An extensive selection of 70 official images from the design process of the new BMW 7 Series, from the exterior and interior sketches to the digital modeling, virtual reality design and clay model creation.
Below are some images officially released by BMW for its new 7 Series model, that debuts at the 2008 Paris Motor Show.
The style the luxury saloon results from design features such as the car’s dynamic proportions, the low-slung and stretched side view, sculptural surfaces bearing out modern values, the extra-large, upright and low-slung BMW kidney grille, as well as horizontally oriented lines at the rear emphasising the car’s power and width.
Exterior Design Sketches
“Softly sweeping shapes, high-class materials and enhanced spaciousness and comfort give the interior a harmonious, generous and luxurious look throughout”
Interior Design Sketches
CAS – Computer Aided Styling
Tape drawing and taping model
Color and trims & Design meetings and evaluation
Clay modeling – Exterior
“Design of the new BMW 7 Series standing for natural presence, superior sportiness and precise elegance. The features and qualities of the car are authentically visualised through its modern look ”
Clay modeling – Interior mock-up
“The driver-oriented cockpit with its display in innovative black panel technology”
Clay model finishing & Body Shop Assembly