A lot of news from the BMW Group. Firstly, they have been awarded a hat trick of awards at the 2012 German Design Award, secondly, they are celebrating 25 years of 12 cylinder engines, thirdly, BMW is offering oppurtunities to professionals in intelligent networking in urban situations at the ITS World Congress in Vienna and finally, BMW Motorrad has revealed the exclusive K 1300 S special model at the EICMA motorcycle show ion Milan.
The German Design jury awarded the German Design Award 2013 to the BMW brand. The brand picked up 3 awards one each for the 6 series, 1 series and Husqvarna 900 R models. In the transportation and public space category, the BMW 6 series convertible won the top price while the BMW 1 series and Husqvarna 900 R received adulations for their elegance and design. The decision was made by a 30 strong jury from among 1500 submissions. The jury comprises of design experts from varied fields each best at their chosen profession.
This is not the first time that BMW has been commended for its superior brand of vehicles. In the past too, the BMW 5 series was voted as the best model showcasing sporting agility and elegance. The decisions for the design award for the BMW 6 series was based on the exterior features which included the bonnet, long wheel base, low waistline as also the set back passenger compartment. Sculpted surfaces and superior dynamics showcase authoritative driving experience which is quite different from youthful appearance of the BMW 1 series and sporty dynamic look of the Husqvarna 900 R.