. With added mild-hybrid gubbins that one is now called the M60i (it used to be the M50i) and as standard it’s a 4.4-litre twin-turbo unit that makes 523bhp.
In the Alpina though, there’s a new exhaust, a new ECU and a performance cooling system that ups power to 613bhp and torque to 590lb ft. The result is 0-62mph in 4.2 seconds and a top speed of 180mph.
So, those Opinions. The box is below, and do try to keep them clean...
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