A MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW were unveiled recently at the Roundhouse in London and will be on display at a public exhibition from 18-26 June. Let’s take a closer look at the cars and the highlights.
The MINI NEXT 100 VEHICLE – shared with everyone but completely personal
The future MINI ensures the driving experience is hyper-personalised responding to your mood, your style and your personality so in a future where we are all sharing cars, the MINI can still be your MINI.
A smart “skin” that greets you as you approach and responds to your mood
An ‘Inspire Me’ button recommends cool places to go based on the profile of the driver; it downloads information about your experiences and preferences.
The ROLLS – ROYCE NEXT 100 VEHICLE – as grand and exclusive as a private jet
The future RR embodies future automotive luxury, offering the passenger a personalised retreat to work or rest while the car drives itself to the destination.
The interior of the car, it’s “Grand Sanctuary”, is like a spa
The jeeves of the road – helping you with luggage, providing umbrellas and even red carpet arrivals
RR is 5.9m in length
Virtual “stewardess” called Eleanor, named after the model who inspired the iconic RR bonnet ornament.
The BMW VISION NEXT 100VEHICLE – gives you superhuman driving abilities
With constant connectivity, digital intelligence and state-of-the-art technologies, the future BMW turns the driver into the ‘Ultimate Driver’.
Shape-shifts around corners – improve its aerodynamics and reduce emissions
Gives the driver super-human senses – using camera and visibility technology to see through the fog or behind obstructed views
The Companion knows everything about the driver and through continuous data sharing, becomes more and more intelligent with every drive.
• Dates: Sat 18 June – Sun 26 June
• Timings: Daily 10:00 – 17:00
• Location: Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8EH
• Tickets: Free but registration is required