Besides engine power and design, technology is the key factor that strikes a customer’s mind before buying a car. One cannot simply resist the hi-tech marvels that the automobiles companies are offering.
Looking at the pace of inventions in the automobile industry, the day is not far when the driver will simply sit back and enjoy snacks, watch a movie and the car will arrive at the destination without any intervention of driver.
Can’t deny each day technology in cars is making our lives simpler. As we head towards the end of the year let’s take a look at best tech-filled cars of the year 2017 from hi-tech infotainment system to autopilot systems.
Tesla Model 3
California based car maker Tesla’s Model 3 can be said to be one of the most awaited vehicles of the year. The firm has proved itself by being techy and simple at the same time. Everything can be controlled in Model 3 with an integrated 15-inch touchscreen. It can control every aspect of the car like controlling exterior and interior lights, opening and closing doors, GPS navigation, speed limit details and more.
These are just some highlights, there’s more like exploring music gallery, connecting smartphones and browsing the Internet and even more. Tesla model 3 faces a tough competition from a similar EV car Nissan Leaf 2018.
Audi A8 2018
German luxury car maker Audi has never failed to give strong competition to automobiles worldwide.
Talking about tech, Audi newly launched A8 his filled with some seriously sophisticated tech features. A8 is the ‘techiest’ car by Audi yet. There are 3 touchscreens in the dash – one right in front of the driver, another is a part of the infotainment system right in the middle and third one is for climate control/writing pad. The intelligent search technology allows the user to write or throw voice commands about the destination got GPS Navigation.
A8 is loaded with 12 ultrasound cameras, long and mid-range radar for autopilot, 360-degree cameras.
Volvo XC90 2018
Swedish car maker Volvo never fails to amaze the world with its classy and luxurious cars. The Volvo XC90 2018 has a hybrid electric motor that can be plugged and charged. The vehicle’s autonomous driving speed can go up to 80mph. The brainy and simplified tech of Volvo proves that the company still maintains its class. Its navigation system called ‘Sensus’ makes the job easier for the driver.
Talking about Volvo? How could we miss the safety? Safety of the customers has always been the top priority of Volvo according to us. When airbags or seat belt sensors are deployed, Volvo on service center will be informed automatically. You will be also notified if anyone attempts to break into your Volvo. Vehicle tracking can be done via satellite through your smartphone.
Chevrolet Volt 2018
The new Chevy Volt has is loaded with massive tech features, one of them being the advanced infotainment system. Volt’s infotainment system comes with dedicated ‘My Link’ which opens a wide array of features like Bluetooth phone and audio, contact lists, music playlists, navigation and much more. It also comes with Apple Car Play and Android Auto support.
Worried about handing your Volt to a new driver? Teen driver technology allows the original driver to set volume lock or even mute the volume unless seatbelts are worn. Speed limit and alerts can be set which resists the driver to go faster than specified.
BMW M760 Li 2017 (7 Series)
BMW’s 7 series has always been known for its swanky tech and tremendous power. The 2017 M760 Li is at the pinnacle of luxury with a beastly V12 engine. Tech features include footrest and massager, Wifi hotspot, 10-inch screen in the dash for entertainment.
BMW’s advanced smart key lets you control the vehicle once you are out of it and lets you park using the smart key as a remote control. Sensors can detect objects and automatically applies brake if something is detected even if the user is not aware of the environment.
Range Rover Velar
With the release of Velar, Range Rover has intelligently bridged the gap between luxury and performance.
With mind-blowing futuristic aerodynamic design Velar has impressed luxury SUV lovers. Not only beautiful aesthetic but velar comes with a ton of tech inside too. It comes with Navigation Pro and 4G hotspot which enables everyone to seamlessly share multimedia on the move.
One can control Velar by its smartphone as well as a smartwatch. The engine can be preheated before the drive, locked, unlocked and located on the map using smartwatch or phone.
Velar features two 10 inch screens one at the dash and another below it which is called Touch Duo Pro. This removes the experience hassle-free as the driver can use the primary screen for navigation without disturbance and the secondary screen can be used by the passenger to control music and media. Both are powered by powerful Intel processor and have 60GB SSD each.