If you've been waiting patiently to find out what the 2012 Chevy Malibu looks like, today's your day. These patent filings reveal the next-generation 'Bu and reflect the same design we've been expecting.
According to Ray, the 2012 Chevy Malibu "looks very BMW-ish, even down to the Bangle-butt." Expect to see it some time next year. [Follow @RayWert on Twitter for more live updates from GM's product sneak preview.]