Alpina has unveiled another car, the D5 Bi-Turbo based on the 535d. It comes with one of the most powerful diesel engines in the world..
In other words — 350PS (257 kW) coming from a 3.0 liter twin-turbo six-cylinder diesel engine that has the same fuel economy rating as the 530d with 245PS (180 kW) — 6.2 liters per 100 kilometers on the combined cycle. Not bad for this amount of energy, not bad at all! Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h takes just 5.2 seconds and a top speed of 270 km / h (168 mph). This is the reason why the 535d is called M diesel.
The powerful engine is mated to the new ZF SWITCH-TRONIC 8-speed sports automatic transmission. This improved transmission handles torque more intelligently..
The position of the car has been improved by the addition of a set of springs. There is also a set of 20 «Alpina alloy wheels fitted with Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires — 25535 ZR20 at the front and 28530 ZR20 at the rear..