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Best Tech Cars of 2015

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It is amazing what a decade can do. 10 years ago, few cars had navigation, Bluetooth handsfree systems, or USB ports. Now, automakers are developing connected features, using data connections to bring in helpful information and entertainment, and driver assistance features for added safety and comfort. The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.

BMW i8: The hyper hybrid

2015 BMW i8

The future on four wheels

4.5 stars Outstanding BMW i8: The hyper hybrid

High-tech driving dynamics

2014 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid

Despite a few minor quibbles, the 2014 Infiniti Q50S Hybrid steps up the tech for good fuel economy, handling, driver-assistance features, and cabin infotainment in a premium sport sedan.

4.5 stars Outstanding Infiniti hybrid handles brilliantly with drive-by-wire steering

Closest thing to a self-driving car

2014 Mercedes-Benz S550

The 2014 S550 is an automotive tech juggernaut, featuring every latest advance Mercedes-Benz could develop; it's even capable of steering itself.

4.5 stars Outstanding New S-Class takes the lead with self-driving tech

Top-tier tech for road and track

2014 Audi RS 7 Quattro

Comfortable, high-tech, and fairly efficient, the Audi RS 7 is a total-package car with a healthy dose of horsepower.

5 stars Spectacular Top-tier RS 7 is a tech car in track-ready trim

Extremely capable and connected SUV

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

An air suspension gives the Grand Cherokee an excellent ride and aids its off-road performance, while an excellent cabin electronics interface should serve as a model for other automakers.

4 stars Excellent Tech and luxury combine for a superlative SUV

Luxury, performance, and the most future-forward driving experience.

2014 Tesla Model S

The Tesla Model S not only looks good, it drives exceedingly well while running with electric efficiency, but we would like to see more of the driver-assistance features found on comparably priced cars.

4.5 stars Outstanding Tesla Model S takes driving to the 21st century
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