Spectacular world premiere at Mercedes: presented at the Tokyo Motor Show has the carmaker of the vision of Tokyo – an autonomous concept vehicle that has a futuristic lounge for passengers.
Already the exterior of the vision of Tokyo looks like future concept vehicle from Mercedes has blue illuminated 26-inch wheels, narrow headlamps and a large LED grill for light gadgets put outwards. Instead of a classic window pane, there is a continuous glass surface – similar to the cockpit glazing of powerboats.
Driver and passenger doors are old news. Instead, Mercedes has the 4.80 m long and 2,10 m wide concept car on the left bought a large upward swinging side door that releases the way inside. And it is really futuristic.
Interior of the vision of Tokyo as the luxury lounge
In the Interior of the vision of Tokyo is the classic seating: five passengers sit in a lounge on a large, oval-shaped couch. There they can lull themselves while driving by numerous displays or enjoy the benefits of a projector (not developed by Mercedes).
The projector to project holograms in the air from floor to ceiling – replace, for example, maps, apps and ads of the entertainment system – and conventional buttons and switches. Since the side Windows in the screen printing process color are printed, the passengers are protected during this light show from prying eyes of other motorists. But not before the curiosity of the on-board computer. Because according to Mercedes, he has algorithms that enable the so-called deep learning. With each trip, the computer better meet the preferences of passengers.
Autonomous driving with laser, camera and radar equipment
Speaking of driving: the inmates no longer have to. Because vision Tokyo 015 luxury in motion is a self-propelled car – just like his predecessor, concept, the F. Corresponding laser, camera – and radar devices find place on the roof.
Comes over a passenger still joy riding with your own hands and Mercedes has ensured for feet, too. He can then simply flip a seat in front of the steering wheel from the front of the couch and take control.
980 km range thanks to fuel cells and high-voltage battery
The planned range of vision of Tokyo is impressive: the concept vehicle to cope with 980 km. And how? With a hybrid system of high-voltage battery and fuel cell. The battery can be recharged without contact by induction and saves enough energy to power the electric motor for 190 km.
Then the fuel cell, which can react with ambient oxygen fueled hydrogen tank!
This creates water vapor, which flows through the exhaust, and energy for the engine. According to Mercedes, the fuel cell is impact-protected integrated into the body of the vision of Tokyo.
Until November 8 car fans have the opportunity, the vision of Tokyo at the Tokyo Motor Show to see. Whether Mercedes should ever make the futuristic vehicle as a production car, written in the stars.