By Gabriel Bridger VideoJune 8, 2010 BMW Explains the Origins of the Roundel Logo (Video) Share on Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google + LinkedIn Email Previous articleJay Leno Drives and Dissects the E92 M3 Next articleVideo: X6///M: 12.5 At 110 Mph 1/4 Mile You may also like Video: An In-Depth Look at the BMW Vision M Next Design Global BMW Sales Grow 4.6% in May 2020 BMW M8 Videos and Photos Gallery goat And yet for years journalist after journalist has started reviews with mention of the “spinning propellor” and used it as a metaphor for the speed, engineering prowess, what-have-you. Got to love (conveniently) false symbology! Bimmer1 All the video said is how the shape and colors were determined, not the design of the interior of the emblem, which I still believe to be the prop on a plane just like the rest of the world. They completely failed to state how they came up with the arrangement of the blue and white inside the emblem. Philipp Zeissig The inside blue and white is the typical checkered blue/white Bavarian flag.