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Hautomobile Influence

Consumer electronics take on a sedan-inspired form and function

Implications - Appealing to a love for one’s vehicle, consumer electronic brands are extending car pride beyond the garage with designs that resemble automobile components. As cars remain a status symbol despite economic uncertainty, automobile-inspired accessories help owners show pride and oglers obtain a tangible taste of luxury.
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8 Featured, 70 Examples:
505,530 Total Clicks
Date Range:
May 13 — Dec 13
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Featured Examples

Auto-Inspired Watches
Auto-Inspired Watches
URWERK's UR-110PTH Signals When to Change the Oil
Just like a car, the URWERK UR110 has a control board under the glass surface cover—there is an oil change indicator alongside a revolving satellite complication, day and night indicator and... MORE
Car Grille Gadgets
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The Audi Concept Projector Assumes the Streamlined and Flashy Face of a Vehicle
As an example of avant-garde design, the Audi Concept Projector speeds ahead of its competitors with a look that was appropriated from an automobile. Observe the back of the device and you’ll... MORE
Side View Beat Blasters
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The Mirror Boombox is Designed to Look Like a Piece of the Mini Cooper
To add a funky touch to any space, the Mirror Boombox is proudly decorated with the Union Jack and even designed to look like the side view mirror of a Mini Cooper. While the front of the Mirror... MORE
Luxury Automaker Sound Systems
Luxury Automaker Sound Systems
The 805 Maserati Edition Speakers are for Audiophiles and Gearheads
Italian luxury car company Maserati and speaker company Bowers & Wilkins have teamed up to create the 805 Maserati Edition Speakers. These specialty speakers feature the quality that B&W is... MORE
Car-Shaped USB Hubs
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These Extra USB Ports Can Seat Passenger-Shaped Flash Drives
The extra USB ports in this car-shaped hub can seat upto four silhouette-shaped USB passengers. Toy-like, cute people-shaped 4GB USBs, as well as the car hub, are both available at MAXIGA. This is... MORE
Car Part Chronometers
Car Part Chronometers
The Porsche 911 Tabletop Clock Looks Like it was Snatched from the Dashboard
Any car lover will appreciate the Porsche 911 Tabletop Clock, seemingly taken directly from the dashboard of a very popular luxury vehicle. The cylindrical projection integrates a numbered dial that... MORE
Stylish Small Car Docks
Stylish Small Car Docks
This MINI Cooper iPod Docking Station Will Charge Your Device as it Plays
The official MINI cooper iPod docking station allows you to charge your iPod or iPhone with ease. The sound station was made for iPods and the iPhone 4/4S. However, it will also work for MP3 and FM... MORE
Car-Inspired Tress Tamers
Car-Inspired Tress Tamers
The L-Auto Hair Dryer Mimics a Vehicle Through Mechanics and Aesthetics
The L-Auto Hair Dryer is the ultimate masculine coif-styling appliance, having been engineered to incorporate automotive technologies and operation. Designer Tiago Russo dreamed up a device that... MORE

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