Chris Bangle takes a swing at Jason Castriota over SAAB PhoeniX

In what's already being heralded as the "Chilla in Geneva," infamous BMW designer Chris "Big Butts" Bangle tussled with Jason "Cassius" Castriota over the design of the inspired-by-jets Saab PhoeniX. Rhetorical fists fly as Bangle angles to flame Castriota's surfaces. » 3/02/11 10:40am 3/02/11 10:40am

24 Hours of Lemons Winner Trades Roles With Chris Bangle

That's right, folks- rumor has it that Jack Baruth, journalist, member of the winning team at the Flat Rock 24 Hours of LeMons, R8 driving instructor to yours truly, and our very own ViergangFuchs, will be swapping lives with controversial BMW designer Chris Bangle, as part of a new reality-TV series entitled Wait'll… » 1/15/08 4:00pm 1/15/08 4:00pm

Chris Bangle: Hero Or Villain?

Somehow Strike Week morphed into BMW Week here on Ye Olde Jalop. Fine by us. Driving down the 101, 110 and 10 Freeways yesterday we saw a Bentley Continental GT, a Ferrari F430, A Ferrari 550, a Gallardo and no fewer than 17 BMW 745/750s. I'm telling you, in certain Los Angeles zip codes there are more big-butt Bangled … » 9/28/07 1:30pm 9/28/07 1:30pm

If Cars Are Art Then Chris Bangle Is — What Exactly?

After watching the above video from Chris Bangle talking about cars as art, and getting lost somewhere around where Bangle starts talking about making love, today's Question of the Day's all about you helping us answer something via word association. Help us to finish the phrase: » 7/09/07 11:30am 7/09/07 11:30am

Should be easy enough — we've already …

Bangled Airbus: BMW Design Shows off Airline Interior

Watchers of the upscale, Born Rich, found a shot of an Airbus prototype with an interior that's the product of BMW Designworks, the company's artsy-fartsy division headed by director Chris Bangle. Designworks, which pens everything from watches to lamps to cars and motorcycles fitted the A350 twinjet with spacious… » 3/16/06 12:17pm 3/16/06 12:17pm