2012 BMW 6-Series Cabriolet by Alpina

The press days for the Frankfurt Motor Show have come and gone and Alpina , finally made the long awaited preview of their tuning program for the BMW 6-Series Convertible. .

Called the ’B6 Bi-Turbo Cabrio’, Alpina has improved the luxury cabriolet’s performance capabilities by adding its own twin-turbo system - hence the name - together with MAHLE pistons and a high-performance cooling system.

As a result, the 6-Series Convertible’s 4.4-liter V8 engine gained some significant ponies, pushing the standard output of 400 horsepower and 450 lb/ft of torque all the way up to 500 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 516 lb/ft of torque between 3,000 and 4,750 rpm. Alpina also revised the gearbox on the car, putting in a new eight-speed automatic transmission.

Together with this revised gearbox, the 25% increase in output allows the Alpina-tuned ’B6 Bi-Turbo Cabrio’ to hit 0-62 mph in just 4.8 seconds (up from 4.9) with a top speed hitting an impressive 193 mph, a stark improvement from the standard model’s electronically limited top speed of 155 mph.

On top of that, the Alpina-tuned 6-Series Convertible averages 10.9 L/100km (25.9 mpg UK / 21.5 mpg US) and emits 255 g/km, impressive numbers for a car of this stature.

The car will make its official debut in Geneva next March, but at the very least, we’re getting a good idea on what Alpina has done to improve on the 6-Series Convertible’s already impressive performance capabilities.


BMW top down cars are really means luxury, an elegant car with top speed engine.

It’s simple style for BMW car and i don’t like the color of the car. However, I know the performance of this car is really great.

The sporty figure performance of this Cabriolet is quite impressive, but I have to agree it’s also sort of dangerous for a convertible car like this.

sorry to say, but it seems that the interior design is boring but just like them I’m also impressed with the exterior simple styling of this convertible car.

The elegance of a BMW car is still there, but what makes this car be famous? The engine! an elegance car with a top speed engine what could you ask for

It’s really a rapid car, a great, convertible and strong looking BMW 6-Series Cabriolet. It has a very high-technology car.

2012 BMW 6-Series Cabriolet has 500 horse power this is nice. The style of the car is really great.

I don’t like the paint that they used on it, but I noticed its front headlights. It is really cool, but I think V8 engine is not quite good enough for it.

Looks so aggressive for me especially with its front design and front light. It seems that this Cabriolet is a snob. smiley

Well, I have to say that I’m truly impressed with the platform of the Cabrio. And I don’t think that it is necessary to boost the figure performance of the car. The 400 hp deliver power output is kind of dangerous already.

It’s great that tuning company like Alpina modified the version of a certain vehicle for customer’s satisfaction! The Cabrio version on the 6-Series really makes quite elegant and luxurious! The increase on its top speed is awesome as well. 

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