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2018 BMW Alpina B6
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$124,300
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.9
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2018 Mercedes-AMG CLS 63
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$108,900
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Overview

Engine
4.4-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Engine
5.5-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
16.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.3 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
4.4-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
5.5-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Horsepower
600 hp @ 6000 rpm
550 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
590 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
531 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39.3 ft
37.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
20" x 8.5"
19" x 9"
Rear Wheel Size
20" x 10"
19" x 10"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P255/35YR20
P255/35ZR19
Rear Tire
P295/30YR20
P285/30ZR19
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
19 MPG
18 MPG
City
16 MPG
16 MPG
Highway
25 MPG
22 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 Tons/yr
9.8 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
21.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
296 miles
337.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
462.5 miles
464.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
197.2 in
195.6 in
Height
55 in
56.3 in
Max Width
74.6 in
74.1 in
Front Width
62.8 in
64 in
Rear Width
63.9 in
63.3 in
Wheelbase
116.9 in
113.1 in
Ground Clearance
4.3 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.1 in
42.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.6 in
36.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.7 in
57.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
58 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.3 in
35 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37 in
36.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.6 in
56.5 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
57.6 in

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
4,780 lbs
4,420 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
16.2 ft³
15.3 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • ALPINA Blue Metallic
  • ALPINA Green Metallic
  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Jatoba Brown Metallic
  • Jet Black
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Space Gray Metallic
  • Black
  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Magnetite Black Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Citrin Black Metallic, Priority 1
  • Moonstone Metallic, Priority 1
  • Ruby Black Metallic, Priority 1
  • Tanzanite Blue Metallic, Priority 1
  • Frozen Brilliant White Metallic, Priority 1
  • Frozen Bronze Metallic, Priority 1
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Mocha Black
  • designo Magno Alanite Grey (Matte Finish)
  • designo Magno Cashmere White (Matte Finish)
  • designo Magno Selenite Grey (Matte Finish)

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Vermilion Red, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Semi-Aniline Leather Upholstery
  • Crystal/Seashell Grey, Semi-Aniline Leather Upholstery
  • designo Classic Red/Black, designo Semi-Aniline Leather Upholstery
  • designo Saddle Br/Silk Be, designo Semi-Aniline Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Espresso, Semi-Aniline Leather Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

  • Amaro Brown, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Canyon Brown, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Champagne, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Opal White, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Opal White/Amaro Brown, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Platinum/Black, BMW Individual Full Merino Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Heads-Up Display
Optional
Not Available
Navigation System
Standard
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Optional
Rear A/C
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Night Vision
Optional
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles