Monday, April 21, 2014
By Kriti Gupta
Beijing Auto Show 2014: Vision Future Luxury Concept showcased by BMW
The ongoing Beijing Auto Show 2014 is witnessing unveil of future cars at large scale by various multi-national car makers. In the series of showcasing future vision of cars German luxurious car maker BMW unveiled its Vision Future Luxury Concept during the show. The showcased concept is modified and advanced version of company’s Gran Lusso Coupe concept which it showcased last year at Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. The new concept identifies company’s new design which it will follow in developing the sedans under flagship of its 9 series.
According to sources of company the newly showcased concept has been developed the lightweight principle which is used in ‘I’ range of cars making use of carbon fibre in developing its structure. The major attraction of Vision Future Luxury Concept is aerodynamics style followed by vents and air breather systems throughout the car. The front fascia receives huge kidney chrome grille with laser headlamps. Talking about the interiors which has been the major criteria used for development of these cars could also be witnessed in this car. The dashboard has been developed with touchscreen integrated with Connectdrive feature facilitating the passengers to share information with driver through gesture control. To entertain rear passenger it is equipped with additional touch screens mounted on the back of front seats. Other features offered in interiors include wood trim garnished with chrome and luxurious leather upholstery.
As far as engine configuration is concerned nothing has been so far revealed by company, however going through quad tail pipes it is speculated that it will be a hybrid car. Talking about the Vision Future Luxury Concept sources of company said that it is only a concept, but industry experts believe that company will use this concept in developing next generation 7 series cars and expected 9 series sedans.