The BMW M62 engine was released to replace the M60 and was produced from 2001 to 2003. Introduced in 1999, the BMW X5 E53 quickly gained a reputation as a dynamic sports SUV and the power of the standard 4.4-liter M62B44 seemed insufficient. Therefore, it was decided to modernize it and the M62B46 engine appeared.
The Alpina Roadster is a German sports car from the manufacturer ALPINA Burkard Bovensiepen. The car is based on the BMW Z8 roadster model, produced from 1999 to 2003. In fact, the car is made from spare parts, body parts and chassis of the base manufacturer, but with its own addition from Alpina. Unlike the original, the model has an automatic transmission, luxurious-looking wheels and other branded details and little things. The Roadster is a convertible.
The BMW M62B48 engine (or Alpina F5) was developed by Alpina based on the M62B46. Technically, this engine is similar to the M62TUB44. The F5 engine was introduced in the E39 B10 in late 2002. The main modification from the F4/1 engine is a longer stroke from 85 mm to 89 mm (3,5 inch), increasing …