Rinspeed’s autonomous XchangE Concept to debut in Geneva

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Rinspeed’s autonomous XchangE to debut in Geneva

Passengers can seats 180 degrees to chat rear occupants, or watch UHD movies on the 32-inch 4K monitor in the rear seat

Rinspeed, the company known for pushing the of vehicle modifications, is set to debut a new at the Geneva Motor Show month. This time, the to undergo the Rinspeed knife is other than a Tesla S. But rather than just aero-bits and altering the wheels, the has transformed the luxury electric into a completely new autonomous called the XchangE.

Over the Rinspeed has gained a reputation for its and envelope-pushing ideas. The latest is no exception. The Rinspeed XchangE engineered by 4erC and built at is the Swiss firm’s future of how autonomous should be . versus how the is currently perceived.

On the exterior, the car is still clearly a S. but with obvious aesthetic A flying rear spoiler on the lid is one subtle difference from the model, but aerodynamic tweaks in the of redesigned front and rear a more aggressive grille, the addition of body skirts and accent pieces definitively the XchangE concept away as Oversized 20-inch Borbet help finish out the visual

But where the autonomous fun really is in the Rinspeed lounge.The concept’s interior, which has been reworked, is more indicative of a cabin than automotive According to Rinspeed, the mandate this new redesign was to focus on the well-being of passengers and treat to a space where relaxation and were the priority.

The interior was developed by Strähle+Hess with its maritime blue/gray selections, is designed to emote a lounge-like atmosphere. To make the as tactile as possible, the designers to work with more materials like Merino and silk processed at the Schoeller mill in Austria. According to materials were individually to best compliment the car’s relaxation zones.

The Model S’ have been removed to way for highly adjustable captain’s that swivel, slide and in order to provide passengers a fully customizable seating The XchangE’s seats take inspiration directly from airline seats, and come of Otto Bock Mobility a medical prosthetics manufacturer.

The leg rests are designed so passengers can 180 degrees to chat with occupants, relax or watch UHD movies on the 32-inch 4K monitor in the rear seat. all while the car is in mode of course. According to the 20-plus possible seating are not only good for a world but also allow passengers and to relax in any number of personal

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Rinspeed also saw the need to the steering wheel less of an device and more of an integral of the autonomous plan. Thanks to a TRW steering wheel and lightweight with bionic design of Georg Fischer Automotive, the can now slide the entire unit and park it in the center position not in use.

A multi-redundant steer-by-wire system Swabian Company Paravan that the driver can now fully out and literally let the car do the driving. TRW’s wheel also comes with hands-on recognition, multifunction keys and a drive-mode-manager integrated into the steering leading edge.

Rinspeed had watchmaker Carl F. Bucherer a Patravi TravelTec timepiece in a globe above the column. The equipped with an electric spins when the car is stationary in to keep the rather pricey properly wound.

Behind the column is an infotainment system of Harman, which runs the of the dash. This 1.2 m (3.9 ft) based on a next-generation scalable and running HTML 5, provides with navigation, road assistance information and entertainment. the glowing info-strip, on either of the steering column, are pivoting LCD that allow both and passenger to check the web, up on emails or link with the via LTE and cloud-based services.

According to Rinspeed, all critical and data coming into the vehicle is handled via Deutche Business-to-Car platform. Travel-specific services including traffic road closures, route and weather conditions are all provided to the in real time via an integrated LTE

Rinspeed’s XchangE concept is to make it to production, but the company expect certain technological of the car to eventually make it to the real Gizmag will be on hand to the car’s official debut at the Motor Show, which on March 4.

Rinspeed XchangE Electric Cars
Rinspeed XchangE Electric Cars
Rinspeed XchangE Electric Cars
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