GENEVA – BMW AG's design revolution continues with the controversial CS1 concept previewing the look of the auto maker’s new ’04 rear-drive- baby and copping the same criticism that seems to follow BMW's every move away from more conventional design principles (see related story: CS1 Concept Hints at Future BMW Small Car). Is Chris Bangle, BMW's design boss, troubled by this? "We're not going to whine," he says. "With our show cars – the Z9 coupe and X Coupe – we've put our bookends out ...

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