Aston Martin’s AutoLink Rapide S previews a connected sports car future

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Rapide Letv Electric concept gets Letv’s latest internet technology along with swaps buttons for a touchscreen

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Aston Martin has revealed a Rapide S which has a completely new internet-based infotainment system developed by Chinese technology giant Letv.

The concept electric sports car uses Letv’s latest car infotainment system called Internet of the Vehicle (IOV), which links to Letv’s Cloud service, LeCloud, to provide remote monitoring along with connection with various other Letv-developed vehicles along with products.

Physical adjustments to your vehicle include a completely new 13.3in high-definition touchscreen, in which displays all of your vehicle’s infotainment features. A second 12.2in screen sits in place of your vehicle’s instrument panel, along with digitally displays controls along with gauges.

Letv has equipped the Rapide S with the latest style of its human-machine interaction (HMI) speech recognition technology. The technology is usually an evolved style of the company’s 2015 AutoLink system – which was launched in November of last year as its first automotive product.

Levt co-founder along with Letv Super Car CEO Ding Lei said of the completely new car: “After a few months’ efforts, we finished the integration of an Aston Martin vehicle along with Letv IOV system. We have successfully equipped in which supercar brand with over 100 years of history with an internet brain.”

Dr. Andrew Palmer, CEO of Aston Martin said: “Aston Martin is usually renowned for the beauty along with quality of its hand-crafted cars. The integration of Letv advanced connected technologies into in which bespoke environment is usually a natural progression as we look to the future demands of our customers”.

The AutoLink Rapide S arrives just two weeks after Autocar revealed in which Letv could commission Aston Martin to build an electric supercar. Both companies signed a memorandum of understanding on the 3rd December, which will see them co-develop electric vehicles along with work together to better manufacturing processes.

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