2017 BMW Alpina B7 Commands a $40K Premium Over 7 Series

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The 2017 BMW Alpina B7 costs significantly more than the standard 7 Series.

Starting from $137,995 including destination, the 2017 BMW Alpina B7 is nearly $40,000 more than the range-topping BMW 750i xDrive that starts from $98,595.

Introduced earlier this year, the new BMW Alpina B7 features a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 engine with 600 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque, giving it a zero-to-60 mph time of 3.6 seconds and a top speed of 193 mph. The engine is paired to a eight-speed Sport Automatic Transmission with Alpina Switch-Tronic.

Standard equipment on the luxury sports sedan includes integral active steering, the autobahn package, display key, panorama moonroof, wireless charging with Wi-Fi hotspot, gesture control, power side window shades with TouchSense ambience lighting and front massage seats.

SEE ALSO: 2017 BMW Alpina B7 xDrive is a 600-HP Luxury Sedan

The entry-level BMW 740i starts at $82,495 while xDrive all-wheel drive will cost $3,000 additional. The standard BMW 750i costs $95,595. For the 2017 model year, BMW added the Display Key as standard equipment while options include M Sport brakes and Remote Controlled Parking.

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  • Reckoning Day

    What a collosal waste of money…