The Sculptural BMW Concept XM Debuts at Art Basel Miami Beach 2021

An architectural statement SUV with radical interiors from the luxury automaker

Inside Miami‘s 1111 Lincoln Road, an architecturally alluring parking tower designed by Herzog & de Meuron and known as location for lavish events, German luxury automaker BMW debuted their transformative, one-off BMW Concept XM earlier this week as part of Art Basel Miami Beach. The reveal, which we attended, was appropriately timed. Not only is BMW a long-standing official Art Basel automotive partner, but this sculptural plug-in …

Interview: Polestar’s Design Director on The Stunning Precept Concept

Max Missoni on the philosophy behind the bold decisions that define the vehicle

The Precept, from Polestar (Volvo’s electric vehicle testbed and sister brand), represents not just an embrace of technology, but also a reshuffling and reimagining of the concept of luxury itself. Austere and future-forward, the car (which was poised to be unveiled at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show) follows in CEO Thomas Ingenlath’s mission statement that EV design should move away from what he calls …

Why Mercedes-Benz Partnered with Avatar to Create a Concept Car

The VISION AVTR is a glimpse at auto design some 20 years into the future

Mercedes-Benz CEO Ola Källenius announced a longterm partnership with Lightstorm Entertainment, creators of the mega-hit Avatar and its four future sequels, and presented the first manifestation of their collaboration—the VISION AVTR concept car—during a keynote at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The presentation offered a window 20 years into the future at what a car might look like, and how we’ll interact …