The new BMW ALPINA D5 S features one of the most powerful diesel drivetrains available today. The latest generation 3.0 litre straight-six cylinder engine with Bi-Turbo charging and common rail high-pressure direct injection delivers an impressive output of 240 kW (326 hp) between 4000 and 4600 rpm. A maximum torque of 700 Nm is available between 1750 and 2500 rpm.
Accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h takes just 4.9 seconds, the sprint to 200 km/h is completed in 20.0 seconds. With a top speed of 275 km/h the BMW ALPINA D5 S is one of the fastest series production diesels available.
Power delivery is smooth, effortless, and – for a diesel – unusually dynamic over the entire rpm range. The Bi-Turbo charging system comprises a small turbocharger for excellent throttle response and power build-up while a large turbocharger ensures maximum throughput and power output.
The cooling package of the new BMW ALPINA D5 S is designed for maximum effectiveness. Besides the direct air-to-air intercooler an additional external cooler and a transmission oil cooler guarantee thermodynamic stability under high loads.
The new BMW ALPINA D5 S features the latest in exhaust gas treatment technology. In addition to a diesel particulate filter and a NOx storage catalytic converter, a SCR catalytic converter with aqueous urea solution injection (AdBlue) reduces emissions to a minimum. The AdBlue tank volume is 21 litres.
Fuel consumption in the combined cycle measured according to ECE norms is 6.9 l/100 km with CO2 emissions of 182 g/km. The new BMW ALPINA D5 S is homologated according to the latest exhaust emissions standard Euro 6c.
For the first time the BMW ALPINA D5 S exploits the technical potential of BMW’s xDrive system and its intelligent and dynamic distribution of drive power which continuously and fully variable distributes torque between the front and rear axle within milliseconds for maximum traction and control. The programming of the torque distribution control, which is interconnected with the Dynamic Stability Control and the engine management system, is performance-oriented and it increases driving agility and dynamics markedly – especially under lateral acceleration – while maintaining balanced and neutral handling.
Besides allowing optimum traction under acceleration by eliminating slip induced losses, the system continuously monitors a wide range of sensory inputs – for example steering angle, lateral acceleration, yaw angle and speed – to distribute torque so as to achieve maximum safety in challenging conditions or when encountering sudden changes in road surface friction. The DTC Mode of the Dynamic Stability Control offers an even more pronounced rear wheel drive torque distribution and allows for more slip when driving at the limit.
The stainless steel ALPINA sports exhaust system features two twin tailpipes which are elegantly integrated into the rear apron.
For ALPINA, low consumption and emissions have always been a central theme, often resulting in pioneering solutions first introduced in small series production. The SUPERKAT - an electronically heated metal catalytic converter – is a great example, meaning NOx and CO emissions were 80 % less than required by regulations in 1996. Naturally, the new BMW ALPINA D5 S features the latest in exhaust gas treatment technology. In addition to a specific diesel particulate filter and a NOx storage catalytic converter, a SCR catalytic converter with aqueous urea solution injection (AdBlue®) reduces emissions to a minimum. The AdBlue® tank volume is 21 litres.
Fuel consumption in the combined cycle measured according to ECE norms is 6.6 l/100 km with CO2 emissions of 174 g/km. The new BMW ALPINA D5 S is homologated according to the latest exhaust emissions standard Euro 6c.
Information on fuel consumption and CO2 emissions according to the applicable EU Directive VO (EU) 715/2007:
BMW ALPINA D5 S Saloon
Fuel consumption, combined: 46.3 mpg
CO2 emissions combined: 161 g/km
CO2 efficiency category:
Errors and changes excepted.
Further information on specific fuel consumption and specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars is given in „Leitfaden über den Kraftstoffverbrauch, die CO2-Emissionen und den Stromverbrauch neuer Personenkraftwagen” which can be obtained free of charge at all points of sale and from the Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH (DAT), Helmut-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen.