I have one of you: the rarest Alpina B12

I have one of you: the rarest Alpina B12

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The car you are looking at is an Alpina B12 6.0 painted in British Racing Green. This model is considered one of the coolest cars ever released by the German company.

Alpina B12 was introduced in 1988. The car was based on the E32 generation BMW 7-Series. It was originally released in version 5.0, powered by a 5.0-litre naturally aspirated M70 V12 engine producing 345 hp. and a torque of 470 Nm at 4000 rpm.

It was replaced by B12 6.0 in 1999. This performance taught a lesson to a modified version of the 6.0-liter BMW M73 V12. In addition to the power increase, Alpina installed Mahle aluminum pistons with a higher compression ratio, Bosch Motronic M5 2.1 fuel injection, a new exhaust system and new air intakes.

The updated car boasted a return of 424 hp. from. In total, only 94 of these cars were produced. The example for sale is number 9 and is the only one of the limited edition painted in British Racing Green.

The car was listed for sale on Mobile.de at a price of 50,009 euros. It has only had two owners and has a mileage of about 200,000 km.

According to the seller, the car has been well maintained over the years and is equipped with many useful features. Among them are electronic shock absorbers, double-glazed windows, electronic steering column adjustment and heated front and second-row seats. The interior of the car attracts attention thanks to the green-blue stitching on the seats and in the trunk.

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