Alpina, the brand who succesfully managed to reinterpret every important BMW model, offering performance versions based on standard models. The brand was established in 1965 in Germany by Burkard Bovensiepen, who firstly upgraded 1500 “Neue Klasse”.
The Alpina name was given by Bovensiepen moher,who thought that it will be easy to pronounce in every language. The way Alpine became succesful is underlined in the next movie, celebrating its 50th anniversary.