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The Hofmeister Kink

Interesting, Others | February 28th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

What is the Hofmeister Kink and how did it start? The Hofmeister Kink, or H-Kink as I’m going to call it, is a small inward kink at the base of the C-Pillar

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What If Your BMW Won’t Have The Iconic Kidney Grille?

Interesting | August 13th, 2014 by Horatiu Boeriu

Every chat we’ve had with a BMW designer usually starts with the iconic design elements that are at the core of every new design. For …

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Hofmeister Squared

Interesting | January 16th, 2010 by Shawn Molnar

The Hofmeister Kink is a traditional BMW design element that is receiving even more attention and flare than before. On the new 7 series as …

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What is the Hofmeister Kink?

Interesting | April 7th, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

“Hofmeister Kink” is one of the most common used words when describing the details of a BMW exterior design. But how many of us do …