A CAR COULD BE AN EXTRA ROOM IN YOUR HOUSE
Lynn’s version of motoring utopia is when house and car become one.
FFUTURISTIC cars from sci-fi movies never fail to wow me.
I recall swooning over the Lexus 2054 in Minority Report (Tom Cruise behind the wheel may have had something to do with it), and the Audi RSQ in I, Robot remains vivid in my memory long after the plot has been forgotten.
Renault revealed the Symbioz concept car at the Frankfurt Motor Show last year. In just a decade, the autonomous driving capabilities and voice command recognition from the movies that we used to rave about have become reality, so the fact that the Symbioz is electric, autonomous and connected is, frankly speaking, no big deal. What is noteworthy is how it brings all these ideas to the next level by taking the concept of a car as a mobile home and developing it as an extension of our living space.
The Symbioz’s exterior design is inspired by contemporary architecture, with its language of clean lines and steel-andglass constructions. The cabin is