ALPINA B8 TOURING http://pistonheads.com/sales/966563.htm
Rare Alpina B8 Touring 1996. Please note this is a left hand drive imported car.
Built in Germany by Alpina, it is no. 14 of only 27 touring B8's made. Performance is quite staggering with a top speed of 175mph and 0-60 in approx 5.5secs. Engine is a 4.6 litre V8, with power output of 333bhp and 347 lb.ft of torque. First registered in Germany on 23rd December 1996. When new this car list price was over £64,000 in equivalent German Marks.
2 owners in Germany with full Alpina Service history
ˇ Hammer & Co GmbH of Koln and then;
ˇ Jost GmbH of Menden.
ˇ In UK servicing has been by Sytner (BMW Alpina UK) and then by specialists.
Car completed 90,000km while in Germany. Then exported into UK in September 2002. All paperwork for importing approvals in UK is in the file. 3 owners in UK 5 owners in total. Service history in UK first with Sytner BMW (Alpina licensee in UK) then with BMW/Alpina specialist garages (Hartlake, Birds and MJH Engineering).
Car has original German paperwork including the 'Fahrzeugbrief' and 'Abmeldebescheinigung fur den Farhzeughalter'.
ˇ Climate control A/C
ˇ Cruise control
ˇ Heated front seats
ˇ Twin airbags (driver and passenger)
ˇ Park distance control (Reversing sensors)
ˇ 6 speed gearbox
ˇ ABS and EBC (Traction control)
Car does NOT have sunroof. Car was fitted with a Thatcham CAT 1 full closure alarm in UK (Certificate in file). Colour is madiera violet. Mileage is genuine 119,000km. Fuel consumption is approximately 18-24mpg. If driven gently 25+mpg. Computer shows fault when headlights are on � but headlights work OK (Sensor is faulty).
Bodywork condition. There is no rust visible on the body. There are some minor blemishes and paint cracks on the bonnet, with some small stonechips on the front spoiler.
Below is a list of the major work done in the UK with the car (documents are in the car file):
ˇ Rear brake discs and pads
ˇ BMW Inspection II service (Sytner Alpina) at 98,932km
ˇ Body repairs to front bonnet and rear bumper (done by Sytner Alpina)
ˇ Exchange 6 speed gearbox fitted by Birds (BMW specialist near Heathrow)
ˇ New clutch (also by Birds)
ˇ Oil service
ˇ 2 new rear tyres (all tyres are Michelin Pilot with 4-5mm tread left)
ˇ 2 new rear telescopic dampers
ˇ Oil service
ˇ Replaced all coolant pipes (Alpina parts)
ˇ New radiator
ˇ Removed and repaired head gaskets for both cylinder banks
ˇ New cylinder head bolts
ˇ Repaired park distance control
ˇ 2nd oil service
Car has MOT until June 2009.
CENA: 13750 LIBIER......vela?