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A Closer Look at the Lexus LF-CC Interior Touch Controls

Lexus LF-CC Touch Technology

Lexus Magazine has taken a closer look at the new touchscreen technologies included in the LF-CC interior and how they might work.

(After seeing the LF-CC interior in person, I was very impressed with the potential — my biggest concern would be smudgy fingerprints.)

Read about the LF-CC Interior at Lexus Magazine

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I'm one of the biggest Lexus fans you can find but honestly Lexus will tease this crap but it won't come out for something like another decade when somebody else (most likely BMW or Audi) has already done it while green car companies are already producing touch interior technology, today. If Lexus was unpredictable and really put this out in the production model of the LF-CC, I will eat my words but I find this scenario highly unlikely.  Lexus is afraid to be a trendsetter in this fashion...I really wish they weren't.  I hope all of this new courage to be aggressive in exterior design really does translate into big leaps forward in interior touch tech.
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      Matt
    • November 7, 2012
    Very true but it's also why Lexus are so reliable, they use tried and tested rather than cutting edge.
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    Wasn't Lexus first to have full LED lamps all around, laser welding on a production vehicle, 8 speed automatic, spring loaded parts for tight fitments, extremely small panel gaps, radar cruise control and so on? You'll probably have to correct me on a few of those as I'm not entirely sure if they're all correct. 
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      PG
    • November 8, 2012
    Yes they were the first to have the 8 speed auto. But in contrast to the Germans, technology does not trickle down at Lexus. How many models have the 8 speed? Oh yeah, the LS and the IS-F. They Germans came later but their cutting-edge tech proliferates through the whole line-up much quicker.
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      LF_EH
    • November 8, 2012
    The previous gen GS 460 The current RX F-Sport Had the 8 Speed http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNsrl86inpo&feature=youtube_gdata_player Not sure why, but I felt compelled to point that out
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    Rsxterminator
  • November 7, 2012
i actually prefer knobs for things like volume and climate controls. fast and simple with no ambiguity. however, they simply have to get rid of the stupid remote touch thingy and replace it with the iphone sized touch screen as seen in the LF-CC. Audi has the MMI touch pad and i think we will see an expansion of this idea instead of the buttonless touch controls as seen in the chevy volt. 
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    Ljn71
  • November 7, 2012
I know mine is a boring opinion,but for me it's not the idea that matters,but the execution of it. Conventional buttons or touch screens? Don't care as long as it works really well.
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    two lexus family
  • November 7, 2012
Touch screens are utterly inappropriate for cars.  The more switches you can operate by feel and the less controls that make you take your eyes off the road, the better.  I LOVE the way Lexus switches work.  Why in the world would you ever replace them with a dangerous, smudgy smart-phone wannabe?
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     Maybe because it's look like a something from sci-fi film or look like hi-tech stuff i guess, but yes Lexus switches work well :)
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      two lexus family
    • November 8, 2012
    This more important than looking cool.  If Lexus goes ahead with this garbage, somebody is going to produce a report that claims those fancy touchscreens are just as distracting as using cellphones or texting while driving.  A couple of nanoseconds later, the lawyers will arrive.  The resulting PR nightmare will cost millions—especially if there are fatalities involved. And for what?  My Lexus has switches that are a delight to use, easy to find, with a feel so elegant it makes folks sigh.

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