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Alpina's sultry B3 sedan out-muscles the previous-generation BMW M3

A slightly less practical version of the Alpina B3 Touring, this four-door is even faster than its long-roof sibling.

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Craig Cole
Craig brought 15 years of automotive journalism experience to the Cars team. A lifelong resident of Michigan, he's as happy with a wrench or welding gun in hand as he is in front of the camera or behind a keyboard. When not hosting videos or cranking out features and reviews, he's probably out in the garage working on one of his project cars. He's fully restored a 1936 Ford V8 sedan and then turned to resurrecting another flathead-powered relic, a '51 Ford Crestliner. Craig has been a proud member of the Automotive Press Association (APA) and the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA).
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Parked or in motion, the Alpina B3 is one hot car.   

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This car's interior is loaded with premium Lavalina leather. 

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Two special colors are available, Alpina blue metallic and Alpina green metallic.

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A variety of touches dress up the interior.

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Wheels of either 19 or 20 inches are offered. 

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Each car is fitted with a serialized placard to make owners feel that much more special. 

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The new Alpina B3 looks great from just about every angle.

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The rear end was tweaked for better aerodynamics.

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The front sports numerous alterations as well, including reworked air inlets. 

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For more photos of the Alpina B3, keep clicking or scrolling.

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