This Is Mercedes's S 500 Intelligent Drive Autonomous Prototype [VIDEO]
May 30, 2014 11:00
Self-driving cars are slowly making their way into mass prototypes already, and this one here is Mercedes's model. The automaker is currently testing their technology in the S 500 Intelligent Drive Concept.
The prototype will be able to drive itself in all kinds of conditions, and even re-created the world's first long-distance drive last year in fully autonomous mode from Mannheim to Pforzheim in Germany for approximately 100 kilometers (62 miles).
Here's their latest video where they explain the challenges behind the trip and the systems that allow the S 500 Intelligent Drive prototype to cover such long distances.
For one, it is definitely sexier than Google's autonomous car.
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