2017 BMW Alpina B7 Review | Edmunds

  • Published on 3 years ago

    Edmunds

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    Our experts review the 2017 BMW Alpina B7.
    Edmunds Senior Writer Carlos Lago explores the all-new full-size luxury sedan 2017 BMW Alpina B7, from its comfortable ride to spacious back seat. He even checks out its suite of features like that in-cabin cologne spritzer.
    Q: How much does the BMW Alpina B7 cost?
    A: The 2017 BMW Alpina B7 starts at $139,795.
    Q: What is the BMW Alpina B7?
    A: The BMW Alpina B7 is all-new for 2017. It's a high-performance version of the standard BMW 7 Series, so it includes upgrades to the engine and suspension in addition to several exclusive interior changes.
    Q: What type of engine powers the BMW Alpina B7?
    A: The 2017 BMW Alpina B7 has a 4.4-liter turbocharged V8 engine (600 horsepower, 590 pound-feet) mated to an eight-speed transmission with xDrive all-wheel drive.
    Read our full review at: www.edmunds.com/bmw/alpina-b7/2017/sedan/review/
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Nagy Hana
Nagy Hana

In 2020 I thought some thing was wrong a 7 series with a small grill

6 months ago
HarryC26
HarryC26

205 mph and will pretty much beat every other car on the road. amazing limo.

Year ago
fulaan1
fulaan1

Can't believe he doesn't like the interior. That wood is beautiful

Year ago
SirCharles246
SirCharles246

your not talking about the performance your just whining about silly things

Year ago
Beyond The Ice Wall
Beyond The Ice Wall

Crap review didn't mention the low down torque tuning that makes it SO different to a regular 7.. and suspension and rear bias to the Xdrive... crap mate ur all fluff! bit whiny too. Check Joe Achilles review on autobahn way more entertaining and informative

Year ago
okhouri
okhouri

The annoyances you mentioned are completely non existent.

2 years ago
Alexander Senna
Alexander Senna

its strange how ALPINA focuses on luxury when you consider they are a racing company.

2 years ago
CBK
CBK

Came to see how it is my uncle got it recently.

2 years ago
Arslan Khalid
Arslan Khalid

That wood is so garish. It'd fit in perfectly in a Chevrolet Malibu or Kia Amanti

2 years ago
mluu510
mluu510

why did carlos left motortrend for edmund? they only 75k subscribers, lol

3 years ago
Zachary Sotuminu
Zachary Sotuminu

Mat Watson always going on about iDrive, he should see this ..

3 years ago
Wait What
Wait What

Carlo why leaving motortrend

3 years ago
Parker Burgio
Parker Burgio

I love my Alpina

3 years ago
coffeeblak86
coffeeblak86

Looks like BMW made a Lexus👌

3 years ago
Jput319
Jput319

Why is the rear brake caliper so small?

3 years ago
Dog 2.0
Dog 2.0

A car that I would gift my parents.

3 years ago
b. stuck
b. stuck

You ruined the car with the Scentsy bullshit!

3 years ago
VisualX
VisualX

That Alpina badge in the front splitter should have been in silver to make it more prominent from far as in other previous Alpina models. The badge in the same colour as the car is hardly noticeable.

3 years ago
cartmann227
cartmann227

VisualX that is the point

2 years ago
stirange
stirange

When did it become acceptable for a BMW Alpina to have cheezy-ass fake exhaust tips?

3 years ago
Ethan Crumrine
Ethan Crumrine

stirange lol those are real as ever

2 years ago
xxthehuskycaboosexx
xxthehuskycaboosexx

CARLOS!

3 years ago
Gee Cee
Gee Cee

The wheels look great! Exterior looks nice! However.... The center console looks like crap! Go back to how the center console used to look (BMW-Who designed that?) or be more innovative! It looks like it was designed by a complete amateur. smh!

3 years ago
Frank Thahim
Frank Thahim

This Alpina is all about the drive , the engine mods they did. The air suspension with Alpina mods , how fast this thing is like 0-60 in 3.6 seconds and this guy spends most of the time showing us the screen and back seats which could are the same as the regular 7 series . Waste of a review . Not going justice to the Alpina at all

3 years ago
Боря Дюпон
Боря Дюпон

Let's be serious I won't subscribe to a channel where this guy who doesn't know what he's talking about acts like he's driving a low budget truck when Alpina is on top of everything BMW (!!!) ever produced.

3 years ago
Mathew Patton
Mathew Patton

Lol what? He spent half the review talking about how high end the car was.

