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Alpina Acquired: Luxury Tuner Will Join BMW Group in 2025

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After nearly 60 years of going steady, BMW and luxury tuner brand Alpina are finally tying the knot, the former announcing an acquisition deal expected to close in 2025. 

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Alpina's roots can be traced back to the 1960s when the typewriter and textiles manufacturer began producing performance carburetors and crankshafts for BMW vehicles 

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which are reflected in the brand's crest -- and, eventually, full-blown racing vehicles. 

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Over the decades, the partnership between the automaker and tuner has grown, with Alpina now plucking chassis straight from BMW's assembly line for modification.  

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Alpina's focus has also changed from racing to building luxurious grand touring vehicles, like the Alpina B8 Gran Coupe and the Alpina XB7.

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After 2025, remaining Alpina staff will be offered new positions within the BMW Group and Alpina's current branding,  

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