BMW debuts color-changing SUV at CES 2022


BMW showed off its new color-changing paint technology concept at CES 2022. At the touch of a button, the iX can shift from black and white. The company says it’s the same technology found in e-readers.

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  • Bogdan Verbenets
    Bogdan Verbenets15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Fixing a scratch would cost a fortune.

  • CODEX919


    14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    @PantsAreAnOption If you have to worry about the resell value of a bmw then clearly the car is out of your league

  • Lukan Vanderlinde

    Lukan Vanderlinde

    14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    It's a BMW bro, it's already a fancy car...

  • Noor Ghani

    Noor Ghani

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    It has a polyurethane coating like the grill of the ix which can self heal scratches under direct sunlight or heat from a blow dryer.

  • neob


    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Nope, its a color foil, you can easy fix the damaged parts.

  • Jozef Kováč

    Jozef Kováč

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา


  • P Kramer
    P Kramer15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    "Well Mr. Policeman, at first the car was white but then it changed to black. I don't know if this is helpful."



    13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    "Well, Mr. Kramer, first, I am a policewoman." ;-)

  • SamTheCar


    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    yeah well it has a massive grille so not hard to spot

  • George Vazquez
    George Vazquez15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Now you don't have to pull into a car paint shop when you have 3 wanted stars

  • Mohammed Tawhid Hossain

    Mohammed Tawhid Hossain


    Underrated comment

  • Jakaloper
    Jakaloper15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I want a computer case made of this!

  • Lukan Vanderlinde

    Lukan Vanderlinde

    14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Phone or smartwatch too

  • Lou Murk
    Lou Murk15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    You know someone is just gonna turn their BMW into a Manga panel

  • Ajinkya


    11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Better hope it's not henny 😂

  • Dev1lm4n


    14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Ahegao BMW

  • arthur tully

    arthur tully

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา


  • Mads T
    Mads T15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Kinda surprised this didn't come bundled with an NFT marketplace for custom patterns to make it completely ridiculous. 😜

  • jTrvls The Wrld
    jTrvls The Wrld15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Nice, combine that with a changing number plate. You'll be practically invincible 😂

  • did?
    did?15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Lmao they really slapped an ebook reader on top of a car 😂

  • Pedro Henrique

    Pedro Henrique

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    @131aine what about planes?

  • 131aine


    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Good idea. Next: houses.

  • Rafael Santos
    Rafael Santos15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    This would be such a hassle to deal with, but slapping an e-book reader on a car's bodywork is actually genius

  • Ramon Hamm

    Ramon Hamm

    13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Make money by displaying advertising on the sides, it probably can animate too.

  • Ali


    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    And if you are bored you can read your books on the car /s .

  • lol
    lol15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    That's amazing. Didn't even think about that.

  • bosun99uk
    bosun99uk15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Cars changing colors! We were living in a simulation before, Now we living in the movies. Awesomeness.

  • Daniel Castillo
    Daniel Castillo11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Imagine feeling some type of way and you wanna combine it with changing the color of your vehicle! That’s so cool 😎

  • Tyler 1
    Tyler 115 วันที่ผ่านมา

    good luck to police catching this car

  • Jozef Kováč

    Jozef Kováč

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    @Pete S. I think it is already happening. Any car with GPS is traceable, it was done/ agreed because of accidents.

  • Jozef Kováč

    Jozef Kováč

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    @Sergie I would kinda bet that any tinkering with cars software would render it useless or it would be hard coded.

  • Pete S.

    Pete S.

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    police should have technology to track a car by it's registration and car number?

  • Sergie


    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    @Jozef Kováč modify it. Reverse engineer it and you will be fine.

  • Jozef Kováč

    Jozef Kováč

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    BMW would probably disable it (or all cars in given area) remotely, just like AC or heated seats.

  • Jeroen Boelhouwer
    Jeroen Boelhouwer15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The biggest question is have they finally ads a turn signal to BMW's.......???

  • PantsAreAnOption


    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    @V P i have a 2004 E46 and get stupid jokes by coworkers that also drive BMW that i gonna break my car because i use the indicators too much (aka all the time, like you are supposed to)

  • V P

    V P

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The people who buy these cars don’t have a brain anyways so they won’t use turn signals

  • Dee Ess
    Dee Ess13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I work in Tokyo and a couple of years ago a taxi company claimed they had a car paint that was heat sensitive and would change from white to pink to let people know the taxi was occupied. It was reported in the Japan Times, but not sure if the tech ever took off or if it actually worked as they claimed.

