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Didn't the guy who designed the Aston Martin DB 9 once work for BMW design? If so, why did they let him go? If not, why don't they offer him "the moon" and hire him away from Ford/Jaguar/Aston Martin? To say that BMW could use a major talent like this in the design department is a huge understatement.
 

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Didn't the guy who designed the Aston Martin DB 9 once work for BMW design? If so, why did they let him go? If not, why don't they offer him "the moon" and hire him away from Ford/Jaguar/Aston Martin? To say that BMW could use a major talent like this in the design department is a huge understatement.
Ian Callum started work on the Aston Martin DB9, but Henrik Fisker finished it. Ian Callum styled the Aston Martin DB7 and the Vanquish. Henrik Fisker is Aston Martin's design director while Ian Callum is Jaguar's design director. Henrik Fikser styled the BMW Z8 but left BMW in 2000. Ian Callum will style the 2006 Jaguar X150 (the next XK) which will use the XJ's aluminum chassis.

Here is one reason why the new BMWs are ugly...

 
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