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204 mph ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo Edition 50

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ALPINA is celebrating 50 years of their company by creating 50 special saloons and 50 coupes, as was unveiled in a press release issued today. These cars are based on the B5 Bi-Turbo and the B6 Bi-Turbo, respectively. Each vehicle comes with an exclusive handcrafted “Edition 50” body and trim.

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The V8 powering the vehicles is rated at 600 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque, making it the most powerful road car they have ever crafted. This massive power can get the cars from 0-62 mph in just 4.2 seconds, with a top speed of 204 mph. When compared to the standard B5 Bi-Turbo, there is an additional 60 hp and 52 lb-ft found underneath the hood.

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“Edition 50 is the ultimate expression of the ALPINA values,” said ALPINA GB brand manager Matthew Stripling in the press release. “It combines very high levels of long-term comfort with superb performance that is available from low engine speeds, making it effortlessly fast. Add the deep base soundtrack and the feeling of bespoke luxury, and you have a highly engaging car that offers a unique set of attributes for the discerning enthusiast.”

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Inside, the Edition 50 is laid with black leather and Forest Green quilting, complemented by yellow and black stitching. A special ‘1965-2015’ metal emblem can be found on the seat backs, while each car’s edition number is displayed on a plaque on the center console and also on the keyring.

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Those ordering the car will be able to choose ALPINA Green, ALPINA Blue, or a bespoke Edition 50 Sepia for their finish. Prices for the car start at around £86,850 (approx. $129,000 USD).

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