  • Lizzy Bennet
    Lizzy Bennet15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    A car that changes its colors like a chameleon? Finally... Getaway drivers worldwide can rejoice, lol.

  • Dee Ess

    Dee Ess

    13 วันที่ผ่านมา


  • Pete S.

    Pete S.

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา


  • PlaneetBob
    PlaneetBob15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Repairs are going to be freaking expensive.

  • Dee Ess

    Dee Ess

    13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Maybe a scratch will illuminate so that it will constantly annoy you and you have no choice but to bring into their shop to get it fixed or replace the panel. That would be good tech you would expect of these companies.

  • LtexprsGaming
    LtexprsGaming15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Another benefit, is now you can lose the cops way easier. Just change the vehicle color and drive right on by.

  • Tom Bridge

    Tom Bridge

    13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    unless the cops could control it, change you to screeming chicken yellow and have it flash

  • xybp942


    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    GTA 3 cheatcode unlocked

  • The Young Warlock

    The Young Warlock

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I don’t think if it would be legally allowed cause your reg will have your car registered to a specific colour

  • Binoy Mathew
    Binoy Mathew15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    This was inevitable. It was always possible, just not at a consumer level.

  • LaMelo Ball
    LaMelo Ball15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Would be a great feature when you merge that half of the car body changes, you know, to help a typical BMW driver who doesn't indicate

  • Jason Kentjana

    Jason Kentjana

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The blinker is now the whole car

  • Gasa
    Gasa14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    i always dreamed about something like this.

  • Manny Laureano
    Manny Laureano13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I'm sure Law Enforcement is absolutely thrilled about this. I will say that being able to turn a dark car into a white car is great for those very sunny, hot days. That's about the only good thing about this.

  • Moon Walk
    Moon Walk13 วันที่ผ่านมา


  • V P
    V P15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    In bmw fashion, it’ll break within a week

  • heavymountain
    heavymountain15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I would love to customize the aesthetics based on my whims. Need this to be hi-res

  • Julien Marten
    Julien Marten15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Has to be the perfect getaway vehicle

  • Zander Lane
    Zander Lane15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Those were the 3 legal-team-approved uses. My bet is that the number 1 use, the lawsuits- likely-if-said-out-loud one was "anonymity" and target consumer those who desire it...

  • Cobaltbuddy89
    Cobaltbuddy8912 วันที่ผ่านมา

    As an autobody tech, my job just keeps getting more difficult. Old techs had it so easy. Should've picked a different career.

  • Gurjeet Singh
    Gurjeet Singh15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    All I can imagine is overtaking someone and pushing a button to tease them by writing something on the boot.

  • Sphyxx
    Sphyxx15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    How do you lose your car in a parking lot? Just remember where you put it 😂

  • Paulo Muñoz Artavia
    Paulo Muñoz Artavia15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    *Me trying to register the car in my country* So, what color is the car? Me: Y E S

  • Hiimniu
    Hiimniu15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    changing it to white during night drives would increase visibility maybe.

  • Ian
    Ian15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Perfect getaway car. ‘It was a blue car officer!’

  • Richard Yu
    Richard Yu13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Perfect getaway vehicle to throw off the pursuer!

  • Arnav Thakur
    Arnav Thakur15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Ok my first concern was: Is such a thing legal?

  • Vishwath Ramachandran

    Vishwath Ramachandran

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    @Brandon It would make it hard for police to identify your car if it keeps changing colors.

  • Shini Kyokai

    Shini Kyokai

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I will make it legal.

  • Brandon


    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Great question but why wouldn't it be?

  • Charles Müller

    Charles Müller

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    In many places it's not

  • Erwin de Wit
    Erwin de Wit15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    It still does sound interesting, a Dutchman speaking English.. But yeah, can I get one to display artwork? Or perhaps sunflower yellow? Or signal grün?

  • NootNoot!
    NootNoot!15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Idk why but this reminds me of those hot wheels toys that change color with water lol

  • Dalem Silas
    Dalem Silas14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    There's even rgb e-ink but it's going to cost a fortune. Actual luxury.

