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Beginning. Alpina is the company dealing with car tuning BMW. It was founded in 1965 by Burkard Bovensiepen in Bavaria, in southern Germany. Her full name is: Alpina Burkard Bovensiepen GmbH.
Company cars can be purchased at BMW showrooms and repair of its services. Alpina tuning is not just about changing the interior and equipment. Also modified the engine power and improve its performance are. Alpina vehicles have a 20-inch aluminum wheels, "Alpina Blue". Typical colors used in the interior are blue and green, the company previously used the orange and black. Each car receives reworked metal plate with the number. This is evidence of his originality. In comparison to standard cars BMW Alpina models are more luxurious facilities, higher engine torque and power and the automatic transmission.
Contribution to the automotive industry. The company has developed a system of one valve (mechanical fuel injection with throttle Kugelfischer per cylinder). This solution is decorated with the company logo on the left side. On the right is shown the crankshaft. With the invention of the system, from the late 70s Alpina is recognized by the German TUV (Technical Monitoring Association) for the car manufacturer, not just their tuner.
Alpina has produced many successful cars, but one of the best recognized as a model B12 5.0 in 1990. This car has pięciolitrowy twelve-cylinder with 350 hp. Included in the scope include: electronically adjustable seats with memory three settings, anti-theft system, leather lined interior, digital temperature indicators of oil, dual-zone air conditioning, built-in antenna in the rear window. Other well-known models are: Alpina Roadster V8 (produced on the basis of the BMW Z8, the motor power of 381 HP) or Alpina B10 V8 S (based on BMW 5 Series, with an engine output of 375 hp).
Today. Today, the company produces the following models: Alpina D3 Bi-Turbo (is based on BMW E90/E91/E92), Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo (based on the BMW E90/E91/E92/E93, Alpina (based on the BMW 5 Series) , Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo (based on the BMW 7 Series). cooperation with BMW is of great importance for the company. Alpina thus can more easily find buyers for their cars and stay in business. largest markets for companies outside Germany are United Kingdom, Japan and the Middle East. employs about two hundred people. In 2007, the first time the production reached 1,400 units per year.
Trivia. Alpina has quite a rich history of competing in touring car racing. The car's sat blades drivers such as Niki Lauda and Derek Bell. In 1987 and 1988 Alpina took part in the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft), the German Touring Car Championship. At the end of 2007, the company announced a return to racing with a model based on the Alpine B6S. Provided for losses in the FIA GT3 European Championship and the ADAC GT racing series Masters. Tires. BMW Alpina offers enhanced and modified the standard BMW models. Amplified models require efficient braking and good traction. That is why the tires offered in the BMW Alpine are never less than 17 inches. Sample sizes of tires available in the BMW Alpine: 235/40 R17 (B3), 225/40 R18 (B3), 245/40 R20 (B12), 235/40 R18 (B10), 245/40 R19 (B5), 255 / 35 R21 (B7 Sedan E65).