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Old 18th January 2007, 11:31   #16
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Originally Posted by theMAG
I'd say that remote locking is overhyped - if your car is taken only to known areas (office, house), humankind can live without this
Strongly disagree with you....Thefts can happen anywhere. If a place is known to you, there are thieves who may know better than you about that locality.

Originally Posted by sbasak
Feature - Steering mounted audio controls
Problem - You may be tempted to listen to music more often assumming you are in control. Result less concentration road (with normal audio controls you may decide to turn off music on busy roads).
Very useful especially in the case of cars which is having awkwardly placed stereo slots.

Originally Posted by sbasak
Feature - ESP - Electronic Stability Program or Traction Control
Problem - Can leave you dead if it fails at high speed, you may cause accident in cars where it isn't there (after driven one with ESP fitted)
Very useful function, BUT currently available only on snobbish cars in India.

But every technology has it's own pros & cons, you've learn to live them OR use your grey matter to avoid/accept them.
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