Self-driving concept by mercedes-benz is a mobile lounge for future cities
The ‘vision tokyo’ is the latest spatial experience concept to come from mercedes-benz.
Versatile and intelligently connected, the vehicle is an urban transporter that reflects the futuristic design idiom focused on captivating the young and progressive.
The rear window is set into a surrounding ring of red LED cubes
Mercedes-benz believe the role of the vehicle has changed for the latest generation of users. the spaciousness of the
‘vision tokyo’ marks a new conceptual approach for the german carmaker.
The proportions are emphasized by the monochrome ‘alubeam’ paintwork and by the side windows screen-printed in the color of the vehicle for added privacy.
Up to five passengers can access the interior
Surfaces and lines are illuminated in blue, providing unexpected highlights and are indicative of the concept’s emission-free electric drive system.
A pointer to the potential for autonomous operation and the comprehensive system of vehicle environment sensors that this requires, including a 360
degree camera, is provided by the fin of the vehicle roof.
The body shell of the ‘vision tokyo’ has been designed to allow the crash protect integration of a fuel cell-powered elective drive system.
It combines a plug-in hybrid with a compact high voltage battery that can be charged con-tactlessly via induction.
The electric system has a total range of 980 kilometers, with an option of 190 kilometers solely on battery power.
Surfaces and lines are illuminated in blue
The seating wraps around the interior
The cabin features a hologram center console
The doors open upwards for the mercedes-benz vision tokyo concept