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    "Auto Parallel Park" - For real!!!

    Not sure if you have seen or heard this, but I am sitting watching TV last night (US TV, obviously) when a commercial comes on showing a Lexus which has "Auto Parallel Park" as a feature. Sure enough, the car can monitor the car behind and in front, turns the wheel, and reverses into the space perfectly. WTH?

    It was a Lexus, and we know that no one under the age of 60 drives a Lexus , but is this really required?

    And on another note, what's the plural of Lexus? Is it Lexi?
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    Shame I cant afford a new lexus. The mrs needs one!!!!
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    Have a look at this. It's BMW's system, and looks absolutely amazing!
    2004 A3 Sportback 2.0TDI SE, RNS-E Sat Nav SW0650 TMC, 17" Star Alloys, Xenons, DIS, Rear Mats & Sunblind, Alu trim, Ebony Black pearlescent
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    WOW !! It wont be long before they drive themselves.As Tesco head said, "if only trucks would drive themselves, then i wouldnt need drivers!

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    My wifes got an auto parallel Park feature in her motor..... ME (FFS) - and when I'm not there - she don't park, she goes home, phones me and asks me to call at the shop LOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by hop2407
    My wifes got an auto parallel Park feature in her motor..... ME (FFS) - and when I'm not there - she don't park, she goes home, phones me and asks me to call at the shop LOL
    LOL!
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