Unless you have been living under a rock for the past couple of decades then you will have noticed the immense jump in popularity of so-called ‘smart cars,’ and thanks to their rise in popularity and influence on the market you will know that a lot more is expected from a car today than just ‘take me A to B’ and if you have ordered a new car in the past couple of decades, then you may already have basic smart car features in them. However, in this article, we will be looking at the coolest smart car features, from technologies featured only in million-dollar prototypes to rather cool features that can be found in the car that you and I could afford. Interested? Let’s jump in!
Augmented Reality Display
In our opinion, one of the coolest smart car features of the bat that seems to be straight out of an SCI-FI movie is the feature of Augmented Reality Display’s in some more premium smart cars, these displays give the driver information such as location on a GPS, your speed and information from whatever devices you have linked with your smart car.
Unfortunately, though these features aren’t going to be found in the average consumer car for at least a few more years as it is a very experimental technology right now, however, it does make you look forward to the future.
Seamless Integration with Smartphones
A lot of average consumer cars today have at least some integration with your smartphone, whether that be the ability to Bluetooth your music to the car radio or accept a call using your car, however, total, seamless smartphone integration is a feature that is already out in smart car’s such as the Honda Accord which lets you operate your whole iPhone using your car via Siri. Features like this will probably be found in many newer cars coming out within the early 2020s.
One of the most intriguing things about Self-Healing Paint is the fact that it’s actually been around for a really long time now however its use is still limited only to some models of smart cars, one of the coolest things about Self-Healing Paint is just the fact that you no longer need to worry about scrapes on your cars because as the name suggests, it heals itself within a couple of minutes of being damaged. Self-Healing Paint will most likely be used in new smart cars that are rolled out later on in the decade.
Despite seeing all these sci-fi-like features such as the Augmented Reality Display, one of the coolest features of a smart car still has to be just how much money you can save by owning one. Compared to the regular gas-guzzling cars, a smart car, despite it’s smaller sizes and larger price tags, will save you more money in the long term due to the fuel efficiency of these cars and just how environmentally-friendly they are.
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