Japanese luxury brand Acura pressed the design boundaries when it revealed its Precision Concept vehicle at the Detroit Auto Show last January. As the new auto show season gets underway, Acura is going from outside in, giving us a look at what tomorrow’s automotive interior might look like as key trends like electrification, connected tech and autonomous driving take hold.
Meant to complement the edgy Precision Concept vehicle, the Acura Precision Cockpit debuting at the Los Angeles Auto Show is not just sportier than the typical vehicle interior but adopts a more high-tech, touchpad-based approach to controlling vehicle functions.
“Absolute positioning transforms the touchpad experience, making it personal, intuitive and particularly well-suited for premium, driver-centric, performance machines,” said Dave Marek, Acura’s executive creative director. “It’s also designed to be quickly and easily adopted, as drivers become acclimated and comfortable in minutes.” (more…)