At the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, BMWBLOG interviewed Karim Habib, BMW Head of Design.

The 41-year old designer, known for the new BMW 7 Series and CS Concept exterior design, tells us about the design of the new BMW M3 and M4, and the BMW 2 Series.

On completing his design studies in California, Karim Habib held various posts in interior and exterior design before being appointed Team Leader, Advanced Design for the BMW Group. After a short stint at Mercedes-Benz, Habib returned as the head of the Exterior Design BMW Automobiles department.

He is now the Head of Design at BMW reporting directly to Adrian Van Hooydonk who oversees BMW, MINI and Rolls Royce designs.

What makes a BMW stand out? What design elements are important in an M car? Habib tells us in the video below.

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