Infinitely moveable seats are secured via powerful magnets. A power reclining lounger turns into a bed, and there's a refrigerator in the wall for snacks.

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An exterior rendering of what Audi's Long Distance Lounge could look like.

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TFT foils turn exterior windows into screens. You can actually look outside and see digital overlays describing what's there at the same time.

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A smart table wirelessly mirrors content from brought-in devices like mobile phones.

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Audi's head of interior design, Enzo Rothfuss, imagines a world of Audi Lounges where vehicles like this stop for refreshments and services.

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As you drive along, the car's network of exterior cameras and sensors are always processing its surroundings, ready to show as much or as little information as you want.

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The Long Distance Lounge features only one large door. Because it's autonomous and knows where you are, it always picks you up with the door facing you.

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The hardwood floor features a high-frequency vibration generator that agitates dirt and funnels it to the periphery of the cabin, where a built-in vacuum sucks it up.

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Conversations are easy when the seating configurations are so flexible.

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A blue light indicates who has control of various functions, and it can be passed to other occupants by swiping along the aluminum trim.

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The lounge seats are covered in easy-clean, sustainable fabric that looks like wool. It's actually made from recycled plastic bottles.

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Behind the lounge seat is a pass-through to the trunk, so you can access your belongings while on the move.

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