If Apple made a car what would it look like!

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by simie, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. simie macrumors 6502a

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    Photoshop challenge

    I was thinking this morning, if Apple went into making cars what would they design.

    The challenge is to design a car, either external view or internal looking at the dashboard.

    Obviously the dashboard would be computerized.

    Lets see what we can create on this thread.

    This is for fun only, and to pass on hints and tips to other members on the forum. Only one entry per member and constructive criticisms please.
     
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  3. flyinmac macrumors 68030

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    Well, you know they would make them like they do their iPods...

    So, of course, before you even removed the car from it's packaging (yes, it would be wrapped to prevent damage to it's delicate finish before you purchased it), you would have to purchase the new Belkin iCar cover (shown below). Be sure to install within second of unwrapping your new iCar.

    Naturally, you would have just enough of the iCar's window exposed so you could see where you were going. But, it would be vinyl covered to prevent scratching the delicate window material. So that your statement won't be missed, Belkin provides an Apple-Shaped transparent window cover for you to look through as you drive.

    Whatever you do, don't touch or breath on the car before the protective cover is installed.

    Revision 2 of the iCar will have a metallic paint finish. But, will still have delicate windows.

    Revision 3 of the iCar will will also have the tougher painted surface. But, in addition to needing window protection, you'll have to be sure to cover the undercarriage because it will be a soft glossy metallic finish that will scuff the first time you move it an inch.

    Best practice through all three revisions will be to install the Belkin iCar cover.

    If you do decide that you would actually like to see what your new iCar looks like, you might opt for the iCar Invisible Shield (not shown). This will allow you to see your car. It will go on with a huge squeegee. And, resembles tough saran wrap. Be sure you get all the air bubbles out as you smooth it on there.

    One benefit of the car covers, is that you can pick a different color every day of the week. Just buy the multi-packs of iCar neoprene covers (not pictured), and you can feel like you're driving a different car every day.

    Please use caution when you are installing new iCar covers. The installation and removal of iCar covers does present the likely possibility of damaging your iCar's delicate surface.

    For the ultimate in protection, you should install the iCar Invisible Shield first. Then, your Belkin or Neoprene iCar Covers. The Invisible Shield will protect your iCar while you change out your tougher external iCar covers.
     

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  4. MacGromit macrumors newbie

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    "It's sad because it's true." (Karen from Will and Grace)

    Your post is hysterically but sadly true.
     
  5. mikes63737 macrumors 65816

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    The real question is: Will they make iCar socks?
     
  6. Sun Baked macrumors G5

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    I'd rather think they'd build the ....

    www.teslamotors.com

    New fuel source, expensive, etc.
     
  7. MrSmith macrumors 68040

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    The only cars that can put me in procreation mode.
     
  8. flyinmac macrumors 68030

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    Yes, Apple is the only company who could boast about the large number of 3rd party products available to protect their products.

    It is quite sad.
     
  9. wheezy macrumors 65816

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    Two Volkswagon's on here? Are you serious? Ewww
     
  10. Pixellated macrumors 65816

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    Apple previously attempted collaboration with VW to make an 'iCar'.
     
  11. pigbat macrumors regular

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    VW makes a solid, fun car.
     
  12. Sun Baked macrumors G5

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    Yes, but even though the TDI are state of the art, they are all still ICE powered vehicles.

    At least AC Propulsion's powertrain in the Tesla is next generation. And more in keeping with Apple's think different.

    With PCs the SW is the key, in cars it is still the HW that still matters.
     
  13. tsice19 macrumors 6502a

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    Well, if they made an iCar, it would integrate really well with all your other Apple products (iPod, iPhone, MacBook, etc;)

    It would work great, but it would have to run on special iFuel and it would only drive on an iRoad.
     
  14. alphaod macrumors Core

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    Those have a crazy turn radius! :p
     
  15. brad.c macrumors 68020

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    Without reaching for Photoshop to simulate, I would imagine the iCar would only have a single pedal.

    Go = press pedal, stop = control+press pedal.

    Also incorporates gestures. Two finger scroll to pass, one finger to salute.
     
  16. tominated macrumors 68000

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    those are awesome. weren't they on top gear once?
     
  17. LeviG macrumors 65816

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    ^^ yes JC drove it inside the BBC offices iirc.

    Anyways here's my iCar :cool:

    PS - read the text
     

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  18. MvdM macrumors regular

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    And of course the steering wheel will be replaced by a clickwheel :) And the battery cannot be replaced by the user.
     
  19. MiniLifeCrisis macrumors member

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    Long Line waiting for the new iAppleCar

    [​IMG]

    You guys draw up the iCars, I'll get everyone together to wait in the long line the night before the iCar is released only to find out it's got a "little glitch" and it will be another hour or two before they can drive it away. :eek::D
     
  20. dacreativeguy macrumors 68000

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    BMW is the Apple of car companies. The current 3 series coupe is to die for. The 5 series sedan is a close second. If only they weren't so damn expensive.
     

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