BMW's iconic logo gets a minimalist redesign that shows the car's colour ...

Round of change: BMW’s iconic logo gets a minimalist redesign that shows the car’s colour through the outer ring The centre of the logo will still have blue and white colours of the Bavarian state  But the black outer circle bordering the crest is being replaced with empty space Redesign will mean the car's own colour will fill the gap where black used to be

By James Wood For Mailonline

Published: 01:59 GMT, 4 March 2020 | Updated: 01:59 GMT, 4 March 2020

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BMW is redesigning its iconic roundel logo with a more minimalist design. 

The basics of the car manufacturer's emblem remains the same, with the centre still retaining the blue and white colours of the Bavarian state from which the company originates.

But the black outer circle bordering the crest is being replaced with empty space, meaning the car's own colour will fill the gap. 

As part of the redesign, a retro font also spells out the letters BMW to give the new logo a fresh and different appearance. 

The black outer circle bordering the crest is being replaced with empty space, meaning the car's own colour will fill the gap

The black outer circle bordering the crest is being replaced with empty space, meaning the car's own colour will fill the gap

As part of the redesign, a retro font also spells out the letters BMW to give the new logo a fresh and different appearance (left the logo before the redesign, and right, the new logo)

As part of the redesign, a retro font also spells out the letters BMW to give the new logo a fresh and different appearance (left the logo before the redesign, and right, the new logo)

The news comes after the German car giant launched a new electric executive car that features a soundtrack by

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