Even though you buy the BMW M8 for the power, performance, and sportiness, sometimes you want that car to be a comfortable sedan to drive.
This is where the BMW Alpina B8 Gran Coupe comes in. Most of your driving is going to be done away from the track and between the lines and having a big car that’s more comfortable while remaining sporty can be the perfect way for you to have the drive you desire.
The Alpina Answer to the BMW Quandary
The Alpina team has been adding tuning and presence to many of the BMW models that are tuned and offered under this name. The B8 will be added to the models offered which include the B7 and XB7 which give you upgraded and impressive driving qualities. Let’s take a look at how this specialized BMW M8 is created.
The Power is Recreated the Right Way
This Alpina model makes use of a 4.4-liter bi-turbo V8 engine that produces 612 horsepower and 590 lb.-ft. of torque for the drive. This put the B8 in a place where only the traditional M8 is the only BMW 8 Series model that out-powers the Alpina model. This engine makes use of an impressive eight-speed automatic transmission to send power to all four wheels. These wheels are all 21-inches in size and offer special 20-spoke specially designed wheels for the drive.
Added Comfort is Available for the Drive in this Specialized BMW M8
You won’t see it, but this BMW has improved front struts, Eibach springs, and reinforced sway bars. You’ll also find a mechanical limited-slip differential on the rear axle to give you the smooth drive you’re looking for. Feel the benefits of the Integral Active Steering system which turns the rear wheels to give this car more agility during your ride on the road.
More Control for the Drive in this Amazing B8 Alpina
This BMW M8 model gives you an amazing set of Brembo brakes to give you the stopping power needed and the control you want during your drive. The front wheels use 15.6-inch discs and 15.7-inch models in the rear. These brakes make this car take the drive you want and offer you the controls that can be perfect whether you’re on the track or simply driving around on open country roads.
The area that Sets this Car Apart from the Others
The new B8 Alpina model is much different from the BMW M8 in the cabin. You’ll find an iDrive controller with a laser-etched Alpina logo, illuminated door sills, special trim pieces, and a hand-finished leather steering wheel. To truly appreciate the upgrades to the interior of this car, you need to step inside and take it for a drive.
How can you get behind the wheel of the BMW Alpina B8 Gran Coupe? Ask your local BMW dealer when this car will be available for you to take it for a test drive. This new model is expected to begin arriving this summer to give you the big and powerful car you want to drive.