The not-so-subtle contrasts between a logo snob and a car connoisseur can be seen in the BMWs Alpina B7 has converted.

The BMW Alpina B7 has a more regal appearance. Combined with its distinguishing 20-spoke wheels and elegant (albeit understated) body package.

BMW Alpina B7 price Although the 2020 B7 has a starting price of $143,795, it is actually over $15,000 cheaper than an M760i.

While accepting the bargain means passing on the 6.6-liter twin-turbo V-12, this is one instance when bigger isn't always better.

In order for the standard all-wheel-drive system and the eight-speed automatic to perform in harmony with the engine's tune, BMW Alpina B7 also adjusted them.

BMW Alpina B7 speed The B7 reached 60 mph in under 3.2 seconds and completed a quarter-mile distance at 123 mph in 11.4 seconds.

The 2020 M760i, on the other hand, reached 60 mph in 3.7 seconds and completed the quarter-mile in 12.0 seconds flat at 119 mph.

Additionally, the BMW Alpina B7 never relinquishes the lead. Even at its alleged top speed of 205 mph, it exceeds the permitted top speed of the M760i by 50 mph.

The front and rear brake rotors on the BMW Alpina B7 measure 15.6 inches and 15.7 inches respectively.

Despite having 20-inch rims with 255/40 front and 295/35 rear performance Michelin Pilot Super Sport tyres,

BMW Alpina B7 interior There is no doubt that the B7's interior is exquisitely designed and full of opulent amenities.

Additionally, it benefits from certain distinctive Alpina enhancements, such the hand-finished leather steering wheel and the tester's Myrtle premium wood trim pieces.

Unfortunately, we are not surprised that most Americans are unaware of the uniqueness of the BMW Alpina B7. For the 2020 model year, Alpina only projects selling roughly 300 units across all of North America.

The BMW Alpina B7 continues to be the traditional option for the exclusive group of enthusiasts who enjoy Alpina's interpretation of the ideal BMW sedan.