2 years ago
TheCarGuy786
TheCarGuy786

yes carlossssss!!!!!!

3 years ago
doccyber
doccyber

Carlos you rule. Thx.

3 years ago
Kristopher Watson
Kristopher Watson

Love this car and glad to see Carlos!!

3 years ago
Junito Punto Comm
Junito Punto Comm

Alpina is overrated !!

3 years ago
badhabits21900
badhabits21900

Omm he a hater,the ALPINA is the shit

2 years ago
Sami Puie
Sami Puie

You know nothing Carlors... you know nothing about Alpina! That is a classical signature Alpina car and you review it like it was an 7 series facelift... you know nothing!

3 years ago
the other guy
the other guy

1: Alpina is to BMW what AMG is to mercedes 2: Alpina is a tuning and racing companey has been since the late 60's 3: It not "just" a facelift and a better engine

2 years ago
Mathew Patton
Mathew Patton

What did he do wrong? And you realize this IS basically a 7 series with a face lift and a better engine, right?

2 years ago
Casey C
Casey C

Sami Puie I agree.. The review is terrible and blah

3 years ago
Боря Дюпон
Боря Дюпон

Sami Puie you're right! Pretty casual for a so called professional review

3 years ago
Osama Sawalha
Osama Sawalha

Leave car reviews for the British

3 years ago
Kevin MZY
Kevin MZY

I love the interior. If you want a boring interior, get a normal 7 series.

3 years ago
Cha
Cha

Carlo's reviews reminds me of what Motor Trend video used to be.

3 years ago
Chives Para
Chives Para

This is what you call a car review. Awesome job Carlos.

3 years ago
anotae
anotae

Fenomenal Review from Carlos. You are doing very well. Thanks.

3 years ago
Abhinav Kolli
Abhinav Kolli

I can't believe Carlos came to Edmunds! Wonder where Jason is!

3 years ago
Allen Saunders
Allen Saunders

If i spent extra money for an alpina i want it to stand out a bit more

3 years ago
Боря Дюпон
Боря Дюпон

Allen Saunders like neon lights? Drive one of them cars you'll see why it sits on top of everything

3 years ago
The Audi Family
The Audi Family

Could you do a review on the 2016 Audi s8 Plus

3 years ago
jpracingph
jpracingph

"The interior is bizarre...." "Not really to my taste..."  Says the guy in cheap acid wash 80's jeans and hick town check shirt and cheap black vans shoes. FYI, that car fits an owner, or reviewer, in a tailored summer suit, not an untucked young millennial   who wouldn't know class if it bit him in the ass.

3 years ago
Боря Дюпон
Боря Дюпон

jpracingph some people don't deserve a car like they can't tell the difference with a bicycle

3 years ago
mike wellington
mike wellington

jpracingph ok, I see what you're saying. I don't have the same views but I understand where you're coming from👍🏻

3 years ago
jpracingph
jpracingph

Fair enough. I've watched Carlos for a number of years now. He's better suited to reviewing GTR Nismo's and Porsche Turbo's. He shouldn't be reviewing luxurious cars. It doesn't suit his "review" style.

3 years ago
mike wellington
mike wellington

jpracingph Carlos is a pretty well-respected car journalist, though. His outfit is fairly standard for journalists too, I think you're a bit harsh simply based on what he's wearing.

3 years ago
John Markus
John Markus

Congrats on your escape from MT.

3 years ago
dilsherbuttar
dilsherbuttar

These are not 20'' wheels, these are 21''

3 years ago
Ben Cook
Ben Cook

Alpina deffo hit the spot when it comes to BMWs.... they often do better than BMW themselves.

3 years ago
Rick James
Rick James

alpina? ehh I like the bmw m760li better. Luxry must come second to driving for bmw

3 years ago
Ankush
Ankush

Rick James Alpina B7 drives better than M760Li. It's lighter and nimbler and quicker around a track or a drag race. It has a higher top speed (205 mph I've read somewhere). And it does all that while still keeping the refinement and luxury of a typical limo. It's a worthy contender to the S63 AMG imo.

2 years ago
Боря Дюпон
Боря Дюпон

Rick James the M series is about performance only Alpina is about performance and luxury and perfection

3 years ago
Wade H
Wade H

depreciation disaster

3 years ago
E. Simons
E. Simons

Sadly, I do not think this extended door length in back extenuate the overall look of what would look smart otherwise.

3 years ago
rANDOMdUDe
rANDOMdUDe

Carlos!!!!

3 years ago
MICHGO1
MICHGO1

THE BLACK DASH TOP AND STEERING WHEEL SEEM OUT OF SINC WITH THE OTHER COLORS OF THE INTERIOR.

