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Land Rover vanishing hood concept - cool

Wish Jeep would have come up with this idea...

It is just a concept now, but really cool...

Land Rover unveils disappearing hood - CNN.com Video
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Old 04-12-2014, 11:39 AM
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Re: Land Rover vanishing hood concept - cool

Why didn't I think of that?
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Old 04-12-2014, 01:18 PM
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My jeep needs that!!
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Old 04-12-2014, 01:32 PM
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Re: Land Rover vanishing hood concept - cool

Yes, I saw that video...very kewel idea, especially for when one is in "rough" terrain. But honestly, it could be a major safety thing, too, being able to see what is right in front of the bumper like that. Like a little kid that shouldn't be there...
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Re: Land Rover vanishing hood concept - cool

Very cool, but not sure it would be worth the cost. Also, I question how well that will hold up over a 10-12 year period.
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Old 04-13-2014, 06:54 PM
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Re: Land Rover vanishing hood concept - cool

I'd already be happy if Jeep would offer a simple heads-up-display that shows the current speed...
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Re: Land Rover vanishing hood concept - cool

Hi,

I have added a camera to the front of my 2013 JGC so that I can see the road directly in front of the car. The picture is shown on the standard radio screen. I use a ALLGIG XG-HS to allow selection of the front camera, or my rear / caravan camera whenever I want. See my build thread for details - WK2: Pepe's Grand Cherokee Build Up - AUSJEEPOFFROAD.COM - AJOR

Pictures of the camera mounting description of operation in post #4 some additional details on the components used in post #8

Its not as fancy as the Land Rover idea, but it works well.
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Re: Land Rover vanishing hood concept - cool

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Hi,

I have added a camera to the front of my 2013 JGC so that I can see the road directly in front of the car. The picture is shown on the standard radio screen. I use a ALLGIG XG-HS to allow selection of the front camera, or my rear / caravan camera whenever I want. See my build thread for details - WK2: Pepe's Grand Cherokee Build Up - AUSJEEPOFFROAD.COM - AJOR

Pictures of the camera mounting description of operation in post #4 some additional details on the components used in post #8

Its not as fancy as the Land Rover idea, but it works well.
That sounds very cool and interesting, but unfortunately none of the pictures are working.
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Re: Land Rover vanishing hood concept - cool

whaaaaat that is so cool
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Re: Land Rover vanishing hood concept - cool

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Why didn't I think of that?
Leave it parked outside in a bad neighborhood. Take off the NRA stickers.
Your hood will disappear.....
... among other items.
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I think I like the rover version of the vanishing hood actually. Maybe that's just me.
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