BMW car designs have often been at the forefront of automotive styling, pioneering looks and design elements which would be emulated by the entire industry. BMWism takes a look at the famous (and some not so famous) designers responsible for BMW’s legendary styling. Do you know who penned your favorite BMWs?
It wouldve been more interesting with staggered starts like in these vids ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGxjTfAghcU and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0up-u7WhVd8 )
There has been some recent resurgence in the conversation surrounding the actual origins of the BMW Logo. Do the colors represent the colors of the bavarian flag in reverse? Or does it originate from early BMW marketing posters that links BMW to airplane engines and the spinning propeller against a blue sky?
Now THATS what Im talkin about. In my driveway!
My first impression upon seeing my car at the dealership was that it was black instead of gray. Sophisto Gray is dark, especially on a cloudy day or in the evening, and I really like it. Outstanding detail on the headlamps and dual exhaust. With the sport package, the proportions are perfect — the cars a beast.
The Oyster/Black/Anthracite interior is very classy and comfortable. My wife thought the overall look and feel was like "sipping on a great cup of coffee." The layout of the controls, idrive, indicators and are intuitive and convenient.
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If youve been reading some of the early reviews of the new BMW X3 that have been posted up by various news outlets so far1,2, you may have noticed some commonality in their photos. Well thats because they are photos released straight from BMW showing off the still masked off car. For your convenience ive posted all the photos together here in this thread or you can follow the source link below:
Teen Driving Accident Statistics.
About 300,000 young drivers are injured in car crashes each year.
Traffic crashes are the single, greatest cause of death among teenagers in the U.S., accounting for more than one in three deaths in this age group.
Nearly 45,000 people die in car crashes annually
Bryan@mwerks was given the opportunity to test drive the upcoming (and mask taped) BMW X3 and has posted up the story @ Kilometer Magazine. Here are some excerpts from the article, but as always follow the jump to read the whole story
For 2011, the X3 grows up a bit, finally coming into its own as a true compact SUV instead of a jacked-up station wagon. Outright agility — while still very much important to the essence of any BMW — takes a back seat to, well, back seat comfort, cargo space, ride quality and general sophistication. Think of the next X3 as a … CONTINUED
To be honest, I dont know anything more about the car, but just thought it was sad sight to see.. but here it is, the first crashed F10 BMW 5-Series Ive seen
Reviewer Scott Burgess from the Detroit News test drives the X6M and comes away eating crow (i.e. thoroughly impressed with the super truck despite his initial prediction).