Originally Posted by Armen52
Alpina sure is building quite the reputation for themselves.
I still would love to know the reasons behind BMW preventing the M guys from sinking their teeth into the E65.
It is simply because the platform of E65 is too big and too heavy to be transform into a proper sports car. And the idea of M7 doesn't really fit in with M's philosophy.
that's why BMW never had a M7. And that's also why BMW of North American need to go through the trouble and get the Alpina to compete with S55 AMG.