New BMW electric mini concept

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    What's the slider control on the front grille for?
     
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    Its a smaller yellow version of what I take to be BMW's "plug in" logo?

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    There's a bigger one on the side of the car

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    I really dislike that the wheels don't have rotational symmetry. :doh:

    Obviously they've balanced them, but that's not the point.
     
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    Evident harks back to 1980's design themes whatever they may be. You probably won't like these either on a BMW 6 series. :eek::eek::eek:


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    ps here's a thought- asymetric looking wheels break with convention- as perhaps does electrical propulsion for cars. Maybe that's the message ??
     
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    I hate the current Jaguar badge for similar reasons :D
     
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    Tesla manages to break all the conventions without shaping the wheels in a stupid way.

    I've no problem with breaks in convention, but would like my wheels to be symmetrical.

    Yes, agree with the Jag badge, whenever I'm behind one it bugs me a bit.

    One of the things I like about Merc is that not only the logo, but they pay a lot of attention to symmetry in the interior design too. Audi and BMW don't.
     
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    Are the wheels intended to look electrical and plug like?

    They remind me of the wheels on an old Lamborghini concept car, the name of which escapes me, but will no doubt return in the middle of the night and wake me up.
     
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