The BMW Group unveiled the recreation of the BMW Garmisch at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. The Garmisch is a classic concept car that was designed by Marcello Gandini for Bertone and vanished after its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in 1970. With the newly created car, BMW pays respect to one of Italy’s most influential car designers and adds an exciting chapter to the company’s history. BMW has always been inspired and influenced by the Italian design and coachbuilding culture. From the lightweight aluminium BMW 328 Mille Miglia created at Carrozzeria Touring in the late 1930s to the wedge-shaped BMW M1 designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro, there has always been a vital exchange of concepts and ideas across the Alps. And just like many other Italian show cars of the 1960s and 1970s, the original BMW Garmisch was developed by Bertone as an independent design proposal intended to demonstrate the studio’s creativity. The BMW Garmisch gets sports car-like louvres on the C-pillars and the honeycomb-patterned mesh cover for the rear window While the side profile of the car was very sleek and clean, the most distinctive design feature of the BMW Garmis...