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The Alpina Story - From Typewriters to BMWs

The Alpina Story - From Typewriters to BMWs

A lesson in finding niches and filling them up in style

The story of Alpina began in 1962, when a young engineering student named Burkard Bovensiepen mounted a Weber dual carburettor to his BMW 1500. The carburettor system was manufactured in Burkard father’s precision component factory and the way it changed the performance of the 1500 caught a lot of attention from a lot of people. The rest, as they say, is history.

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