Designworks USA, BMW Group's in house product design firm, has two entries in this year's LA Auto Show design compeition. This year's theme is, “the Ultimate LA Machine”

Based on that theme Designworks has penned two concepts. One based around a sleek BMW roadster and another with radical rally inspired MINI concepts. The winner was chosen yesterday but I have yet to find any mention of it online. Interestinly Frank Stephenson, currently the director of design at Ferrari Maserati Group and designer of the current MINI will open the design conference.

Note: Please keep in mind this is purely a concept of what could be the ultimate LA Machine. Don't read too much into any of the design themes presented here in relation to the next MINI.

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