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Car Features We Wish Came Standard

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster features the AIRSCARF system as standard equipment -- a neck-level heating system that blows warm air from the driver and passenger-seat head restraints.

(Courtesy of Mercedes-Benz U.S.A.)

Since we now live in the future, there are a few self-driving cars, a few cars that store things in the cloud and a handful of cars that go the extra mile to keep you comfortable. The problem is that while these features exist, they aren't standard yet. You have to pay extra, sometimes a lot extra -- like buying-a-whole-Bentley extra -- to get the coolest of the cool bits. But maybe, if we all wish hard enough, or if we buy enough Bentleys, or wait for these mysterious "economies of scale" people are always talking about to kick in, everyone can have cold air blowing out of their car seats and onto their fancy pants.

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