Take an exclusive peek into Audi's radical vision for a future autonomous car interior.
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.
An exterior rendering of what Audi's Long Distance Lounge could look like.
TFT foils turn exterior windows into screens. You can actually look outside and see digital overlays describing what's there at the same time.
A smart table wirelessly mirrors content from brought-in devices like mobile phones.
Audi's head of interior design, Enzo Rothfuss, imagines a world of Audi Lounges where vehicles like this stop for refreshments and services.
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.
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.
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.
Conversations are easy when the seating configurations are so flexible.
A blue light indicates who has control of various functions, and it can be passed to other occupants by swiping along the aluminum trim.
The lounge seats are covered in easy-clean, sustainable fabric that looks like wool. It's actually made from recycled plastic bottles.
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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