Thursday, March 26, 2015

Mercedes-Benz F015

Here is a truly futuristic look at the world of limousines in the mid-term future: the new Mercedes F015 concept for CES in Vegas. Wider than the S-Class but otherwise very similar in dimensions, the F015 takes a look at what luxury transport will be like within 5 to 10 years.
Here is a truly futuristic look at the world of limousines in the mid-term future: the new Mercedes F015 concept
Standard driver-operated modes have the lights outside shining white, and the front seats facing forward with the steering wheel and pedals as normal.
Here is a truly futuristic look at the world of limousines in the mid-term future: the new Mercedes F015 concept,
Switch to autonomous driving mode, and the lights outside flick to blue, the steering-wheel sinks into the dash, and the four seats become a conversation lounge. The idea of the car informing other road users of its auto-pilot or driver-operated modes is a subtle but brilliant insight.
Here is a truly futuristic look at the world of limousines in the mid-term future: the new Mercedes F015 concept.
The F015 is perfect for party people in Vegas — where there is one of the highest taxi-cab penetrations outside NYC. It also shows how Mercedes-Benz sees the auto-driving luxury limo market in the future. The tech of the F015 is doubtless able to be applied to regular Mercedes models, but a special flagship car like this shows strong initiative to the world, and may have market potential beside the S-Class proper.

A tailor-made “eco-lux” experience with the option of self-driving?2025: sign me up.Or perhaps even sooner?Uber drivers, be warned. You have been put on notice.The Mercedes F015 is coming.