BMW shows itself parked car in 7 series




The upcoming BMW 7 Series offers the driver the opportunity to leave the car park itself with the push of a remote control. In addition, the on-board computer with hand movements can detect making a sweeping motion with a phone call can be refused.

BMW wants the look of the new 7-series yet fully publicly display, but the German automaker calls already some features of its upcoming flagship. So the car will have the opportunity to park itself automatically. The command for this purpose can be given via the remote control which is also equipped with a touchscreen. Besides maneuvering the car can also drive a parking space. The car can be up to 10 degrees relative to a parking stand.

According to BMW, the speed during parking maneuvers always walking pace, but details on the underlying technology, the company does not disclose. What is clear is that the vehicle is equipped with a camera on the front and ultrasonic sensors on the back. According to the automaker automatic parking system is especially useful in tight parking spaces or narrow garages.

The new 7-series, which this fall should be at the car dealership, also get a trip computer that responds to hand movements. For example, an incoming call will be rejected or accepted by waving your hand. The volume can be adjusted so. The system board is equipped with a touchscreen. The famous iDrive knob is still present.

BMW’s new car is largely built of carbon fiber reinforced plastic in order to save 130kg of weight. Also, there is an automatic control system is present. This may cars in the 7 series to speeds of 210km / h keep within the lines.


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