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Nissan IMx Kuro Concept
2018-12-05 15:31:00

Nissan IMx Kuro Concept


Perhaps the most interesting feature on this crossover is Nissan's new brain-to-vehicle technology. For this system to work, a driver must wear a device to measure brain wave activity, which will be read by the car's autonomous systems. By anticipating that the driver intends to slow down or steer the wheel one way, the vehicle can help the driver accomplish these tasks faster than the driver could alone. Nissan says drivers largely won't notice the help. Even when the car is driving itself, the brain-to-vehicle technology is still active. If the system detects a passenger is tired or uncomfortable, it can reconfigure the driving style to better accommodate occupants.

You normally wouldn't expect much power from an electric autonomous crossover, but the IMx Kuro can put out 429 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. This power comes from an electric motor at both axles. Range is estimated at 600 km (373 miles), but this number is likely not comparable to U.S. standards.
 

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