BMW recently showcased a concept car called the BMW iX Flow that looks like a rather compact and futuristic SUV that is filled with the latest and greatest tech by the German manufacturer. This car blew up on social media and never failed to grab people's attention around the world shortly after its unveiling, but it was not the car itself that was fascinating, but rather one element of the car, that of its ability to change colour.
The BMW iX Flow can change from white to black and to grey as well by the simple push of a button, furthermore, the user can change configurations of the grey tonal values as well so the car doesn't have to be one set colour, but rather a mixture if the driver intended to do so.
However, as amazing as this might seem, there are some downsides to it though. The BMW iX Flow uses a similar e-ink technology to that of a Kindle. How durable would this be after several stone chips and exposure to dirt and harsh sunlight? Also, if the car needed repair work done, it would cost a significant amount more than if it were just a painted panel.
Take a look at the video below by the YouTube channel: Driven Media on Why Colour Changing Cars Won't Catch On...
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