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We'd never have pegged the folks at BMW for fans of the rat rod sensibility, but according to Australia's CARSGuide, BMW is working on special matte finish paint for its cars. BMW project manager for the Z4 Coupe told the Aussies such new paint will "turn the car's surfaces into sculpture." It'll also make polishing a moot point, and "rewrite the rules on car styling and presentation." The only problem, according to the project manager?

"We have no idea yet on how we will be able to repair it."

BMW Thinks You'll Take a Shine to This [CARS Guide]

Nissan Develops Self-Reparing Finish [internal]