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  • B10 3.0 Allrad B10 3.5/1 B10 4.0 B10 4.6 B10 BiTurbo
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  • Introduction

    In March 1994, Alpina introduced the B10 4.6. The price was an impressive 35000 D-Mark cheaper than the B10 BiTurbo.

    Engine/Gearbox

    The B10 4.6 engine is the same as in the B8 4.6. The engine produces 340 bhp and has a torque of 480 Nm. The additional 7 bhp and 10 Nm are due to a less restrictive exhaust system. The gearbox is a 6-speed manual or optional Switch-Tronic gearbox.

    Suspension/Brakes/Wheels

    The B10 4.6 has the Alpina-Bilstein suspension with gas-pressure dampers and progressive springs. The wheels are 17in high with 235 tires at the front and 265 tires at the rear.

    Interior/Exterior

    The B10 4.6 has the same interior and exterior changes as the B10 4.0, however the B10 4.6 has a rear spoiler as standard.

    Performance

    The B10 4.6 is not as fast as the B10 BiTurbo but it is still a very fast car. In Auto Motor und Sport´s test of the Switch-Tronic version, it accelerated from 0-100 km/h in 6.4 seconds, 0-160 km/h in 14.2 seconds, 0-200 km/h in 23.1 seconds and had a top speed of 275 km/h.

    Production

    Between March 1994 and April 1996 a total of only 46 B10 4.6 were built.