Motor Authority: BMW debuts camper that ‘breathes’

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From the bloggers at Motor Authority:

BMW unveiled a concept Tuesday at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, but it isn’t a car. Instead it’s a camper that BMW’s California-based design house, Designworks, cooked up with American outdoor apparel brand The North Face.

The camper, which is compact and light, and somewhat resembles the BMW Isetta city car of the 1950s, is designed to be towed and can fit two adults. According to BMW, the design was actually inspired by its fabric-lined GINA Light Vision concept unveiled in 2008.

What’s innovative about the design is The North Face’s new material called Futurelight, a fabric that’s waterproof but permeable to the air thanks to tiny, nano-sized holes. That’s important as it solves the issue of waterproof apparel keeping your sweat in.

The full blog and more pictures can be viewed at Motor Authority.

Greg Gerber

Greg Gerber

A journalist who has covered the recreation vehicle industry since January 2000, Greg Gerber founded RV Daily Report on April Fool's Day in 2009. He also serves as the editor of the publication and website. As an Eagle Scout, he has enjoyed camping for decades and has visited every state except Hawaii. A DODO -- Dad of Daughters Only -- to three young women, he has two grandchildren as well. He currently splits his time between Wisconsin, Texas and Arizona. Greg can be reached at editor@rvdailyreport.com.

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