1986 Alpina B7 Turbo Is A Real Treat, But Will Cost You As Much As A New M3

Long before BMW started selling Alpina vehicles at select dealerships, Alpina was the world’s leading aftermarket tuner for all things BMW, much like Ruf to Porsche and in the 1980’s, one of its finest models was the B7 Turbo.

The B7 Turbo was typically based around 528i and 535i models but the following example, up for sale on Bring a Trailer, is reported to be one of just four examples actually built around an E28-generation M5.

Power for the classic super sedan comes from a 3.5-liter inline-six engine that has been paired with a large K27 turbocharger. That’s enough of an engine to deliver approximately 320 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque, making the car still quite potent to this very day.

This B7 initially resided in Germany but was imported to Canada 13 years ago with 137,000 km on the odometer. It has now covered 203,000 km (about 126,000 miles) and despite retaining its original paint, appears to be in remarkably pristine condition. Even the seats and interior surfaces look incredibly fresh despite the vehicle’s age.

At the time of writing, the auction had just over 3 days left with the highest bid sitting at $64,000 USD.

PHOTO GALLERY

  • jaykit
  • Tumbi Mtika

    I’ll take it. I wouldn’t buy a new M3 anyways with the Giulia around.

  • Bash

    Love it, I would take it!

  • Howstar

    *people don’t buy new M3s they lease them for 4 years and 10s of thousands, then give them back, repeat.
    This would be an investment

  • cool

Audi RS5 Sportback Stands Out In California With Peridot Green Paint

The unusual paint scheme of this RS5 Sportback actually comes from Porsche’s catalogue .

Blown Tire Causes Terrifying Head-On Crash

The blowout caused the semi driver to lose control and hit a Kia Ceed head-on.

Researchers Target Tesla Model 3 In Spoofing Attack, Get It To Turn Off The Highway

Navigate on Autopilot appears to be susceptible to GPS spoofing attacks.

Porsche Planning Run Of Retro-Inspired Special Editions

The first Heritage Design model will be launched next year and be based on the 911.

Ferrari’s P80/C, SP3JC And Monza SP2 Coming To Goodwood

Ferrari will also bring along seven race cars driven by F1 legend Michael Schumacher.

BMW M4 GT4 Slams Into Pit Wall After Being Blinded By Flying Hood

Even the BMW driver’s pit crew found the incident to be quite funny, .

This South African Has Built A Sauber-Mercedes C9 Replica

Powering this Sauber-Mercedes C9 replica is a twin-turbocharged 3.2-liter V6.

2019 Mercedes-Benz G550 Is A Very Good Excuse Not To Buy The AMG G63

In short, if you can afford the new G-Wagen, buy it, you won’t regret it.

FCA’s Uconnect Market Lets You Make Purchases And Reservations From Your Car’s Touchscreen

The automaker will deploy its Uconnect Market platform in the second half of this year.

2020 VW Golf Mk8: Why Bother With Camo When It’s That Evolutionary?

VW was spotted testing the new Golf Mk8 with no camo – again.