2017 BMW Alpina B7 Driven on Its German Home Turf—at Nearly 200 mph!

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Fast enough was supposed to be 193 mph: That was the top-speed forecast offered when the 2017 BMW Alpina B7 xDrive was launched at the 2016 Geneva auto show. That impressive number has since been revised. During testing on the 7.8-mile circular track in Nardò, Italy, the Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires worked so well that Alpina decided to raise the terminal velocity to a robust 205 mph. That puts the top-of-the-line Alpina-tuned Bimmer comfortably ahead of the competition from Mercedes-AMG, Bentley, and Porsche. READ MORE ››


from Car and Driver Blog http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2017-bmw-alpina-b7-first-drive-review

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