2015 Alpina B5 Edition 50 review

Anniversary edition of Alpina’s hot 5 Series gets 591bhp and can hit 204mph. Is it now a match for a Panamera Turbo?

The B5 Edition 50 is Alpina’s birthday present to itself – and to a select band of its customers. Buoyed by its best-ever sales figures – over 1700 units worldwide in 2014 – the family firm of engineers and hand-crafters from Buchloe in Bavaria has ramped up the performance of its take on the BMW 5 Series.A revised induction system and a higher-capacity fuel pump take the regular B5 Biturbo’s twin-turbocharged 4.4-litre V8 from 532bhp up to 591bhp – …read more

Source:: Autocar