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BMW Builds a Shape-Shifting Car Out of Cloth

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Instead of steel, aluminum or even carbon fiber, the GINA Light Visionary Model has a body of seamless fabric stretched over a movable metal frame that allows the driver to change its shape at will. The car — which actually runs and drives — is a styling design headed straight for the BMW Museum in Munich and so it will never see production, but building a practical car wasn’t the point.

Source: Wired
Original Source: BMW

Written by Julio Franco

June 12th, 2008 at 5:13 am

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  1. That car is hot.

    No more keying a car though… people will just slash a slit in your door.


    5 Aug 08 at 10:50 am

  2. That’s super car. I want it, but red BMW seems better:)


    11 Nov 08 at 3:19 pm

  3. In the case I was ever going to decide to buy a BMW, I would hold out for the middle age refresh because they usually do it with each design for what? past 20 years now? Even the e30 had a middle age up-date.

    e46 led

    12 Mar 10 at 1:50 am

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