Images of the car without a bit of covering leaked last month, giving us a clear look at the restyled exterior and all-new interior. Later in May, the first teaser emerged, providing a clear look at the front, which doesn’t look radically different than the front of the current S-Class; however, it does feature the company’s updated headlight design that’s present on the new CLS and E-Class. … [Read more...] about 2021 Mercedes S-Class Spied Gradually Losing Camouflage
The company filed to trademark them with the USPTO on May 29, with all four currently awaiting examination. The first one pictured in the gallery below has a mesh design that brings back memories of the original Escape and other SUVs from the early 2000s, including the Explorer. It’s a type of grille that likely works best on an SUV, not that Ford is selling many cars in the US anyway… … [Read more...] about Ford Files To Trademark Four Grille Designs, But What For?
Stepping inside the cabin, right from the start you’ll notice the very thin seats and a floating wide and curved screen for the infotainment system. The new digital human-machine interface (HMI) is controlled through a floating touchpad that has replaced most of the physical buttons you will find in today’s production cars. … [Read more...] about Acura Precision Concept previews new exciting design approach [videos]
The Acura Precision Cockpit’s touchpad uses absolute position mapping for the first time in the driving environment, combining the flexibility and usability of a touchscreen with the comfort and reduced driver distraction of a remote-based approach. A traditional touchscreen approach is intuitive and direct, but forces a compromised placement of the screen close to the driver and out of the driver’s natural line-of-sight. A traditional remote-based interface – common in luxury cars – solves these challenges, but the interaction between the remote and the display is often indirect and clumsy. … [Read more...] about Acura Precision Cockpit Concept tries to predict the future of driving
"I think we deserved this moment," said Garcia. "We came up just short so many times even though we won championships. All I could think about when I went across the line was remembering about Kyle [Millay, race engineer], Jan Magnussen and us coming so close. … [Read more...] about Corvette drivers celebrate “special” 100th IMSA win