The famous Alpin atelier is planning to present its new development today. However, a few hours before the premiere, photos of the B8 Gran Coupe hit the Internet: according to the Bimmer Today portal, it happened by mistake.
The images were published ahead of schedule on the American website of the BMW brand. They were hastily removed from there, but portal users managed to save some photos.
- The novelty from Alpin received not so many external differences from the base BMW M850i Gran Coupe. They are exhausted by a modified front bumper, a different rear diffuser, four exhaust tips and branded multi-spoke wheels. In addition, the example shown in the photo is painted in one of the colors from the atelier's own collection.
- Shown in the photo and the interior, the main changes in which were the nameplates with the inscription Alpin and the plate with the model name on the central tunnel.
Exactly what kind of feedback the engineers will give the 4.4-liter V8 from BMW is still unknown. According to some assumptions, the base for the B8 Gran Coupe is the BMW M850i version, and the power of the four-door from Buchloe will be about 600 hp. instead of the current 530. In Russia, the BMW M850i Gran Coupe costs at least 9,150,000 rubles.
- In the future, Alpin plans to release its own versions of the BMW 8 Series Coupe and Convertible.