The 540 HP BMW Alpina xDrive B6 Gran Coupe Is The Baddest Gran Coupe

I look around, I see lots of Gran Coupes these days. 4-Series. 6-Series. Heck, there's probably more in the pipeline. But which one is the baddest Gran Coupe of all? The Alpina xDrive B6 Gran Coupe, that's what. And it's here in the flesh at the New York Auto Show. » 4/16/14 12:34pm 4/16/14 12:34pm

2015 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe Is A 198 MPH Blue Monster

Say what you will about the logic of the BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe's existence, but it's actually rather beguiling in person. Alpina does a good job of making faster BMWs with blue gauges, so that's promising for the 2015 Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe. » 3/04/14 8:00pm 3/04/14 8:00pm

BMW ALPINA B3 GT3. Munich Motor Works. Dubai, UAE

Hearing that Munich Motor Works in Dubai had an Alpina in stock didn’t really come as much of a surprise. As an independent workshop specializing in German marques – and an authorized DINAN Performance Centre capable of turning your ‘mild’ BMW M5 into a 700+hp beast – the occasional product from Alpina Burkard… » 6/18/13 10:39am 6/18/13 10:39am

Alpina Makes An SUV, China Wants Electric Handouts, And Chrysler…

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 3/08/13 9:00am 3/08/13 9:00am

This Little Alpina BMW Makes Hybrids Look Stupid

We find it entertaining that Consumer Reports just started to realize there is no replacement for displacement, while auto makers claim we should chop off our right foot if we want better fuel economy. But instead of laughing, we present you the solution. » 2/06/13 1:40pm 2/06/13 1:40pm

2002tii Touring, 2002ti Alpina Restore Our Faith In Bavaria

Though they were never inexpensive (the base 2002 sold for about the same price as a loaded Impala), BMWs were once small and uncomplicated. Here's a pair of 2002s you might like. » 3/29/09 3:30pm 3/29/09 3:30pm

News Flash: Wealthy Middle Easterners Love Fast Supercars

With both the demand and price for oil way the hell up in the stratosphere, it seems that people in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) countries have a lot of extra money. They also happen to love F1 and hot European cars that can go 200 mph. So, they're buying them in record numbers. Kuwait is now the biggest market… » 6/15/07 10:15am 6/15/07 10:15am