ALPINA is a renowned automobile manufacturing company based in Germany and for many years they have been developing their own cars, based on BMW cars. While many would consider ALPINA as a performance specialist, having a strong integration into BMW’s production lines gets ALPINA be recognized as an automobile manufacturer. Recently the manufacturer has launched its latest generation of ultra-high-performance diesel saloons and estates and the most interesting of the lot is new D3 Bi-Turbo. The car is available in both saloon and estate form and offers astonishing performance along with impressive fuel efficiency.

Under the hood of the D3 Bi-Turbo is a 3.0 litre, 6 cylinder, in-line engine that puts out 350 bhp of power and a whopping 700 Nm of torque. The figures are good enough to sprint the car from 0 to 62 mph in just 4.6 seconds, making it the fastest production diesel car, and offer