BMW VISION VEHICLE. Sheer Driving Pleasure of the future – What will it look like?

Trying to image how we will live and get around in the future is as challenging as it is fascinating. To mark its centenary year in 2016, the BMW Group is looking further ahead than usual with a series of Vision Vehicles designed to anticipate and respond to people’s future mobility needs. How will social, economic and living conditions change? And what will be the impact on our mobility? What exciting new possibilities will new technologies bring? And what effect will digitalisation

and connectivity have on our automotive requirements? The BMW VISION NEXT 100 is a glimpse into that future: The design team specifically took into account all the trends and technological developments that will be most relevant to BMW in the decades ahead. But they also took many of their cues from innovations and designs of the past. The BMW VISION NEXT 100 was revealed at the BMW centenary event in Munich on 7th March 2016. We are glad to have been part of this wonderful show.

BMW VISION NEXT 100: Highly personalised and fully geared to meet the driver’s every need

INTERIOR: instantly recognizable athletic silhouette of a BMW saloon

Trends and technological developments most relevant to BMW in the decades ahead


Alive Geometry consists of almost 800 moving triangles which are set into the instrument panel and into certain areas of the side panels. They work in three dimensions, communicating very directly with the driver through their movements, which are more like gestures than two-dimensional depictions on a display. Even the slightest peripheral movement is perceptible to the driver. In combination with the Head-Up display, Alive Geometry

uniquely fuses the analogue with the digital. The triangles work in much the same way as a flock of birds in controlled flight, their coordinated movements acting as signals that are easily comprehensible to those inside the car. Combined with the Head-Up display, they involve the driver in a form of preconscious communication, where an intuitive signal predicts an imminent real-time event.

BMW VISION NEXT 100: Image Gallery


20 sec movie: 360° VIEW: BMW VISION NEXT 100

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