ALPINA - Everything You Need to Know | Up to Speed

  • Published: 07 November 2019
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    Alpina makes some of the already cool luxury cars into even cooler cars with way more #HRSPRS anyone could ask for. Most people think they are just another fancy BMW, but trust us … they are way cooler than the average bimmer and this is their story!

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Comments • 1 709

  • Manuel Villeda
    Manuel Villeda  2 days back

    You guys should also do up to speeds on drivers

    • Ashley Thachoth
      Ashley Thachoth  1 weeks back

      Make an up to speed video on triumph motorcycles

      • KingsWorld2015
        KingsWorld2015  1 weeks back

        Fuck me this guy seems like a drug addict

        • Ferdinand Ploss
          Ferdinand Ploss  2 weeks back

          10:36 it has a 4 cylinder

          • NewGamerOK
            NewGamerOK  2 weeks back

            ''Protect Sven''

            • squishy pine
              squishy pine  2 weeks back

              Looks like a Datsun 510 Bluebird... accept much sluttier 😬

              • Jon ALAN
                Jon ALAN  2 weeks back

                looks hungover to fuck

                • Jonathan Finamore
                  Jonathan Finamore  3 weeks back

                  13:28 Y'all accidentally showed the 2019 B7 not the 2020 with the new design, big grille and all.

                  • Led4YorHed
                    Led4YorHed  3 weeks back

                    Keep up the good work on these awesome videos! You make learning about cars very entertaining with your sense of humor.

                    • Flipp LP
                      Flipp LP  4 weeks back

                      How about an Episode about the mitsubishi galant vr4 or the legnum?

                      • Bob The Builder
                        Bob The Builder  4 weeks back

                        NINETY SIX

                        • Mebibyte
                          Mebibyte  1 months back

                          Shout out nakeyjakey in the sponsorship! Ayyyyy

                          • fahqplease dnyh
                            fahqplease dnyh  1 months back

                            So it is like the BMW Supra??

                            • muigaulwurf
                              muigaulwurf  1 months back

                              Fun fact: the carburetors on their logo actually only were carburetors in the beginning, the logo we all know now features an ITB.

                              • james villamor
                                james villamor  1 months back

                                Alpina is in BMW and

                                Brabus is in Mercedes-Benz

                                • Gapplebees
                                  Gapplebees  1 months back

                                  And this was the last video NOS sponsored. Also last one James was in before his heart attack. Coincidence? I think not!

                                  • Mavrick Miller
                                    Mavrick Miller  1 months back

                                    Up to speed on the Thunderbird pleeeeease

                                    • H.E. Pennypacker
                                      H.E. Pennypacker  2 months back

                                      Zakspeed Capri pls

                                      • Sven Tirions
                                        Sven Tirions  2 months back

                                        Djeeesss, does he have ADHD ??

                                        • HOT RODS BY NTKUSTOMSDOTCOM

                                          Great video !

                                          • Quentin L
                                            Quentin L  2 months back

                                            up to speed on pumphreys dad

                                            • Nick Vernice
                                              Nick Vernice  2 months back

                                              Here's the keys you boob, take it for a spin

                                              • Béla Bá
                                                Béla Bá  2 months back

                                                Fucked up the pronunciation of German names again... Do you really not have 1 minute to check the correct pronunciation in Google translate?

                                                • Lance Hondrade
                                                  Lance Hondrade  2 months back

                                                  M division: *Who are you?*

                                                  Alpina: *I’m you, but more luxurious.*

                                                  • Denzi DK
                                                    Denzi DK  2 weeks back

                                                    Alpina is not a M from Bmw.

                                                • StereoSoundAgent
                                                  StereoSoundAgent  2 months back

                                                  @13:10 #AddItToTheList

                                                  • LowDoze
                                                    LowDoze  2 months back

                                                    “Add it to the list.” That is how all USA gearheads feel.

                                                    • ШИРИШ रमैया

                                                      Who else giggled at Lauda?

