The Nissan Friend-Me could very well be the harbinger of a new era of social media-centric automobiles. The unique concept, which made its debut at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show, is targeted at young males living in China. The exterior of the car is curvy and ultra-modern, but it's the interior that is really interesting.
The Nissan Friend-Me has four individual seats and a center console that stretches all the way from the dash to the rear seats. This center console sports four touchscreens that the driver and three passengers can use to upload content from their smartphones. The Nissan Friend-Me also allows each person in the car to pick their own music, a feature that should drastically slash the number of music-related automotive deaths that occur each year.
The Nissan Friend-Me is still a concept idea, however the social features of its interior may very well make it to some of Nissan’s youth-oriented models sooner rather than later.
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