BMW ALPINA B5

Transmission

Smooth and effortless power delivery

The BMW ALPINA B5 features the latest generation 8-Speed Sport Automatic Transmission with ALPINA SWITCH-TRONIC. In cooperation with the experts at ZF, the 8HP76 transmission has been specially designed to cope with the engine’s high torque. Offering unparalleled shift comfort and the capability to execute shifts in tenths of a second means power is delivered effortlessly and instantaneously at all times.

ALPINA SWITCH-TRONIC

The driver can also change gears manually using the ALPINA SWITCH-TRONIC shift buttons on the back of the steering wheel. In SPORT+ Shift Mode, automatic up-shifts at red-line rpm are suppressed for absolute driver control. New ergonomically optimised ALPINA SWITCH-TRONIC shift paddles, CNC machined from solid aluminium and finished in black matt, are optionally available.

 

Information on fuel consumption and CO2 emissions according to the applicable EU Directive VO (EU) 715/2007:

BMW ALPINA B5                                                                                                        Saloon                      Touring  
Fuel consumption, combined:                                                                                    11.1 l/100 km            11.2 l/100 km
CO2 emissions combined:                                                                                          253 g/km                   256 g/km
CO2 efficiency category:                                                                                            F                             F

The disclosed fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are measured according to WLTP (Worldwide Harmonized Light-Duty Vehicles Test Procedure) and converted to NEDC (New European Driving Cycle) for comparison purposes. Depending on your country, vehicle related taxes or other duties may be based on fuel consumption and CO2 emissions data which differs from that shown here.

Further information on specific fuel consumption and specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars is given in „Leitfaden über den Kraftstoffverbrauch, die CO2-Emissionen und den Stromverbrauch neuer Personenkraftwagen” which can be obtained free of charge at all points of sale and from the Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH (DAT), Helmut-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen.

Efficiency-Class

Determined on the basis of the measured CO2 emissions taking into account the mass of the vehicle.