                                                      • Vaughan
                                                        Vaughan  2 months back

                                                        What Top Gear thought of the Alpina in 2007 ....


                                                        • Audi100C3 2.4 I5
                                                          Audi100C3 2.4 I5  2 months back

                                                          NO JAMES DONT NOS YOURSELF TILL YOUR OFF YOUR MEDS YOU DUMMY <3 <3 <3

                                                          • Devilzin911
                                                            Devilzin911  2 months back

                                                            I like the subtle pewdiepie reference lol

                                                            • AtomicEgg_AVA
                                                              AtomicEgg_AVA  2 months back

                                                              I’ll race you and beat your 4:25

                                                              • James_A
                                                                James_A  2 months back

                                                                Can anyone tell me what the orange car is at 11:11?

                                                                • Bronson Bachmann
                                                                  Bronson Bachmann  2 months back

                                                                  Fly me out and I'll give you a good foot race I'll ever wear supras.

                                                                  • Salty
                                                                    Salty  2 months back

                                                                    296 Mercedes fans.

                                                                    • Zach D
                                                                      Zach D  2 months back


                                                                      • Jake Thompson
                                                                        Jake Thompson  2 months back

                                                                        And since I raised it to 1.25 increased speed I actually enjoy it. Just a little bit. I still fucking hate it when he says mo power

                                                                        • Jake Thompson
                                                                          Jake Thompson  2 months back

                                                                          Everyone raise the playback speed to 1.25 trust me it's very worth it and you actually finish the video lol. Let's face it he talks and explains things so fucking sl0w I mean slower than Gary from spongebob

                                                                          • Jake Thompson
                                                                            Jake Thompson  2 months back

                                                                            I've watch several of this guys videos and just found out an awesome tip for everyone I'm going to explain in next comment cuz this guy talks slow

                                                                            • Jake Thompson
                                                                              Jake Thompson  2 months back

                                                                              John candy died because he ate so unhealthy all the time you should try eating better

                                                                              • Jake Thompson
                                                                                Jake Thompson  2 months back

                                                                                Do you take a shower before talking? Cuz your hair is always wet. Or is that just pure sweat? Cuz your fat. No offense

                                                                                • Rude Rog
                                                                                  Rude Rog  2 months back

                                                                                  Me and the kids pray and wish Mr. Pimphrey a speedy and full recovery..

                                                                                  • Mark Holcomb
                                                                                    Mark Holcomb  2 months back

                                                                                    I call BS James!!! I challenge you to a foot race! Im in Northern Cali lets make it happen!!!!

                                                                                    • SadAssZack
                                                                                      SadAssZack  2 months back

                                                                                      I'm very happy to see a shoutout to NakeyJakey at 1:11. Love that guy.

                                                                                      • 자동차의 모든 것[ Car & Man ]

                                                                                        I'm enjoying watching your good video.
                                                                                        I support you in Korea.
                                                                                        (Where all the car's informarion are)
                                                                                        I run the car maintenance Youtube channel in Korea.

                                                                                        • Sophia Cordozar
                                                                                          Sophia Cordozar  2 months back

                                                                                          Do Cadillac v line car video

                                                                                          • Andrew Laliberte
                                                                                            Andrew Laliberte  2 months back

                                                                                            Those energy drinks are killers, I can think of 3 people off hand that have died of heart complications, because they were drinking tons of Monster, NOS, ect. energy drinks. I'm not talking older guys either, the oldest guy was 33 years old. Saying that, they weren't drinking one here and there, they all were drinking 3-5 a day. Be careful is all I'm saying...

                                                                                            • Andrew Laliberte
                                                                                              Andrew Laliberte  2 months back

                                                                                              I worked for years at an exclusive European auto body shop, worked on plenty of badass BMWs, lots of A/C Snitchers, but never an Alpine. Worked alot of Danins also, even a few Ruf Porsches.

                                                                                              • Adam Chandley
                                                                                                Adam Chandley  2 months back

                                                                                                I play the NOS commercial at 2x and its amazing.