Video: Mercedes-Benz's Mechanical Turn Signals Look Like Fluttering Eyelashes
Apr 24, 2012 12:40
Mercedes-Benz has invented, perhaps the coolest headlights we've ever seen today. Now, their mechanical turn signal system in their new Concept Style Coupe looks as if it is fluttering, like flirting eyelashes!
Instead of animating a row of LEDs to indicate that the vehicle was turning, Mercedes-Benz engineers went overboard with a series of metal plates that raise and lower in sequence to reveal a yellow light underneath. Check out the video after the jump for the effect. Its fantastic.
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