Exclusive: Designer defends controversial Coupe
X marks the spot: BMW is not prepared to confirm the X Coupe for production.
THE designer of BMW's controversial X Coupe concept has defended the car as a guide to the company's future styling direction rather than an indication it has lost its way. The unusually proportioned coupe, unveiled at the Detroit motor show last January, was greeted with a response which ranged from muted to outright rejection. Former BMW heavyweight Wolfgang Reitzle - now in charge of Ford's Premier Automotive Group - went as far as to say the X Coupe would never have become a reality had he still been at BMW. ...continued