TURIN – Before American Chris Bangle discovered car design, he wanted to become a Methodist minister. So, it should surprise no one that the charismatic head of BMW AG's design department is passionately persuasive in arguing the case for the German car maker's controversial design trends. Eyes flashing, arms moving, Bangle sketches and debates the case for the radical shift in design direction. He quotes the words of an Indian poem, "If you look for truth, you find beauty; if you look for ...

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