Interview: Jeff Koons on His Exhilarating BMW 8 Series Collaboration and More

A hand-painted celebration of life, energy and mobility from the acclaimed fine artist

A work of art both inside and out, limited to 99 models worldwide, Jeff Koons‘ custom BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe exudes excitement. Known as The 8 X Jeff Koons, the vehicle incorporates playful hand-painted illustrations—from cartoon-like explosions to charming vapor-thrust clouds—all of which unite to lend the body a sense of animation and acceleration, even when it’s stationary. Inside, premium materials, primary colors and …

CES 2022: Exciting Innovations in Mobility

Vertical lift-off, the world's first electric snow-bike, revolutionary drone technology and more

With very few publications having editors attending in person, it was a Consumer Electronics Show unlike any other. This year, we attended the event and found that the convergence of mobility and technology continues to shape the future of travel—from your neighborhood to the skies. From drone innovations to exciting electric snow-bikes, research that rethinks the very nature of mobility itself and much more, there …

BMW’s iX Flow Color-Changing Exterior

Wrapped in E Ink, the vehicle's color can shift at the driver's command

Just unveiled at a virtual CES press conference, the BMW iX Flow is a proof of concept for a color-changing exterior. Using their electric iX as the base, the car is clad in E Ink and can switch between black and white in an instant. While we were excited to see this innovation in-person, BMW (like so many other brands) chose to present at CES …