February 2006 the BMW 6 Series models and the fair presentation concept
of the label MINI have been awarded by an international jury of experts
in Frankfurt with the "Design Prize of the Federal Republic of
Germany". This prize is the most important official award in Germany.
It is organized by the "German Design Council" for the Ministry
of Commerce and Technology. 2006, 25 products have been selected for
the prize out of 868 nominated products.