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New Koenigsegg Regera with Saab “joystick” controlled dash vent

The Koenigsegg Regera dash vent is a thing of beauty. It consist of machined and polished high grade aluminum parts. The idea from the mechanism is a homage to another Swedish car brand – SAAB who first came up with the idea of having a “joystick” controlled dash vent. The advantage of this solution is that
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Wired: Saab’s Weird Joystick-Controlled Car Wasn’t a Super Idea

Wired magazine that reports on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy and politics, published today known interesting story about Saab Drive-by-Wire concept from 1992. Of course, for them too, Saab was always quirky in a cool way. The test car SAAB 9000, even has side-mounted joystick instead of a steering wheel. The system is fail-safed with reserve
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