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      01-16-2021, 03:48 AM   #1
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Alpina B3 Touring Review: The Secret BMW M3 Touring

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A review of the Alpina B3 touring. In my opinion, the tourings look spot on with the Alpina styling.

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This thing blows the argument for an m3 Touring out of the water.

And it's beautiful especially compared to the pig snout on the new m3 🐽, it's goping.
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I didn't originally like that front end.

Sees G8X front end once:

Yea this is the best we got.
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This is the most boring car I've ever seen (I type as I try and submit Fire Orange Individual for my March 10 G80 build).
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Beautiful and Classy! Alpina Green and Multi-Spoke Rims are always a good combo.
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This is the new proper M3 in my eyes

Classic exterior design paired with the S58 engine, although different tuning and concept... no doubt it is the one I would choose given the choice between the G8X and the Alpina
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I wouldn't call it a sleeper though. It's just not quick enough.
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Interesting, they put an actual M engine into it instead of an upgraded B58. It's actually an M3 estate if u changed the suspension and tires :0
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Interesting, they put an actual M engine into it instead of an upgraded B58. It's actually an M3 estate if u changed the suspension and tires :0
And that gorgeous front end for the G80 buck toothed absolute abortion, then yes it would be the same as the M3 Touring
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No ugly assed M3/4 front grill?

Sign me the fuck up!

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I wouldn't call it a sleeper though. It's just not quick enough.
lol, huh? What specs do you need to see before it gets your "sleeper stamp"?
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lol, huh? What specs do you need to see before it gets your "sleeper stamp"?
Sleeper = A plain looking Audi RS3 (or similar) that pulls 600+ WHP on a dynojet.
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If you want a shouty questionably ugly M3 tourer then wait, if you want a class understated BMW tourer this is quality.

Very partial to a good tourer / wagon - myself and this Alpina has a nice grill 👍🏼😀
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What a gorgeous car. Sad that we can't have here in the states. Instead we get beautiful bloated suvs, which while I love, just aren't for me. Keep the tourings alive!!!
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Miles better looking than the thing M division designed. Too bad it won't come stateside
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this is probably a better than an M3 touring for DD without the sound deading removed and "sporty" suspension

I can't blame them if they're not bringing them here since they won't sell enough of them in US to recoup their costs
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Absolutely gorgeous, would def have this over the upcoming M3 Touring just for the face alone (plus the Alpina cool factor of course!)
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Rory's reviews are getting better each time. Great video and very tempting.
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If you want a shouty questionably ugly M3 tourer then wait, if you want a class understated BMW tourer this is quality.

Very partial to a good tourer / wagon - myself and this Alpina has a nice grill 👍🏼😀
Sytner, the dealer selling this calls the colour as Blue-Medium Metallic. Is this actually Tanzanite with a different name or a special Alpina colour? I hope my M340 Touring in TB looks half as good as this- perfection to my eyes.
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lol, huh? What specs do you need to see before it gets your "sleeper stamp"?
Sleeper = A plain looking Audi RS3 (or similar) that pulls 600+ WHP on a dynojet.
No RS3 is a sleeper. We all know they're tuned to hell and back.

An Alpina wagon would be an absolute sleeper here.
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