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Old 10th October 2009, 22:56   #1
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Here's the ten most high-tech dashboards on production cars.

10.) 2010 Acura ZDX
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Three-level infodeck
Sirius Real-Time TravelLink w/ Weather Alerts
Surround-Sound ELS System
Voice/Knob-based MMI

9.) 2010 Audi R8
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Sports car design with integrated tech
Next generation Audi MMI
Topographical Nav
Voice/Knob MMI
Phone mics integrated into the seatbelt

8.) 2009 BMW 7-Series
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10.2-inch Black Panel LCD Screen
Night Vision with HUD
iDrive Knob-based Control
World's First Side-View Camera

7.) 2010 Mercedes S-Class
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Drowsiness detection
Next Generation COMAND interface
Capability for split-view screen displaying different images to driver and passengers
Oversized display integrated into cluster
Linguatronic voice control

6.) 2010 Nissan GT-R
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Uniform Multi-Function Display
Vehicle Performance Display Center designed by Polyphony Digital/li>
Full vehicle data integrated into the gauge cluster

5.) 2010 Honda Insight
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Two-tier instrument panel
Large 3D Meters
Environmental IMA display shows lifetime and current fuel consumption
Battery-charging display

4.) 2010 Lexus HS
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World's first Inverted-track ball mouse control
High-angle info screen
XM Weather/Travel Control

3.) 2010 Range Rover
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12-inch high-def LCD screen, biggest in a car ever
GPS/Nav Infotainment system in center console with surround-cameras
No Moving Parts
Surround Sound System

2.) 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid
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Full LCD Panel with customizable readout
SmartGauge eco meter grows leaves as driving becomes greener
Real-time traffic with Sirius TravelLink
Ford's SYNC system with voice-controlled Infotainment

1.) 2011 Chevy Volt
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iPod Style Design
Dual LCD Control Screens
Charging Menu Controls
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Old 10th October 2009, 23:23   #2
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Nice thread and wonderful dashboards.

Forgetting the dash's in latest gen cars, could someone post those uber cool top 10 dashboards from old time classics and vintages.

Those Chevy's /VW's/Ford's etc etc.,
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Old 10th October 2009, 23:36   #3
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Amazing dashboards. My pick would be the one in the RR.
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Has Anyone seen the one in the Panamera?? its SWEEET!!
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BMW 7-Series's 'Night vision with Heads Up Display' sounds amazing!!
I heard that they were also integrating a obstacle/pedestrian detection system in it??
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Great thread! The Honda Insight dash looks like a Winamp skin. Amongst the desis, I like the Captiva's dash. Looks similar to the first picture on this thread.
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Great pictures !
Who knows, in the future what other gadgets are going to be included in the dashboard.
May be very soon car dashboards will looks like a aeroplane's cockpit?
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What are the criteria? Design or equipment? IMO, design is something that is relatively cheap but can make a car look very cool. Look at the Civic for instance!
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@ Sohail "I heard that they were also integrating a obstacle/pedestrian detection system in it??"

The whole car will blow up if this was implemented in our country. The whole road is full of obstacles. But trust me even I like the BM's comsole.
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nice looking dash board but one needs to verify how good they look in broad daylight..

Btw the baleno has the best dash board I have ever come across, I own it & I love it..
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