BMW has a tradition of designing beautiful and stylish exterior mirrors. From the early ’90s to the present day, I virtually look back and examine the history of some of the most attractive and varied designs in this respect. Exterior mirrors are a highly important equipment on any car. They became relevant after the invention of the first automobile.
As speed and vehicle performance increased, the need to acknowledge the action behind the car before committing to maneuvers became so stringent. On BMW models, the presence of exterior mirrors can be traced back to the old 3/15 which appeared in 1927.
Nowadays, exterior mirrors are a sophisticated piece of equipment. Depending on the chosen configuration, they can fold automatically when the car is closed/opened, they can defrost in the cold season thanks to the heating system and they also incorporate the side blinker for better visibility.
Furthermore, on some high-end