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Old 12-13-2012, 01:13 PM   #185581
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its perfect for those chicks that hang mini dream catchers from the rear view.

p.s. why are they sleeping in their cars?
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Old 12-13-2012, 01:15 PM   #185582
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i would like to reinstate Chris Bangle as lead designer, NOW!
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The head of design is one of Kalim's people. He's some kind of Persian/Indian/hairy, so it's Kalim's fault.

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He's busy designing toasters now, sawry.

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Old 12-13-2012, 02:33 PM   #185585
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where? i want a bangle bagel toaster!
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Old 12-13-2012, 02:34 PM   #185586
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not looking forward the the gold that will inevitably be on everything in the near future
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It's a bit of a running joke on him, kus he says he left BMW to pursue "other things".

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He exited automotive design world very gracefully:

Chris Bangle is awesome, that kid was shitting his pants.

and SAAB ended up in the toilet.
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I love it as well. He was Asian-parenting that hapless boy.
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Old 12-13-2012, 03:59 PM   #185593
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is this not the lead designer?



he's very German.
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I love it as well. He was Asian-parenting that hapless boy.
also that guy was speaking with one eyebrow raised which tells me he's selling a whole big bucket of BULLSHIT
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he's very German.
Not Van Hooydonk (which sounds Dutch, but anyway), this one:

http://www.insideline.com/bmw/karim-...mw-design.html
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Well, SAAB is gone...
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Not Van Hooydonk (which sounds Dutch, but anyway), this one:

http://www.insideline.com/bmw/karim-...mw-design.html
canadian, that explains the Inuit interior.
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17 years at BMW.

http://www.iflymagazine.com/?locale=.../chris-bangle/

this explains why BMW was a trendsetter and is now a follower... no bangle.
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http://www.iflymagazine.com/?locale=.../chris-bangle/

this explains why BMW was a trendsetter and is now a follower... no bangle.
I find it funny that a lot of people here bash Bangle...and he designed the E46.
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