Chris Bangle: Great cars are Art
http://www.ted.com American designer Chris Bangle explains his philosophy
that car design is an art form in its own right, with an entertaining --
and ultimately moving -- account of the BMW Group's Deep Blue project,
intended to create the SUV of the future.
TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from
the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers are
invited to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes -- including speakers
such as Jill Bolte Taylor, Sir Ken Robinson, Hans Rosling, Al Gore and
Arthur Benjamin. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design, and
TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, politics and the
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BMW 1 Series: Design Coupé
Adrian Van Hooydonk, Head of Design - BMW Automobiles explains the secret
behind the "shape of power": the exterior of the BMW 1 Series Coupé. A
long bonnet, a set-back trapezoidal greenhouse and short overhangs: the BMW
1 Series Coupé looks quick, even when stationary. The clearly defined
shoulder line and long wheelbase confidently highlight its perfect
proportions from its muscular front to its powerful and wide rear. In line
with legendary BMW 2002 tradition, the new BMW 1 Series Coupé provides the
ideal measurements to deliver optimum driving dynamics.
Chris Bangle on Bangle
Statement of Chris Bangle, Director Design BMW Group concerning his work
and design approach.
In conversation with BMW's former head of design Chris Bangle
We always love catching up with him, and Geneva was no different. Chris
Bangle, former head of design at BMW, shares his views on what caught his
eye at the show.
Watch full show:
Motorvision blickt hinter die Kulissen der BMW-Designabteilung und schaut
auf die Ära Chris Bangle zurück.
BMW 1 Series Video Review - Kelley Blue Book
FOR PRICING & SPECS ON THIS CAR VISIT:
2009 BMW 1 Series. It is common in the automotive world for cars to grow
bigger and more expensive with each iteration. After decades spent as the
brands least-expensive option, the venerable BMW 3 Series has moved up the
food chain enough to justify a vehicle beneath it. Enter the 1 Series, a
car that aims to deliver BMW luxury, performance and style in a smaller
After the modest success of the compact 318ti in the late 90s, BMW is
understandably cautious about stepping back into the world of small cars.
While BMW offers other 1 Series variants in Europe, including three- and
five-door wagon models, for now BMW has opted to bring only coupe and
convertible 1 Series to America. For more new car reviews, interviews and
automotive news visit http://www.kbb.com today.
Controversial Chris Bangle Interview @ Geneva Motorshow 2006
Chris Bangle Interview from the Geneva Motorshow. Top discussed video @
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=5442 and @ Spiegel ONLINE. With his
controversial description of the BMW Stand in Geneva with the words "It's
kind of an axis of white power here; there are really strong white cars."
(Quote taken out of context - see for yourself...)
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