F01 Alpina B7 driven by MotorTrend

Though I’m kind of disappointed not to have had a go in one of these amazing F01 Alpina B7 tuned 7 Series, it is interesting to see in a video.

MotorTrend’s Carlos Lago took to the track and road behind the wheel of the big sedan to find out what’s what. The result is mixed.

F01 Alpina B7

F01 Alpina B7

As you’ll get to find out by watching the clip, he liked the car but it’s not really a flat out victory, more of a managed success.
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F01 BMW 7 Series gets Vossen Wheels

Lovely. That’s how I describe the idea of getting some tuning done to the F01 BMW 7 Series. The limousine is usually bought by people who don’t appreciate such things.

On some of the occasions, more than I’d like to admit actually, the tuning we get to see for the most luxurious BMW goes wrong.

F01 BMW 7 Series by Vossen Wheels

F01 BMW 7 Series by Vossen Wheels

Fortunately, this isn’t the case. This has been done right and it sort of had to be so since it was done by one of our favorite wheel makers.
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Alpina B7 launched at Laguna Seca

There’s a set of lucky folk at bimmerpost as they got to attend the launch of the Alpina B7 in what some would call inappropriate scenery.

The German tuner introduced their version of the luxury land barge that never really feels like such a thing at a track day.

Alpina B7 at Laguna Seca

Alpina B7 at Laguna Seca

Not only that, they’ve done so at a track that’s infamous for some serious G force pushing thanks to the incredible Corkscrew corner.
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2013 Alpina B7 pricing announced

The Bavarians took a bit of time over unveiling the new price range for the facelifted 2013 BMW 7 Series so Alpina did the same.

It is only now that they’ve made the 2013 Alpina B7′s model pricing available. The model is available in four trims with rear or all wheel drive.

Alpina B7

Alpina B7

All versions of the car are based on the BMW 750i and come with the same 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine that’s the base for most M powered cars these days.
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Vorsteiner BMW 7 Series aerodynamic package

Vorsteiner seems to be obsessed with aerodynamics. They just won’t let it go and they seem to get obsessive when a car isn’t up to their standards.

For example, the BMW 7 Series, for all its plus points, being small and cutting the air cleanly isn’t exactly in its spec sheet.

Vorsteiner BMW 7 Series

Vorsteiner BMW 7 Series

It doesn’t seem to matter. Vorsteiner have a kit for it and now that they’ve updated their package for it.
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