2010 New York Preview: 2011 BMW Alpina B7 xDrive to debut in New York

We already know that the 2011 BMW 5-Series will be making its stateside debut next week at the 2010 New York Auto Show. Joining the 2011 5-Series sedan will be the new 335is Coupe and Convertible and the BMW X5. Making its world premiere in New York, BMW will unveil the new Alpina B7 xDrive.

The BMW Alpina B7 made its North American debut at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show; however, for those requiring all-wheel-drive the B7 will now be offered with BMW”s xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive.

The 2011 BMW Alpina B7 will start at $122,875 for the standard wheelbase and $126,775 for the extended wheelbase. BMW has yet to release pricing details for the Alpina B7 xDrive.

Make sure you join us next week as we bring you live coverage of the 2010 New York Auto Show.

Refresher: Power for the 2011 BMW Alpina B7 comes from a twin-turbocharged 4.4L V8 power that produces 500-hp with a maximum torque of 516 lb-ft. Mated to a ZF 6-speed automatic transmission,  0-60 mph comes in just 4.5 seconds with a top speed that is electronically-limited at 174 mph. Maximum torque is available from 3,000 to 4,750 rpm.

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– By: Omar Rana