BMW Gina - The car with the cloth skin

I am not too much into cars, but this one made me sit up and take notice. BMW Gina is a concept car that uses a special cloth for skin instead of sheet metal. According to BMW, this approach not only reduces the energy required to produce it, but also serves to reduce the weight of the car (increased fuel efficiency?) and allows parts like the door or the hood to be designed to behave in ways like never before.

Its quite stimulating to see this innovative concept in action, here's the video:



For more details, pictures, etc visit bmw-web.tv.

Personally, my favourite part was the indicators coming on and blinking (at about position 2:01 in the video).

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