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      04-17-2011, 07:38 PM   #1
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BMW GINA Light Visionary Model ~ Old Concept From 2008 But Still Cool

Hey all,

I came across this video of a BMW concept car from a couple of years ago that uses a fabric material as the skin of the car instead of the traditional metal. Take a look, it's pretty interesting.

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I think my pics are better. But then I am biased.


Here's.... GINA!
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great pics
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great pics
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Interesting...I wonder how crash testing will go with a fabric-built car....oh and now I see what the new Z4's are based on.
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Interesting...I wonder how crash testing will go with a fabric-built car....oh and now I see what the new Z4's are based on.

Come to think of it... I wonder IF the Z4 designer's middle name is Gina? She looks like a Gina.

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Interesting...I wonder how crash testing will go with a fabric-built car....oh and now I see what the new Z4's are based on.
In the video I posted, the guy said all the safety structural components were still there, they are just covered with a stretched fabric instead of metal.
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