Though the BMW Gina is still a concept, there was an actual prototype made, complete with shape-shifting cloth body. This vehicle is based on the Z8 chassis and is powered by a 4.4L V8, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.
According to BMW, the fabric skin consists of polyurethane-coated Lycra, which is resilient, durable and water resistant. The material is stretched over an aluminum frame that’s controlled by electric and hydraulic actuators, enabling the owner to change the body shape.