Originally Posted by voca
alpina doesn't give out badges to the public for people that just buy alpina parts like dinan does. alpina is a tuning company and if you want an alpina badge you have to buy an alpina bmw.
or you can buy a fake one (or genuine if you're lucky) on ebay or wherever, but I would hate you for it.
you are right...
but there is an Alpina 318i and an Alpina 318ti
That you can special order from the ALPINA plant....
Alpina usually means the engine has been modded to yield about 10% to 30% HP increasaed.