The BMW i8 in the Joe Macari Performance Cars Showroom. The BMW i8 was designed by Benoit Jacob and the production model was unveiled at the 2013 International Motor Show in Germany. It features butterfly doors, head-up display, rear-view cameras and partially false engine noise
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Is a Head-Up Display an Essential Car Feature?

Automobile safety and convenience are among the areas that apply technological innovations. Some manufacturers include features like backup cameras as standard features while some keep costs down in base models and provide advanced technologies as added features. Because technology continues to advance in the automotive industry, a wide range of futuristic trends are the norm, …

The engine ignition start/stop button of a Volkswagen XL1 plug-in diesel-electric hybrid automobile
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5 Underrated Features That Are Taken for Granted

It seemed like only yesterday that power windows and air conditioning were considered a luxury in most cars. Believe it or not, necessities like anti-lock brakes and airbags were even options in most cars during the early 90s. However, the automotive industry as a whole has stepped up its game in the past couple of …

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3 Things That Make New Cars More Annoying

Outside of the classic-car-collector hobbies, many people appreciate the quirks and features offered with today’s modern cars. The availability of technology has made cars safer and given owners a lot of features we love to use, but that doesn’t mean some of them aren’t actually annoying. In fact, some new car features give us such …

Cruise control on steering wheel
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Car Features We Don’t Really Need or Want

Modern-day cars have what seems like an endless amount of features to make your drive safer, more comfortable, and sometimes even just more fun. There are some features that are offered that sound way cooler than they actually turn out to be, and some of them are actually quite useless. Voice Control I’m not here …