  • Daniel A
    Daniel A15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Perfect getaway car

  • p m
    p m15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    someone must have used this in their military a couple years ago already

  • Will M
    Will M15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    This is really cool tech. I thought it was a gimmick when I heard it, but I guess I can see the benefit after listening to their ideas. At least there’s some functionality to it beyond changing the color of the thing for the owner’s amusement. Doesn’t change the fact that the car they’re applying it to is hideous, though.

  • mushieslushie


    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The benefits they listed are a joke. So you can find it in a parking lot? How is that going to help you went its 3 rows over and its not even in view? Thats what the horn is for. If your battery status is full? You can get that info in the app and get a notification when it's fully charged. Whos going to be like is the car charged yet? Let me run outside and see what color it is!

  • neob


    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    @Ross Carlson No, this is a color foil, you can easy fix the damaged parts and the cleaning is easy as well.

  • Ross Carlson

    Ross Carlson

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Right, and this is cool on a car? You're kidding right? I can't imagine what it's like to clean and how badly it would scratch and damage - you've clearly never owned or cared for a matte finish car. They look great but it's a nightmare to keep clean/pretty. This will NEVER see a production car.

  • Alfonso Rivera-Moctezuma Jr
    Alfonso Rivera-Moctezuma Jr15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Color changing on demand for a automobile? I thought about this in the 90's.

  • iTokyoRobVGC
    iTokyoRobVGC15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Perfect getaway car

  • Shini Kyokai
    Shini Kyokai15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Dude this is going to make my bank robberies so much more convenient

  • Ramon Hamm

    Ramon Hamm

    13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Only if the license plate can also change, it's either black or white, narrows it down pretty well.

  • Arai See

    Arai See

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    How else can we expect the car to pay for itself?

  • ideasforu
    ideasforu14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    None of the features deemed essential use cases yet. One functional use of this could be completely to hide the hideous BMW front grille.

  • Joseph Ball
    Joseph Ball15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    It will be legally classed as a "distraction on the road" and will be banned. Personally I cannot see any benefit to this. Like every example they just gave, wasnt a problem that needed fixing

  • Johnny jai
    Johnny jai14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    this kind of color - changing technology for military purposes in the future

  • SkrotOchCo
    SkrotOchCo15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Perhaps they should start by thinking about designing a car that isn't absolutely hideous regardless of colour...

  • Luke Frahn

    Luke Frahn

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    the whole design team has kidney (grille) disease. sad

  • justforthetv
    justforthetv13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    It's a cool concept. BMW's reasons to justify this technology are ridiculous. The only reason that makes sense is just wanting to change the color of your car lol. Too bad it's only Black, White, Grey.

  • nmanVI
    nmanVI15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Came in a black BMW left in a white one 😂

  • John Easton
    John Easton13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Just great, when the govt forces you to drive in an autonomous vehicle soon, they'll color-code it based upon your social credit standing and it can change over time! HOORAY!

  • Joel S
    Joel S15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    BMW just made a getaway vehicle

  • Ryukachoo
    Ryukachoo15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    You can have any color you like as long as it's black or white

  • Joel Hachat
    Joel Hachat15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Dang! That's cool! God bless!

  • Greg Shepard
    Greg Shepard15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Can it copy your surroundings and just turn invisible?

  • Poda Poramboku
    Poda Poramboku14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Moment of silence for those who thought its real

  • Saumya Talwani
    Saumya Talwani15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Well even wrapping is not allowed in India 😂 so this is never coming here

  • CJ
    CJ13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    A great getaway car then

  • douglas devine
    douglas devine15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    To bad you'll have to pay for a subscription to use it on your car!

  • Elmers G. Lue
    Elmers G. Lue15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Same company that removed touchscreens cause of chip shortages?

  • Kevin Deschênes
    Kevin Deschênes15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Wow changing the albedo will be revolutionary

  • William Hendrick
    William Hendrick15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Can't wait until one of these is stolen and the police loose it because they were looking for the wrong color LOL

  • Wuhsabi
    Wuhsabi13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Running from the cops, if you get a clear line of site just pull into a random driveway and change your car to black. Cops will zip right past you. Not sure how this is even legal, what's next, a motorized license plate changer.

