Concept Touring Coupé Here’s BMW’s new unique piece – Mondo Auto
Well, it’s a dummy – for once – but it’s in development for series production, so, it could really hit the agents. We’ll see. Let’s talk about the BMW Concept Touring Coupé dusting off the cool “shooting brake” concept that’s now in the hands of rival Mercedes. However, the BMW relaunch is being relaunched with a bit of Made-in-Italy: the passenger compartment with leather surfaces has been carefully created by Poltrona Frau, while the luggage is made exclusively to measure in the leather workshop in Chidoni.
But even the Concept Touring Coupé is handcrafted like a suitcase by Schedoni of Modena, while the pedigree and name recall the BMW 328 Touring Coupé that won the Mille Miglia in 1940, even if the shooting brake concept is a nod to BMW 02 Series variants. from the early 1970s, which featured “Touring” in its name to distinguish it from sedans.
Among the improvements were the flat rear window and the “Sparkling Lario” paint designed specifically for this car, with blue glass flakes integrated, to give a greater impression of depth.
For the rest, the classic six-cylinder engine and gigantic light-alloy wheels, 20 inches on the front axle and 21 inches on the rear, complete the picture of a concept designed to impress. The same applies to the two-tone Poltrona Frau passenger compartment which is split horizontally into two distinct color compartments, with a dark brown shade in the upper part and a light brown saddle in the lower part. All things that we would hardly see in a potential production model: between the bags and the armchairs, the passenger compartment would cost more than the whole car …
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