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BMW LEGO Hover Bike

The LEGO Technic BMW R 1200 GS Adventure kit is a must-have for motorcycle fans, but what if BMW created a futuristic version of the bike? Well, BMW Motorrad and LEGO Technic teamed up to do just that, and this design is what they came up with. What's even cooler is that they re-purposed the 603 pieces included in the kit specifically for this machine, while the front-wheel rim was modified to form a propeller. For those who happen to be in Denmark, you'll be able to see it live in person starting today at LEGO World Copenhagen, that is until it gets sent off to BMW's Munich headquarters. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of life hacks for drawing circles.

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BMW K75 Alpha Land Speed Racer

Mark Atkinson has officially unveiled the BMW K75 "Alpha" land speed racer, a motorcycle he created in partnership with Turkish designer Mehmet Doruk Erdem. It took Atkinson several months for him to build a chassis to fit inside Erdem's streamliner shell, one inspired by the lines of a Great White shark. Once fully completed, it will be used to race on the Bonneville Salt Flats and hopefully set a record or two. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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BMW Roadcarver


The BMW Street Carver was unlike any other skateboards at the time, as it boasted a unique suspension system derived from parts from a BMW 5 Series car. Its steering mechanism that gave it the ability to carve like a snowboard or surfboard. The Street Carver employed large, 110mm curved wheels, which were required because the axles roll in relation to the ground (i.e. change camber) as the board is turned (as opposed to traditional skateboarding axles, which remain parallel to the ground as the board is turned). Designer Rico Kersten unveils the Roadcarver, a four-wheeled motorcycle that was inspired by this unique skateboard. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of cold welding in atmosphere.

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BMW M1 Shark

Designed by Alex Imnadze, the BMW M1 Shark draws inspiration from the Peugeot Onyx, the Vision Next 100 (video above), the cloth-bodied Gina concept and even Bertone's classic Stratos Zero prototype from the 1970's. On the technical side, it features a front wheel-mounted AI computer, a chassis made from layered smartrubber covered in a hybrid surface skin, and a mid rear-mounted engine. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a colorful landing on Pluto.

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Manhart BMW M2

Just when you thought the BMW M2 couldn't get any better, Manhart unveils their completely revamped version. The upgraded 3.0-liter inline-six engine now generates 630 PS (621 HP) and 750 Nm (553 lb-ft) of torque, approximately 256 HP more than the stock model. Featuring an upgraded turbo / intercooler, remapped ECU unit, a sports exhaust system, larger brakes and a KW-made suspension. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

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BMW i Inside Future

BMW unveiled its all-new Inside Future concept at CES 2017, showing what self-driving cars could look like in 2020. The minimalistic cabin has four large slim seats covered in a beige cloth, complete with a throw pillow in the second row, while a steering wheel remains ready for the driver to take control. Passengers in the back can interact with tablet-style touchscreens mounted on the armrests. HoloActive control technology projects a 3D image of its controls over the console, and gesture controls enable drivers to easily select infotainment and vehicle options. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an incredible drone video.

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Letrons Transforming BMW Robot

Letvision's Letron is no longer a concept, and the life-sized transforming BMW 3-series robot has hit the streets. Unlike other giant robots, this one was created from a real car, and boasts a hydraulics system that can be remotely controlled for the transformation process. Future upgrades plan to make it drivable, which would integrate a passenger seat, though it won't exactly be street legal. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one showing how the NES Zapper light gun works.

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BMW Orion Streamliner

Inspired by the predatory osprey bird, designer Mehmet Erdem's BMW Orion Streamliner is a retrofuturistic motorcycle that has the rider sitting close to the ground. Featuring a luxurious leather seat, sleek black body panels, a single front headlight, and what looks like wooden accents along the sides. According to Erdem, the rear is slightly more narrow to reduce drag and increase its aerodynamic properties. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of 11,000 penguins taking on a Santa Claus army.

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HGK BMW F22

HGK Motorsport took a BMW 2-series and transformed it into the F22 Eurofighter. What does this mean? For starters, this carbon kevlar drift monster had its front / rear slam panels removed and replaced with custom, removable crash bars, along with a fabricated roll cage built specifically to Formula Drift specifications. Continue reading for a video of it at the track.

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Rough Crafts BMW R Nine-T

Rough Crafts' Winston Yeh drew inspiration from multiple classic BMWs when designing the R nineT's new bodywork. You'll find itsaluminum fuel tank borrows lines from late 70s and early 80s airheads, while still retaining modern day components, such as the fuel pump, battery and electronics box. With 110 horsepower ready to go, the 1170 cc boxer twin doesn't require much of a tune to get you speeding around town. "I met BMW's Head of Vehicle Design, Ola Stenegard, many times at different bike shows. We talked about what we could do together. But then BMW Motorrad Taiwan contacted me without knowing about our relationship, saying they want me to build a custom R nineT. Naturally Munich jumped on it, and made it an officially endorsed 'Soul Fuel' build," said Yeh. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a dog that wins the mannequin challenge.

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