Audi’s 605HP Prologue idea automotive has touchscreens all over the place
Audi’s all the time been extra ahead-considering with in-automotive tech than most automakers, however it’s about to take it to a brand new degree(s), judging by its newest idea automotive. Our colleagues at Autoblog simply took at take a look at the Prologue, and what it is missing in inexperienced tech, it greater than makes up with slick know-how on the within. To start out with, the driving force will get a “three-degree” simulated 3D cockpit, with one displaying essential driving info and two simulating visible depth. Audi says that makes the mass of driving, car, navigation and leisure info “higher organized and simpler for the driving force to grasp.”
The pilot and passengers can management all that knowledge by way of a dizzying array of contact shows. There’s one to the left of the steering wheel for lighting and help, one other to the appropriate for media controls and a large-display passenger touchscreen masking the complete floor of the instrument panel. With that, the co-pilot can management the tunes and ship navigation info over to the driving force’s show with only a swipe. Lastly, there is a fourth contact show within the middle console that allows handwriting enter (!) and is used for local weather management and different car settings.
One other techy function is the “digital butler” that may work out who’s driving based mostly on their smartphone and arrange the seating, local weather management, navigation choices and music to go well with. We think about that putting calls, listening to music in your gadget and different related-automotive choices are a formality as properly.
In any other case, the Prologue is simply your run-of-the-mill, 605HP one-off idea car value hundreds of thousands of dollars, that the fortunate people at Autoblog had an opportunity to device round in. They discovered its sharp, understated styling “unimaginable to behold,” particularly with touches like 3D molded rear taillights and exhaust ports. As for a way quickly any of this finds its method right into a retail mannequin, who is aware of? Even when it did, this author would wish to find an extended-misplaced wealthy uncle to have any probability of affording it. For extra, verify Autoblog‘s report and the video under.
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