Customizer puts iMac in Mercedes CLS

Discussion in ' News Discussion' started by MacBytes, Jul 31, 2006.

  1. MacBytes macrumors bot

    Jul 5, 2003
  2. mpw Guest

    Jun 18, 2004
    Hmmmm was he adding an iMac to a Merc. or just fitting a £70k air conditioner to the back of the iMac to quieten down those bloody fans?!
  3. CallmeKenneth macrumors member

    Jun 22, 2003
    Mega-City 1, Sector 41
    No room to store in the glovebox

    Hmm. Nice gimmick - shame that the iMac is on show for any opportunist thief to grab.
  4. mpw Guest

    Jun 18, 2004
    It really is a terrible implementation. A Mac mini in the trunk or a MacBook/Pro in the armrest, flip out keyboard a la airplane table and two mirrored 12" LCD's in the seat backs would've been much better.
  5. dbhays macrumors regular


    Jun 12, 2005
    Salinas, CA
    Doesn't seem very practical to me. Would have been better had it been imbedded into one of the seats and have been a bit higher than it is now. I also wonder about glare on the screen. When I use my ibook in the car on a bright sunny day, I can barely see the screen. Anyway, looks like they jumped on the BT MM right away though.
  6. Arnaud macrumors 6502

    May 24, 2005
    The Moon
    Looks ridiculous to me. You'll have to crank your neck all the time, or sit in the center of the seat with the iMac almost on your knees. Feeling the case of my own iMac right now, I guess the "leather encasing" on top of the iMac will make the fan issue even worth.

    Get an MBP...
  7. sunfast macrumors 68020


    Oct 14, 2005
    Agreed - how do you get in a position to look at the thing let alone use it? :confused:
  8. Agurri macrumors 6502


    May 8, 2005
    Québec, Canada
    Also note it's a previous generation Mac. there is no isight ... at least, if you put something in a mercedes.... put the lastest ... ... Hum, maybe he put an older version of iMac cuz they were VESA compatible.... anyway
  9. Chundles macrumors G4


    Jul 4, 2005
    Looks wrapped in leather to me - note the embossing on the bottom right. Could still be a new version.

    Very cool but...why?
  10. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

    Jan 6, 2004
    no its older version, the disc drive isn't centered.

    but i dont understand why you would do this. no elegance or sublety.
  11. killuminati macrumors 68020


    Dec 6, 2004
    Damnit, they chose the right car and everything but the wrong computer.

    I want folding MBPs coming out the back seats.

    God damnit.

    Can any benz dealer do that do you think or would you have to go to some special space?
  12. Arnaud macrumors 6502

    May 24, 2005
    The Moon
    I guess a special place, where you can get some special custom-tuning, not the usual Merc' dealer.

    And especially a place where the owner wants to get rid of his old iMac, at a profit, because he bought the latest Intel version :D
  13. Bad Beaver macrumors regular

    Nov 27, 2003
    Uhm, wasn't this news like... when the iMac G5 was new and this mod first popped up?
  14. Cowinacape macrumors regular

    Jul 3, 2006
    Surrey B.C. Canada
    Not exactly a high end install there, I was really expecting to se the comp fold down from the roof, and a small keyboard/mouse tray drop down from the back of one of the front seats or something. Woohoo, look at me ma' I bolted a computer to the floor! :rolleyes:

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