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Bavaria Cruiser 55 by BMW DesignworksUSA - Click above for a high-res image gallery
The term "flagship" gets thrown around a lot in the auto biz, but this time the term really fits the mold. Styled by the the automaker's design firm, the BMW DesignworksUSA Bavaria Cruiser 55 became the largest vessel in Bavaria's fleet when it launched this past weekend at the Palma Boat Show in Majorca, Spain.
Even in the rapidly reproaching disciplines of automotive design and naval architecture - recent examples of whose collaboration have included Viper-powered, Porsche-designed speedboats
and a nautical Volkswagen Caddy
- this isn't the first time the BMW design studio has dipped its toes in the water, having designed the Deep Blue 46 motoryacht
for the same firm and the even larger 60-foot sailing vessel for Belgian shipyard Zeydon
. This latest design benefits from lessons learned in automotive design, while incorporating some of the latest features in naval architecture. Follow the jump to read more in the press release and click the thumbnails below to view the images in high resolution.
Gallery: Bavaria Cruiser 55 by BMW DesignworksUSA
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Bavaria's new Flagship: Cruiser 55 sailboat by BMW DesignworksUSA
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