WE VIRTUALLY TRY THE 360c
You can’t be driven by a Volvo 360c on the roads yet, but an interior mock-up fitted with virtual reality goggles and electrically adjusting seats allows the 360c to be experienced in 360deg.
Our journey starts in a housing estate, before the cabin is filled with lavender smells and pictures of the plant projected on the widows. The idea is to create a sense of calm as the 360c sets off into busy traffic.
You can watch a screen and have a cappuccino from an on-board coffee maker while working. We then see the 360c transform into a party car with champagne bar.
Even better is to experience the cabin configured for a oneperson business-class road ‘flight’. Your dinner is stowed in a drawer to your side and, when sleeping, a safety blanket tethers to the cabin to keep you safe. The seat folds flat and the Milky Way, complete with Northern Lights, is projected onto the ceiling.
It’s a semi-real experience that leaves you wanting more – although fully autonomous cars are still several years away.