So many cool, high-tech gadgets are available in today’s booming automotive industry. There is a gadget for almost every possible scenario a person could imagine, so it can be difficult to know where to begin when looking for the best possible product.
One of the best things about owning a beautiful vehicle is personalizing and improving it. Adding fancy accessories for added convenience and sometimes just for fun is a coveted pastime for many automobile owners. Take a second to look over a collective list of some of the best of the best high-tech, and cool, gadgets on the market today.
Infotainment interface and connectivity
Ford got it right with their new 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid. Everything about this car is fancy. The infotainment interface, in particular, is one of the finest qualities of the new hybrid. The Sync 3 platform offers easy menu navigation and a slew of digital functions.
The system supports iOS and Android devices, and it provides unlimited free access to five of the most popular apps available today: iHeartRadio, Pandora, Spotify, Glympse, and MLB.com. It is also compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Navdy Car HUD
Hands-free has taken the next step towards excellent with the Navdy Car HUD (Heads Up Display). The device connects to the vehicle’s dashboard and projects a clear display on the road in front of the vehicle whenever there is a need for notification.
When Mom calls, it will be a much safer process of silencing the call. The device connects via Bluetooth to any iPhone or Android smartphone. Imagine driving down the road in a new Lincoln Continental, music blaring, and Mom’s calls. No need to lose the feeling, or even look down at the phone, just verbally pass on answering and continue living the dream.
Portable Jump-Starter Kit
The dreaded silence after turning the ignition switch never happens at a convenient time or location, but a portable jump-starter kit will keep a person prepared for any low-battery situation.
Though most modern vehicles have automatic headlights, there are still quite a few ways a person can end up with a drained car battery. Be prepared. It is better to be safe than sorry.
OBDLink Vehicle Diagnostics
We are all likely familiar with the mysterious port underneath the driver’s side of our car’s dashboard, but many people have no idea what it does. Technology has allowed for auto owners to plug in their own hand-held device and diagnose mechanical problems with their car.
The OBD-II vehicle diagnostics system will cost around $300, but it is well worth the investment. When something goes wrong, and glowing dash lights are plaguing, just plug up the OBD-II. It will instantly read any messages the vehicle’s on-board computer is sending.