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Create your expression of joy with new Bmw Z4

In the latest TV commercial for the BMW Z4, artist Robin Rhode uses the roadster as a 306hp paintbrush to create a colorful and unique performance.

Now, thanks to 3D technology, it’s possible for you to recreate the artistic experience. If you have a webcam you’ll be able to get behind the wheel of your own virtual BMW Z4 and use it enjoy yourself.

You have to follow the instruction on Bmw official site and create your expression of joy!

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BMW Profits fall by 90%

BMW released an unexpected preliminary earnings release showing that the Munich-based company made a €330m net profit, down 90% from 2007.

The car maker’s total production fell by 78% during 2008 producing 1.44m cars. The statement cited bad debts, one off costs and risk provision costs on used car markets.

Company chief executive Norbert Reithofer claimed that the economic downturn has given the company an opportunity to strengthen at an operating level.
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BMW-designed PC case

BMW DesignworksUSA, an independently operated studio owned by the BMW Group, in collaboration with Thermaltake, creates a futuristic PC case for games and cars lovers.

Presented at the CEBIT in Hanover (March 3-8, 2009), the BMW-designed PC case is titled “Level 10” and looks like a chassis with its computer’s individual components mounted in separate compartments and attached onto a central base.

Geneva 2009: Bmw Serie 7 Individual

A BMW is always a special car, but you can make it even more special, by choosing BMW Individual, a programme that allows customers to personalize the interior of their 7-Series.

These new 2009 Individual exclusive combinations of unique equipment will be rolled out at the Geneva Motor Show.

BMW Individual is an unique car, since the range of materials to choose from is more select than for any other vehicle: Alcantara roof liners to fully match the available shades and grains of Merino leather upholstery.

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Stay open with new Mini convertible

Open-air version of the iconic British city car, the new 2009 Mini Convertible will be delivered into dealerships in March 28.

The evolutionary design maintains the unmistakably Mini appeal with hidden roll-bar that pops up during a rollover and a sliding roof that takes just 15 seconds to automatically open and close the soft top.

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Wiesmann Celebrates 20th Birthday with Special Edition GT MF4-S

Retro-style automaker Wiesmann is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a limited-edition GT MF4-S.

The closed two-seater is powered by a BMW-sourced 4.8L V8 engine but output has been lifted to 420hp (309kW) – the standard GT MF4 produces 367hp (270kW).

This pretty coupe comes with the option of six-speed manual or dual-clutch auto transmission, and unique upholstery and instrumentation.

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BMW Z4 Painting – Video

One of the many interesting things occur when you bring together something that’s known for elegance and speed, and a form of expression that holds no boundaries.

BMW uses their new Z4 as a brush on a canvas the size of a football field. Bringing in modern artist Robin Rhode along with a group of technicians, taking the Z4 and customizing it with adjustments that spray paint from the wheels.

Here the car is no longer just a stunning model, but itself executing artist. “This work is an expression of painting in action – my hope is to communicate the power and thrill inherent in the creation of art”, says Rhode.

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BMW designs coffee machine for Saeco

BMW Group DesignworksUSA, an international design studio and subsidiary of BMW Group, announced yesterday that it has developed a new coffee machine for Saeco called Xsmall.

The BMW Saeco Xsmall is the smallest model in the company’s portfolio and comes with a two-color combination of the machines with a strong color contrast.

The operating elements of the BMW Saeco Xsmall are decoratively placed at the focal point of the typical, half-closed colored casing, crowning the 360-degree surface design.

The design of the BMW Saeco Xsmall has been developed for the Xsmall stands for emotion, passion and quality.

source : zercustoms

Cristiano Ronaldo buys $700k Rolls-Royce

Cristiano Ronaldo – the man who brought you such comments as “The possibilities of me going to Real Madrid are great,” and “I’ve said a million times that I’d love to play in Spain” – has celebrated his decision to stay at Manchester United by splashing out on a £350,000 ($700,000) Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe.

The Portuguese midfielder bought the Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe from Doncaster-based luxury car dealer Liquid 45. He gave instructions for it to be “fully loaded,” a trade term for all the added extras.

Cristiano, 23, also owns an Aston Martin, a BMW 6 Series, a Bentley Continental and a Ferrari. As a matter of fact, the Phantom will replace his £140,000 Bentley Continental.

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New BMW 7-Series gets Official Unveiling in Moscow

To mark the launch of the all-new 7 Series, BMW presented its flagship model with a unique installation on the Red Square in Moscow, Russia. For two days, a real-life 2009 7-Series was hidden in 180,000 silver balls that filled a giant glass-and-acrylic hourglass, at almost twelve meters high (40 feet), that had been built right in front of the Kremlin on the Red Square of Moscow.

Before the car was officially unveiled, BMW’s all new 7-Series pictures were leaked out on the internet last week. Also, the official day of presentation was supposed to be the 7th of July – 7th day of the 7th month – but it eventually came one day later on the night of the 8th, in an extravagant ceremony !

As 400 invited guests watched, the shiny balls gradually fell down, one by one, thus revealing the BMW’s flagship model, in blue, in its full glory !