Auto Business News-April 29, 2015--Audi improves adaptive headlight
The tested model was the GT Tech version which, in addition to the substantial spec of the standard GT model, adds satellite navigation, a reversing camera, heated front seats, heated steering wheel and xenon adaptive headlights
, amongst other goodies.
Advances in mechanical and electrical technology deliver systems include head-up display, adaptive headlights
and Wraith's keyless opening boot.
The Mini's range of high-quality equipment offered as standard also includes Xenon Adaptive Headlights
, Park Distance Control, automatic air conditioning, an onboard computer and the Radio Mini Visual Boost audio system, which includes the Harman Kardon speaker system.
6-litre engine featured in the new MINI Cooper S and comes with standard equipment like Xenon adaptive headlights
, Park Distance Control, automatic air-con and an onboard computer.
Available in one colour (Diamond Black), they'll also have 17-inch alloys, adaptive headlights
, park distance control and a Harman Kardon sound system.
The MINI Countryman also includes a high-end audio and navigation systems, an extra-large panorama roof, adaptive headlights
in combination with xenon headlight units, a towbar, light-alloy wheels ranging in size from 16 to 19 inches, as well as the wide range of John Cooper Works performance components.
They include an aircraft inspired head-up information display, adaptive headlights
, MP3/iPod integration, Harman Kardon audio system, adaptive cruise control, keyless entry and starting, dual-zone climate control and parking assistance, to name but a few.
Add cruise control, adaptive headlights
, climate control and reversing sensors, run-flat tyres and air suspension and just about everything heated and electrically powered and you get some idea of what is on offer for your money.
Mazda are also rolling out things like adaptive headlights
and hill start assist on the new model which is due on sale in the spring.
Those suppliers who are working on lane-departure warning systems, lane-keeping assistance systems, adaptive cruise control, forward crash mitigation, and/or adaptive headlights
(and nowadays, it is difficult to find a systems supplier that isn't involved in at least one of these) should take note of a CMOS image sensor from Micron Technology (www.
Other extra-cost hightech gizmos include adaptive cruise control, a rear parking camera and adaptive headlights
which help you see round bends.