BMW's shape-changing concept

The GINA Light Visionary Model has a flexible skin made of a textile fabric that can change the car's shape--in theory.

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If you've seen the latest Knight Rider series recently, you may have noticed that K.I.T.T. (Knight Industries Three Thousand) embraces a type of nano technology that lets its outer shell change colors and temporarily morph into other car forms. How cool is that? If BMW has its way, that part of the reel world would be made real.

The carmaker's GINA Light Visionary Model, a two-seater concept car, wears a flexible, virtually seamless skin made of a textile fabric and stretched over a metal wire structure enforced with carbon fiber. This gives the owner the flexibility to change the shape of the car, from within and without, all with the touch of a button.

But we suspect that, by the time this ever hits the road, we may well have taken to the skies for our daily commute.



(Source: Crave Asia)

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