What do you look or in a car? Something that is becoming increasingly important for many drivers is ‘smartness’, or in other words the car’s ability to have some kind of intelligence which might be useful for the journey. This is becoming more and more a part of commercially available cars as time goes on, and that trend is guaranteed to continue – btu which are the smartest cars around at the moment, and which should you consider buying if any of them? In this article, we are going to take a look at what the smartest cars around might be, so that you can make a more informed decision about which one you might want next time you are looking for a new vehicle.
This is often one of the first that people think of when they think of a modern example of a smart car. The BMW M4 is designed to fit in with your tech-savvy life in as seamless a way as possible, and they have done a pretty good job making that happen. The car can easily and seamlessly connect with your social media networks, access your podcasts and show you where you parked your car on your smartphone if you forget. This is a great example of technology in action as a force for helping the driver, which is something that most drivers are looking for more and more these days. The M4 has one other technological aspect which really sets it apart, however: its inbuilt assessor which tells you how you have been driving, and how you can improve your driving to be able to drive more efficiently and so save more money on your fuel. This alone sets it out as one of the top smart cars that have been produced in recent years.
As well as being a good-looking range of cars, the Honda Odyssey also has to be up there with some of the best in terms of its ability to be smart. Its main feature which gives it this place in the top leagues has to be the driver assist feature, which when enabled allows the car to help with driving in a number of clever and intuitive ways. Whether you need some cruise control, forward collision warning, lane departure warning, or a lane keep assist system – this cart has all of them packed into an intuitive and clever UI. Take a look here for some of the models you can buy with these features; you’ll agree that it is the perfect symbiosis of style and substance, and not a car to be easily overlooked.
Already seen as a modern classic, the Audi A8 is the kind of car that brings with it an immediate sense of the person behind the wheel. It is an elegant way to get around, and it just go happens to have a few features which can really help to improve its potential smartness. The secret lies in the famous Audi Connect system, ain internal system which brings together many of the aspects of a smart car that you want to have at your fingertips – and it does just that, utilizing all of the cars’ settings, the sat-nav and the many multimedia options you have as well. This alone is enough to make most people want one, but there’s more. The Audi A8 also has an ultra-futuristic Heads Up Display on the windscreen, onto which the sat-nav map is beamed, so you can be sure of where you are going without needing to look away from the road. It is this kind of combination of clever and sfe which really sets the A8 apart from the rest, and makes it a real contender on the world stage of modern clever cars.
This is, simply put, one of the most advanced cars that are currently on the market. This Mercedes does pretty much everything we have already mentioned and more, and it does it all seamlessly and effortlessly, and without it appearing or feeling too clunky when you are behind the wheel either. Cameras are constantly scanning the road for bumps and potholes and giving you plenty of advance warning, while the body leans to one side to reduce the impact of them. This alone makes it a real innovation in smart cars, but there is also the way in which the car readies itself for upcoming accidents on the road before you can know, braking early for you and making it a much safer experience on the whole. A triumph of an intelligent car.