RIN­SPEED ETOS

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Rin­speed is a car builder from Switzer­land that takes the au­to­mo­tive “what ifs” from your mind and then straight up makes them. Mashups, shoot­ing brakes, a Tesla with a sit­ting room in it – Rin­speed has done it all. Usu­ally, these cre­ations are un­veiled at Geneva, where peo­ple think at­tach­ing car­bon fiber snow plows to the front of Lam­borgh­i­nis is fash­ion. For 2016, Rin­speed felt that its Etos con­cept was so tech­no­log­i­cally ad­vanced that it had to de­but at CES. Who am I to dis­agree?

I came across the Etos off-site, at Har­mon Kar­don’s pres­ence at the Hard Rock. This car re­ally is some­thing else, but not too oth­er­worldly. If you can’t tell, the Etos is based off of BMW’s i8, ex­cept it’s sup­pos­edly faster and can drive it­self if you want it to. With the push of a but­ton, the steer­ing wheel will fold away and you can take a nap at your leisure.

Since in the fu­ture, get­ting out of your car will be so over­rated, Rin­speed has made it pos­si­ble for you to never ac­tu­ally have to leave. Tap tech­nol­ogy will ac­tu­ally al­low you to pay road tolls with­out hav­ing to leave your car, and the rear of the Etos fea­tures an “H” land­ing pad where a drone can be de­ployed from, should you need to take a pic­ture or give the fin­ger to some­one via video cam­era to any­one who cuts you off.

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