It’s secure to say BMW holds the unofficial file for the very best April Fools’ Day joke from an automaker with the M3 Pickup from 2011. This yr’s gag sadly doesn’t have a one-off M truck, however nonetheless, it did put a smile on our faces. Meet “The BMW Cleansing Swimsuit,” which is predictably solely obtainable on April 1. An i5 eDrive40 proprietor arrives at a car parking zone, solely to have his EV “attacked” by a fuzzy human.

If computerized automotive washes are taking away jobs, BMW desires to make issues proper by hiring somebody to do handbook labor enthusiastically. The particular person is roofed in white and blue brushes as a nod to the long-lasting roundel and the colours of Bavaria the place BMW calls house. The automotive’s proprietor appears to be a bit confused at first however then will get within the temper and even begins taking photos with the odd particular person.

The bizarre employee coated in wash rollers appears to be doing a very good job, albeit the electrical sedan was already spotless to start with. BMW affords some bizarre equipment like M-branded door pins and tow straps however it’s unlikely to go so far as popping out with this so-called cleansing swimsuit. That is German humor at its best, though one other high-performance pickup would’ve been method higher.

Talking of vehicles, BMW created the “Pi7ck Up Journey Glamping Expedition Model” for final yr’s April Fools’ Day as a big electrical pickup based mostly on the i7 sedan. In 2021, an official video made the social media rounds, asserting the corporate would begin transport vehicles with out flip alerts as a result of drivers don’t use them anyway. In case you haven’t seen it, we’ve connected it beneath.

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