"My desire was to create something like a living sculpture, with sharp lines and smooth surfaces. The main inspiration was an athletic body in which we find exactly this interaction. I can not say whether it was the male or female body ... but I wanted the car to awaken human emotions."
Track athlete competing in the long jump. An athletic human body was Juliane's inspiration for the Z4 design. She says she didn't think of whether it was a man or a woman, she just wanted to evoke strong emotions.
Juliane said she attempted to design the Z4 roadster using an athlete's body as her inspiration. She didn't think whether it was male or female, she just wanted to get the contours and sense of strength.