There may or may not be a BMW M7 in the works. But if, like us, you are bored with the whole thing there is already a fantastic substitute in form of 2018 Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo, and you can obtain it right now for the reasonable, sort of, sum of £115,000.
The headlines are certainly mouthwatering. Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo packs a specially-tuned 4.4 liter bi-turbo V8 with 608 horsepower and 800 Nm, giving it a top speed of 205 mph and 0-60 time of 4.0 seconds. These are all improved figures over the first edition of the car they revealed in Geneva earlier this year. Among other changes, a new indirect intercooler system (air/water/air) further improves both power and responsiveness, with a main intercooler feeding the two large-volume, close-coupled intercoolers.
An eight-speed automatic transmission with ALPINA SWITCH-TRONIC, air suspension wiht ALPINA Sport + mode, Active Roll Stabilisation, ALPINA-tuned active rear steering, and Dynamic Traction Control system are among the other technical highlights of Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo. You also get the iconic Alpina look with the subtle aero parts,20 or 21 inch Classic Alpina wheels, and Alpina sports exhaust system with custom mufflers.
If you fancy one of these you better be quick in grabbing one because there is only a limited number being imported into the UK. . Standard equipment on UK-market cars includes high-end Nappa leather, a leather-covered instrument panel, ceramic applications on selected control elements, soft close doors, a full-colour Head-Up Display and a rear view camera.