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Last Updated : Jan 08, 2020 04:15 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Future Cars | Surprise! Sony enters electric vehicle segment with Vision S - here's a look

Sony has equipped the interiors with a panoramic screen on the dashboard. It spans the entire width of the car and is divided into sections.

Tech giant, Sony entered the electric vehicles segment at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020 by showing off their concept of an electric car, the Vision-S. It is a connected car with Level2+ autonomy. (Image source: Sony)
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Tech giant, Sony entered the electric vehicles segment at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020 by showing off their concept of an electric car, the Vision-S. It is a connected car with Level2+ autonomy. (Image source: Sony)

The car features 19 ultrasonic and radar sensors and 3 LiDAR sensors that monitor its surroundings. It has a coupe-like roofline and Taycan-esque headlamps. The wing mirrors too, are replaced with cameras. (Image source: Sony)
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The car features 19 ultrasonic and radar sensors and 3 LiDAR sensors that monitor its surroundings. It has a coupe-like roofline and Taycan-esque headlamps. The wing mirrors too, are replaced with cameras. (Image source: Sony)

Sony has equipped the interiors with a panoramic screen on the dashboard. It spans the entire width of the car and is divided into sections. It has a touchscreen infotainment system in the centre, flanked by a driver’s instrument display on one side and a passenger infotainment screen on the other. The two screens at the corners display the feed from the wing mirror cameras. (Image source: Sony)
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Sony has equipped the interiors with a panoramic screen on the dashboard. It spans the entire width of the car and is divided into sections. It has a touchscreen infotainment system in the centre, flanked by a driver’s instrument display on one side and a passenger infotainment screen on the other. The two screens at the corners display the feed from the wing mirror cameras. (Image source: Sony)

The Vision-S gets speakers in each seat, with a total of 33 speakers in the car. This system is called 360 Reality Audio and gives the occupants a complete surround sound effect. It also gets a ‘Safety Cocoon’ system which monitors up to 500 yards in front and 250 yards on the other three sides to detect obstacles and hazards beforehand. (Image source: Sony)
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The Vision-S gets speakers in each seat, with a total of 33 speakers in the car. This system is called 360 Reality Audio and gives the occupants a complete surround sound effect. It also gets a ‘Safety Cocoon’ system which monitors up to 500 yards in front and 250 yards on the other three sides to detect obstacles and hazards beforehand. (Image source: Sony)

The car gets one motor on each axle making a combined maximum power output of 540 PS. This gives the car a 0-100 km/h time of 4.8 seconds, with a top speed of 240 km/h. It has a kerb weight of 2,350 kg giving it a pretty decent power-to-weight ratio, too. (Image source: Sony)
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The car gets one motor on each axle making a combined maximum power output of 540 PS. This gives the car a 0-100 km/h time of 4.8 seconds, with a top speed of 240 km/h. It has a kerb weight of 2,350 kg giving it a pretty decent power-to-weight ratio, too. (Image source: Sony)

First Published on Jan 8, 2020 03:28 pm
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