1999 Alpina B10

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  • Highly original and well-presented throughout
  • Reported to be number 66 of a total of 240 examples built
  • Benefits from extensive servicing since arriving in Estonia in 2015
  • Accompanied by numerous invoices

The Appeal

Recognised by the German Federal Ministry of Transport as an automobile manufacturer since 1983, Bavarian company Alpina stood apart from other performance specialists who were normally branded as aftermarket tuners. In collaboration with BMW, Alpina have produced numerous high-performance versions of BMW production cars and the B10 we have here was based upon the E39 5 Series. 

Reported to be number 66 of a total of 240 examples built, this rare and luxurious sports saloon features a modified version of BMW’s M54B33 engine, bored out to 3.3-litres and fitted with lightweight Mahle pistons, a modified cylinder head and reprogrammed Siemens engine management system.
Previously registered in Sweden, but now located in Estonia, this Alpina has covered 294,600 kilometres and has undergone major recent servicing. The car is in commendably original condition and well-preserved throughout thanks to dry storage. The vendor reports that it continues to drive well and is accompanied by a valid technical inspection. 
For those seeking a smart original example of this rare high-performance saloon, this Alpina B10 is not to be missed.

The History and Paperwork

  • 294,600 kilometres indicated
  • Reported to be number 66 of a total of 240
  • Previously registered in Sweden
  • Registered in Estonia since 2015
  • Left-hand drive
  • Based upon the E39 BMW 4 Series
  • Currently stored indoors
  • Technical inspection valid until March 2024
  • Alpina and BMW booklets and service invoices supplied
  • The vendor is willing to assist with transport arrangements if required

The Condition

  • Original Alpina wheels reconditioned and fitted with new tires
  • Headlights restored
  • Original Alpina steering wheel with replacement leather covering
  • The paintwork appears to be in nice condition
  • A few stone chips can be found on the nose, but nothing especially noticeable
  • The Interior is well-preserved and seems to be completely original
  • The Alpina-striped upholstery is clean and without damage
  • Some minor cracks to the wood trim
  • Equipped with a sunroof
  • The windscreen has been replaced
  • The vendor assures us that all the electric features are working

The Mechanics 

  • 3.3-litre naturally aspirated 24v straight-six petrol engine (M54B33)
  • Five-speed manual gearbox
  • 100 km/h was attainable in 6.3 seconds from the factory
  • The vendor states that it starts readily, runs well and drives as it should
Work completed since 2015:

  • New suspension fitted
  • Refurbished braking system
  • Renovated front axle with all new parts
  • New wheel bearings
  • Wiper mechanism reconditioned
  • New alternator, new auxiliary belt kit,
  • Fluids and filters have been changed (291,500 km)

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If the seller is registered as a private seller, consumer rights stemming from EU consumer protection law do not apply. Car & Classic’s return policy applies. 
A non-refundable deposit will be payable if you are the winning bidder at auction or if your offer is accepted, refer to FAQs and T&Cs for details. 
This vehicle is “Sold As Seen”, on an “As Is, Where Is’ basis and without warranty. A full inspection of the vehicle prior to purchase and bidding is highly recommended. Photos and descriptions are for guidance purposes only. 
✓ VAT is included in the buyer's deposit. VAT may or may not be included in the final bid or offer price, as specified in the listing. 
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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1999
  • Make Alpina
  • Model B10
  • Colour Blue
  • Odometer 294,484 Kilometres
  • Engine size 3300
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Tallin
  • Country Estonia
Bidding history
21 bids
  • la•••• €13,000 06/03/24
  • 70•••• €12,500 06/03/24
  • la•••• €12,000 06/03/24
  • 70•••• €11,500 06/03/24
  • la•••• €11,000 06/03/24
  • st•••• €10,500 06/03/24
  • la•••• €10,000 06/03/24
  • st•••• €9,900 06/03/24
  • la•••• €9,700 06/03/24
  • la•••• €9,600 06/03/24
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