  • Heidelbergaren
    Heidelbergaren15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I want racingstripes when I put the car in SPORTS mode

  • brian van rhijn
    brian van rhijn15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Make it flash? Never heard of blinkers I guess

  • David Datura
    David Datura15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    This only changes from white to black and vice-versa. Once they can produce full color e-ink car paint, then it’ll take off.

  • Preston Brockway
    Preston Brockway15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I wonder how much all that weighs?

  • Jake D
    Jake D15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Fantastic but what color gets registered on DMV? RGB?

  • Don McLaughlin
    Don McLaughlin14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The bank robbers are going to love this, the cops, not so much. 🚓

  • Damian R
    Damian R15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Dont think this will be legal. DMV asks for color of car. Also, this will make it very difficult for police to recognize a stolen vehicle or a vehicle on the run. Cool idea but wont happen in USA

  • Soy Mxlk
    Soy Mxlk12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    What if a police report comes out of a stolen color-changing BMW how are ppl supposed to know what color its gonna be-

  • Samuloflipsitup
    Samuloflipsitup15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Why did they downgrade the way the front grill looks 😅

  • Ashkan


    14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    they didn't, you just can't handle change

  • Thorikibr
    Thorikibr15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    In Indonesia, if the color of your car different with the colour that you regist to get car license plate, u can get ticket from police :'

  • Arvizas TIPSLT - Gameplay, Tech & Reviews
    Arvizas TIPSLT - Gameplay, Tech & Reviews14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    It's wonderful. But it is also strange.

  • 13orrax
    13orrax14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    what if someone dings the door? does it crack like a cell phone screen?

  • Jay NC
    Jay NC15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The car law enforcement will grow to hate when calling in a BOLO.

  • Sajith Channadathu
    Sajith Channadathu7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    what will vehicle registration agency say , you need to have one colour

  • Kevbo
    Kevbo15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    That’s actually cool

  • Steve67
    Steve6714 วันที่ผ่านมา

    This is mega!

  • Just_ktrash UwU
    Just_ktrash UwU15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I can’t wait!

  • samsudin


    7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Its probably not gonna be legal

  • plentyrockz
    plentyrockz15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    You need your car to flash to locate it? Can't you locate it with a phone app?

  • Bugside almighty

    Bugside almighty

    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Or, you know, press the key to unlock and blink the lights

  • RVltn
    RVltn15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Such ePaint would need some eDetailers ?

  • Badr
    Badr14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The one who will get the benefits of the car are BMW not the customer

  • Youssef kharbat
    Youssef kharbat14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    cops will definitely have hard time following this car lol

  • Bradley 422
    Bradley 42215 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Escaping from police will be super easy, barely an inconvenience.

  • jkfdkjjd
    jkfdkjjd15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    BMW flow technology can beinifit our customers in a number of ways: 1.Personilization 2.Information? 3.? ?.??

  • aditya kambli
    aditya kambli15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    A bank robber's dream car.

  • CCV334
    CCV33413 วันที่ผ่านมา

    “Be on the alert, suspect was last seen driving a white BMW”

  • rmb_dev
    rmb_dev15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Great for someone who escape a police chase ))

  • rushil jalnawala
    rushil jalnawala15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Hey is there a technology which make cars not look incredibly hideous? What say bmw you can invent that.

  • Sean Winkfield
    Sean Winkfield15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    We got tech to change car color but don’t have different color tires….smh

  • Brandon
    Brandon15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    That's amazing. Didn't even think about that.

  • Shakthi Kumar
    Shakthi Kumar15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Nice concept for James bond car chase scene..

  • 2 Many Remote Controllers
    2 Many Remote Controllers14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Car thieves' dream come true. They can never get caught as they can change the color.

  • Cole Davenport
    Cole Davenport14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    wow can't wait to never see this come out

  • noure b
    noure b15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Tu changes une ailes ça te coûte le prix d’une voiture 😂😂😂

  • Ivan_van_Ogre


    15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    You change a wing it costs you the price of a car. (Google Translate)

  • Asif Baig
    Asif Baig15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Good luck Police Department chasing your next high-speed pursuit!

  • Solidus
    Solidus14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Maybe you can hide the awful front kidney grill with it :)

  • Ryan M
    Ryan M15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    How is this going to integrate with car registration tags and the stated color of the car vs vin number

  • karysmuh


    13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    What happens now when I buy a black car and paint or wrap it red?

  • ///M
    ///M15 วันที่ผ่านมา

    What about safety?