It may sound like something out of a science fiction movie but today’s high-tech cars have the capability to keep you up when you get distracted while driving, use voice commands and allow you to customize your dashboard display. Such high valued cars don’t just look luxurious on the outside, but also try to maintain standards by using the best technology. Below are some of the features of high-tech luxury cars and what makes them unique.
Mercedes Benz S Class
Can you imagine your car preventing you from falling asleep while driving? The Mercedes S-class offers an attention assist feature which detects the driver’s eye moment and monitors when you’re losing attention while driving. When this happens the car will alert the driver using several noises and visual signals waking up the driver. It’s one of the most advanced safety feature.
Want to command your car using just your voice? A decade ago talking to a car was only part of sci-fi movies but now it’s a reality. This feature is known as CUE – Cadillac User experience which includes functions like a tablet with touch features, device sync and the ability to recognize your natural voice. Drivers can effortlessly make phone calls, play music and locate destinations using voice commands. By using CUE drivers can concentrate on the road, resulting in reduced risk of an accident.
Did you know BMW i8 is the first sports hybrid car with fuel consumption and emission values of a compact car? When thinking about hybrid cars the first image that comes to mind is a slow moving ordinary car but BMW is changing this perspective. The aerodynamic design and light weight frame which allows i8 to reach the top speed of 120 km/h purely on electric power and a maximum speed of 250 km/h consuming just 2.1 L/100 km.
Did you know Audi was the first one to introduce an infotainment system? It allows drivers to personalize the dashboard such as change speedometers size or design using fingers. Also, the same display panel in the dashboard shows maps, multimedia, cars health condition and much more. The ease of customization is what appeals many motorists.
BMW 7 series
Do you like to go for long drives at night? Driving in pitch darkness at high speeds can be dangerous for both drivers as well as others on the road. It may get difficult to concentrate during night time for many and to solve this problem BMW has innovated a head-up display with night vision which shows the road ahead and anything lurking in the darkness. It also includes pedestrian and cyclist recognition system which at times are difficult to see.