Tech Cars

It is no more enough for a car to be a simple one; modern days demand better features than a simple engine and fuel economy. This trend has give rise to a standalone kind of cars called “Tech Cars”. As the name suggests, these are those vehicles which are equipped with the best available tech features of modern era. A car loaded with state of the art GPS device, super sound system, amazingly huge LCD, astounding Xbox 360 and any nice gizmo will be received with applause these days.

This is why, I have come up with this topic today; best tech cars of this year. I will state the details of top tech cars of 2010 that have mesmerized the tech lovers. Let us have a look at our list.

1. 2010 Audi S4:

This car comes on top of our list. Reasons are many; top reasons include fuel economy, great performance and many cabin tech features.

Specs:

  • Body style: Sedan
  • Engine availability: Gas
  • Safety features: Rain sensitive wipers; Adaptive cruise control; Roadside assistance; Stability control; Smart airbags; Traction control; Antilock brakes; Optional back up cameras
  • Entertainment features: Memory card slot; Satellite radio; MP3 CD enabled sound system; Optional media hard disk MP3 sound system; Optional video entertainment system
  • Convenience features: 12V power outlet; 2 way security system; Multi-zone climate control
  • Drivetrain tech: All wheel drive
  • Navigation features: Trip computer; Optional non GPS DVD navigation system
  • Bluetooth phone interface
  • Home automation integration
  • Price: $45,900.00

Features:

This car will accept your voice commands; thus not letting you feel lonely if you are driving alone. Tell your car that you need some cash; need gas or are hungry and it will show up number of options as a result on the navigation screen. From there you can choose your desired location. You will love the way buildings are shown by Audi’s navigation system (which uses an Nvidia graphics chip). Live traffic will keep you warned about bad traffic situations around you.

A color LCD Instrument Cluster Display lets you control a host of features like trip, navigation, audio and phone.

Product’s Unique Selling Points:

  • Great performer
  • Good fuel economy
  • Steering wheel button control
  • Voice commands
  • Nvidia graphics chip in navigation control
  • Various options for customization

Limitations:

  • Display could have been better

2. 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid:

Awesome cabin tech, great comfort and a not-so-expensive S class; what else can you desire of? Here is 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid which is fully loaded with splendid tech features. Certainly, it is a desirable car.

Specs:

  • Body style: Sedan
  • Engine availability: Hybrid
  • Safety features: Rain sensitive wipers; Adaptive cruise control; Roadside assistance; Stability control; Smart airbags; Traction control; Antilock brakes; Optional lane departure warning
  • Entertainment features: Memory card slot; Satellite radio; MP3 CD enabled sound system; Connection for portable MP3 sound system; USB connection; Media hard disk MP3 sound system; Optional video entertainment system; Optional multi zone entertainment
  • Convenience features: 12V power outlet; 2 way security system; Multi-zone climate control; Heated / cooled seats; Optional keyless start
  • Drivetrain tech: Rear drive
  • Active suspension
  • Navigation features: Voice activated navigation system; Trip computer; Optional non GPS DVD navigation system
  • Bluetooth phone interface
  • Home automation integration
  • Price: $87,950.00

Features:

This is one of the most luxurious and comfortable cars of this year, which does not rip your pocket off. The electric motor in this hybrid does not help in moving the car; but is only used to give a boost to the engine. The start-stop feature switches of the engine when you stop (for instance) at a signal, and starts off again when you lift off the brakes.

Optional massage technology gives you four different options for back massage. Therefore, you can enjoy this luxury while driving, which makes the whole experience even better. You can also get a feel of driving a sports car with all the sports modes switched on.

The 3D map that has been incorporated in the navigation system provides with beautiful topographical details. Buildings are properly shown and curves are warned of in advance. The navigation system also includes Zagat restaurant listing that gives detailed ratings and comments for the user’s ease.

Ripping your CDs off in this car is possible, as there is part of the storage kept for this purpose. Also, you get complete iPod integration. 15 speakers of the sound system make your drive entertaining with super-clear sound. Bluetooth phone system, blind spot detection, adaptive cruise control and night vision system make this car one of the top tech-loaded cars.

Product’s Unique Selling Points:

  • Awesome sound system
  • 3D maps work great
  • Blind spot detection
  • Night vision system helps big time on dark roads and places
  • Optional massage seats are wondrous
  • Nice multimedia options
  • Nicely priced

Limitations:

  • Uneven start-stop feature

3. 2010 Lincoln MKS:

This is yet another sedan which has nice tech features that are bound to attract gizmo enthusiasts.

Specs:

  • Body style: Sedan
  • Engine availability: Gas
  • Safety features: Steerable headlights; Adaptive cruise control; Roadside assistance; Stability control; Smart airbags; Traction control; Antilock brakes; Optional back up cameras
  • Entertainment features: USB connection; Connection for portable MP3 sound system; Satellite radio; MP3 CD enabled sound system; Optional media hard disk MP3 sound system
  • Convenience features: 12V power outlet; 2 way security system; Multi-zone climate control; Keyless start
  • Drivetrain tech: All wheel drive
  • Navigation features: Trip computer; Optional voice activated navigation
  • Bluetooth phone interface
  • Home automation integration
  • Price: $47,760.00

Features:

First thing that you are going to notice about this car is its enormity; the cabin as well as the trunk are generously spacious and give ample space for both passengers and luggage.

14 speakers with surround sound system give you awesome music experience. But the USB does not function nicely. Voice commands can make your calls easily. One feature that cannot be neglected is automatic parking. The Sirius Travel Link feature gives you nice navigation and traffic info.

Product’s Unique Selling Points:

  • Ecoboost power
  • Sirius Travel Link gives important road info
  • Awesome automatic parking
  • Very nice sound system

Limitations:

  • Faulty USB port

With these details, my list comes to an end. I hope you will find this article useful.

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