Chinese language automobile maker Chery has proven off a concept self-driving SUV that allows drivers to play video games whereas the automobile is in its autonomous driving mode.
Revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Present, the Tiggo Coupe Concept has a usually sharp design present in most concept vehicles set to be translated right into a full road-worthy autos in the near-future, whereas beneath the bonnet it has a petrol-electric hybrid engine set to propel the SUV to 62mph in six seconds, with the high velocity clocked at 124mph.
These specs are slightly run-of-the-mill for a PHEV SUV, however the extra attention-grabbing stuff for tech followers could be discovered with the Tiggo Coupe Concept’s autonomous driving system, which teases tech that allows for the steering wheel to be folded right into a games controller whereas the automobile drives itself.
With this “multifunctional interactive steering wheel” drivers can then play games, presumably on the digital sprint or tablet-esque infotainment show proven in inside concept designs.
Particulars on how this in-car gaming will work are skinny on the floor, however Chery already has plans to carry its Tiggo SUV over to the US and European markets, with the Tiggo 5x and Tiggo 7 fashions, which can see Chery makes its first correct debut in the automobile market exterior of China.
The Tiggo 5x and Tiggo 7 vehicles gained’t be filled with the similar stage of tech the Coupe Concept is presenting, however they’ll nonetheless come loaded with full LED headlights, fancy chrome fascias and bumpers, and a set of sensible connectivity options. Precise launch dates weren’t revealed by Chery, however we will count on to see extra of the Chinese language automobile maker in Europe the coming years.
With driverless automobile improvement properly on its approach to true absolutely autonomous autos, extra rolling off the manufacturing line and being conjured as ideas by engineers are doubtless to have some type of self-driving tech, whether or not which means park help options or full driverless programs.
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