The most expensive car we've ever tested: CNET On Cars Episode 7

This episode of CNET On Cars features the Bentley Mulsanne and all of its iPads, plus five cars that will divorce you from gas pumps, and Bluetooth streaming made simple.

Brian Cooley Editor at Large
Brian Cooley is CNET's Editor at large and has been with the brand since 1995. He currently focuses on electrification of vehicles but also follows the big trends in smart home, digital healthcare, 5G, the future of food, and augmented & virtual realities. Cooley is a sought after presenter by brands and their agencies when they want to understand how consumers react to new technologies. He has been a regular featured speaker at CES, Cannes Lions, Advertising Week and The PHM HealthFront™. He was born and raised in Silicon Valley when Apple's campus was mostly apricots.
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It's been a little heady around here lately: Right after the Lamborghini Gallardo, we get a Bentley -- and a Mulsanne to boot. I normally start our tours of high tech cars in the front seat, but this time we begin in the back where the tech takes off in ways you've never seen before.

If you want iPads in the back seat of your car without buying a Bentley, check out Wayne's how to that can make that happen.

Ever wonder if those "driver assistance" technologies really make a difference? Well, we and the research team at State Farm have been wondering, too. The answers are revealed in this week's episode of the Smarter Driver.

I really love the Chrysler Turbine car -- it was a real production car from a major maker that ran on what was basically a jet engine. We'll take a look back at one in this show.

Finally, our Top 5 this week will take you completely out of the market for gasoline: Top 5 electric cars from real car companies that are ready for prime time. A very cool list that shows how far we have come, even if EVs are still just a tiny drip of the car market -- so far.

Next episode, we come at the new Ford C-Max two ways: With a review of the car, and a walk on the floor of the factory that makes it as well as making history.

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