3 years ago
comacow02
comacow02

Intro music?

3 years ago
HodsBroo
HodsBroo

Waste of money, regular 750i is more than enough

3 years ago
Боря Дюпон
Боря Дюпон

HodsBroo yeah and plastic is enough too who needs leather and luxury and ultimate performance anyway? Seriously some people don't deserve an Alpina

3 years ago
troy smith
troy smith

really like the new videos very detail not no 3 min video on a car

3 years ago
Acc0rd79
Acc0rd79

This is a dad mobile I could drive every day, so sexy!

3 years ago
GoAway Son
GoAway Son

Did Alpina fall off or what.?!? I mean just the wheels. Those aren't true Alpina wheels and that's how these cars were so distinctive. You used to not see the tire valve cuz it was hidden under the center cap and it used to be within an actual spoke... It sucks that this car is more of a regular 7 series than Alpina...

3 years ago
WhitewalkerII
WhitewalkerII

It wasn't hidden at the beginning. I also suspect it makes the wheel heavier and impossible to forge (lighter than cast wheels)

3 years ago
Alan
Alan

Yeah I'm not sure about the wheels. I believe all previous models of Alpina had that valve stem feature on their wheels, so cant really guess as to why this newest B7 has exposed ones. However the rest of the car seems most definitely up to Alpina standards and styling ques.

3 years ago
Tivoliterror
Tivoliterror

all i can think of is Aristo

3 years ago
Ross MK
Ross MK

I love this car!

3 years ago
weirdshibainu
weirdshibainu

Beautiful. ..my favorite large, German sedan

3 years ago
Carcaine
Carcaine

Carlos notices the best details. Great insightful review.

3 years ago
93remix
93remix

I always heard the (B)eez in the Alpina's were made to go fast and a more refined interior e.g. '13 B6 GRANCOUPE... that thing was clocked @ 0-60 @ 3.6secs

3 years ago
Rodolfo Lara
Rodolfo Lara

Thanks for the vídeo Carlos. Now, Alpina has always worked on improvements over the base BImmer, but honestly I do not see much of better car, not to mention or justify the extra cost (many times, way higher). Just my opinion.

3 years ago
Daryl Johnson
Daryl Johnson

more plush interior....better performance parts....nicer wheels, ground effects and not to mention 100 more horsepower over he base depending on year model of the 7 series..and as an owner of a 2013 alpina b7 i would say that it is.

2 years ago
WhitewalkerII
WhitewalkerII

Which extra cost? It's just as fast as the M760Li, differently designed while being cheaper.

3 years ago
1betterthanyou1
1betterthanyou1

I think if you go for an Alpina you should go for the b6 grand coupe, goes with the style much better

3 years ago
paper pro
paper pro

all you have to do is drive one...after you've driven the standard 750 and you'll notice an immediate difference.

3 years ago
Mete Tuncay
Mete Tuncay

Upgrade to 4k cameras please.

3 years ago
Hiluxtaco
Hiluxtaco

Hello, Carlos! 🙌

3 years ago
Monk MonkMonk
Monk MonkMonk

Can we do without the constant drone of the music? Why is it there?

3 years ago
4tasmic
4tasmic

Did I hear the cost?

3 years ago
Carlos Lago
Carlos Lago

Base price is around $140k.

3 years ago
Greg Hamblin
Greg Hamblin

Carlos, I love the videos you do. You rule buddy! 🤓

3 years ago
Carlos Lago
Carlos Lago

Thanks!

3 years ago
NEVER OBEY
NEVER OBEY

Sexy ass Beemer!

3 years ago
Eliot Sanz
Eliot Sanz

So much, much better Carlos then Mark Taka. Any one but Mark . Thanks Carlos for this video👌

3 years ago
Carlos Lago
Carlos Lago

Mark is great

3 years ago
venom5809
venom5809

Alpinas are interesting, especially the B7, however I feel like Alpina has painted themselves into a box by always having the same color, wheels etc etc.

3 years ago
weirdshibainu
weirdshibainu

venom5809 it's called a classic construct

3 years ago
chocolatewheelchair
chocolatewheelchair

I’ve been in one of these. Supervisor has one. It’s sick.

3 years ago
Frozen Car Guy
Frozen Car Guy

Meh.

3 years ago
chocolatewheelchair
chocolatewheelchair

Frozen Car Guy wait till you’re inside if

3 years ago
NIAtoolkit
NIAtoolkit

Outhouse Tuning LTD

3 years ago

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