BMW Vision M Next: What you need to know

BMW Vision M Next

BMW Vision M Next concept is here

The BMW Group manufactures luxurious cars in the world. The Brand is steadily bringing concept cars into reality. The company recently unveiled its new concept BMW Vision M Next. In the past, the brand had shown its capability with BMW Vision I Next.

BMW Vision M Next Rear View
BMW Vision M Next Rear View

Furthermore, the BMW Vision M Next clearly shows the brand’s dynamic character. The exterior design with clear surface contouring and sports car proportions highlight the brand’s mission. The minimalistic interiors engage the driver further. The driver achieves perfection in his driving skills by digital intelligence.

In addition, this car clearly focuses on D+ACES technology. D+ACES means Design, Autonomous driving, Connectivity, Electrification, and Service. It’s nothing but the future of automotive technology. Thus, it is the future of the BMW Group at a large.

The exteriors

The main inspiration behind M Next design is BMW Turbo and BMW i8. This design is futuristic. It has the future interpretation of design elements such as low-slung, gullwing doors, silhouette having wedge shapes and color schemes.

M Next Exteriors
M Next Exteriors

The striking contrast of colours brings more dynamism in the BMW Vision M Next. Few crisp lines add to the real beauty. The eye-catching front has unique shapes and colors. The bonnet surface above the kidney grille looks muscular. The outer edges of the kidney grille remind us of the turbine’s air intake.

Furthermore, the color inside the kidney grille emphasizes depth. The grill is actually blanked off by transparent layers. Even the grill has some compression in design at the center. So, it highlights cars’ forward-looking expression. For the first time, BMW uses laser-wire lighting technology in BMW M Next. The triangular headlight design gives a more modern look, highlighting racing aesthetics.

M Next Front View
M Next Front View

The sides of the BMW M Next has rising flank lines upwards towards the rear. So, it basically highlights the forward surging power. The recycled carbon material on side skirts has a character of its own. The precise engineering of wheel gaps reduces air resistance. As a result, the wheels have less weight and maximum rigidity. The opening just in front of each wheel maximizes aerodynamics.

The BMW M Next clearly highlights how-state-of-the-art technoogy can make driving experience purer. At the same time its emotionally engaging.

Adrian van Hooydonk, Senior vice president BMW Group Design.

In addition, the extremely precise rear lights feature laser-wire technology. The transparent lenses of rear light feature the BMW logo.

The Interiors

The BMW Vision M Next interiors are dark in colour. In addition, it has some orange accents to gain contrast. All functional elements such as air vents are hidden but efficient.

M Next Interiors
M Next Interiors

Furthermore, the dashboard is flat. It has a very minimalistic look. The bionic titanium substructure of the dash gives interior light and structural appearance. So, by this means, you can lose weight without losing rigidity.

The BMW M Next User Interface

The BMW Vision M Next features a UI that keeps drivers focus on the road. The cabin geometry has a design that avoids distractions. So, as the speed of the vehicle increases, the information centers on driving-related data. This data also swiftly moves to the head-up display progressively. So, everything is in between the driver’s field of view. This technology is called as focus logic.

Furthermore, the fingerprint sensor and face detection can lock and unlock BMW Vision M Next. You can also turn the vehicle on and off via the same. Once inside, the driver can control the vehicle via touch or by voice control.

The Boost Pod

The one and only one object you notice in the cabin is the Boost pod. Boost pod comprises a steering wheel, transparent curved glass display, and AR head-up display. It acts as a control center that shows all the information at a glance. It has all the driving controls as well.

M Next Display
M Next Display

Furthermore, the boost pod has three visual planes. The first level is a steering wheel with a small display. The second level is a curved glass display. The third plane is a full surface AR head-up display.

In conclusion, the BMW Vision M Next is the new benchmark in the future of automotive technology. The BMW Group is setting up new standards for the future.

Image Courtesy: BMW Group

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