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First POV Emira look around and drive video

Snap, just posted this in the reviews thread. Nice little video (y)
 
This was fantastic!

A new video like this every week would really go a long way for all of us, I'm sure. 😂
 
The guy who posted the video seems to also answer lots of questions. He confirmed that Android Auto worked wirelessly.

I do wonder if there’s a miscommunication there between “Android automotive” (car OS) and “Android auto” (mirroring his phone).
 
I ordered an Emira July 17th 2021. Over the last year I have been hot and cold over the vehicle, probably a shared feeling by many on here. On the cold moments I considered shifting to a new 911, even test drove a few. I finally got to see the car with the New Zealand Emira launch two weeks ago.

I went along to the event with an attitude of hoping to find something wrong with it, where I could then justify the switch to the 911.

Boy was I wrong... after seeing the car in person I was impressed with the finish quality, engine sound and the vehicle just looks stunning. Yes the 911 engine is better/quicker, yes the entertainment is better, however the Porsche looks mediocre in comparison. I test drove the car last Friday, thank you Lotus NZ. Definitely a Lotus.... You just don't get the same vehicle feedback or driving drama from the other vehicle.

With a little luck I may have one in the garage within the next 6 months. :)
 
I do wonder if there’s a miscommunication there between “Android automotive” (car OS) and “Android auto” (mirroring his phone).
I donˋt think so. He explicitly mentioned Android Auto and you can see in the Video that the it was active, i.e. Phone mirroring shown on the Emira center screen.
While not mentioned I assume that this means that also Apple CarPlay will be wireless.
 
I ordered an Emira July 17th 2021. Over the last year I have been hot and cold over the vehicle, probably a shared feeling by many on here. On the cold moments I considered shifting to a new 911, even test drove a few. I finally got to see the car with the New Zealand Emira launch two weeks ago.

I went along to the event with an attitude of hoping to find something wrong with it, where I could then justify the switch to the 911.

Boy was I wrong... after seeing the car in person I was impressed with the finish quality, engine sound and the vehicle just looks stunning. Yes the 911 engine is better/quicker, yes the entertainment is better, however the Porsche looks mediocre in comparison. I test drove the car last Friday, thank you Lotus NZ. Definitely a Lotus.... You just don't get the same vehicle feedback or driving drama from the other vehicle.

With a little luck I may have one in the garage within the next 6 months. :)
Did you post the abovemnetioned video on Youtube?
 
Seems that down here in NZ we’re being treated better than most. I too drove the car (albeit left hand drive) last weekend. Refined is an understatement when compared to the 1999 S1 Elise owned since new and still in the garage. Can confirm that Apple Car play is wireless and as an added bonus a/c controls are still accessible in a side panel. Way better execution than I’ve seen in other vehicles.
 
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as an added bonus a/c controls are still accessible in a side panel. Way better execution than I’ve seen in other vehicles.
You are definitely being looked after by your dealer. Respect
What is this side panel you speak of...?
 
Dudes really driving around like this.... lol

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You are definitely being looked after by your dealer. Respect
What is this side panel you speak of...?
The Apple CarPlay screen renders over approx 90% of the display leaving a strip down the left hand side to interact with the vehicle ventilation/ax settings. I didn’t study it in detail but thought it was a nice touch in comparison to Land Rover and Ford CarPlay executions that I’ve seen..
 
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