What logo is displayed in your engine bays? BMW or Alpina?

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Ulti123
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Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:10 pm

Hey Guys,

Just wondering if you have an Alpina logo in your engine bay on the cover or BMW?

Do Alpina always change the BMW logo out to their own?

Did some googling but didn't come up with much. Just intrigued as to why some cars are BMW under there and others Alpina it's only a minor detail. :lol:

Just seen a few pictures of some cars with Alpina logos and wasn't sure if people had just changed those themselves to Alpina logos.

Thanks
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Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:27 pm

Alpina on my engine and then when you look up it’s on the bonnet too!
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Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:32 pm

Mine is like the B6 pic just says B7 and ALPINA
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It looks as though all the B3 BI-TURBO E9x generation have the BMW logo. The newer F models have Alpina.

Could this be due to being assembled at the BMW factory instead? I know for some cars Alpina ship the components to the BMW factory to be installed by them?
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Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:14 pm

It’s a mixed bag early e30 was bmw rocker cover early e36 mixed bmw and alpina e46 inlets were alpina logo and I think some people have added alpina Rondal badges to the engine bay e90 generation
Yes e46 was last hand assembled and thereafter engine off the bmw production line
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Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:35 am

PhillV8S wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:27 pm
Alpina on my engine and then when you look up it’s on the bonnet too!

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Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:57 am

BMW.... but that's to be expected with a D3. I haven't looked under the plastic cover but then Alpina probably didn't either!
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Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:21 am

jplynch23 wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:35 am
PhillV8S wrote:
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:27 pm
Alpina on my engine and then when you look up it’s on the bonnet too!

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Stunning! Did we see this at a PistonHeads meet at the Aston Martin Headquarters in 2016? I Remember a B6 cabrio, not sure it was an S tho.....
It wasn’t me I’m afraid, I do go to some PH SS but I didn’t attend this one.
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