How the Land Rover Invisible Hood Works


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Author's Note: How the Land Rover Invisible Hood Works

Land Rovers are some of my favorite cars, and each time I test-drive one, I am struck by how complex and smart they've become. Just dial-in the kind of conditions you're facing, and the SUV takes care of it. What's striking about the invisible hood, however, is how simple it is. Ask me to explain hill descent control, and I'm going to need several hundred words to do it. The invisible hood? It's just cameras and a display. Makes me wonder why no one ever thought of it before.

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