The folks at Mercedes-Benz have unveiled what they believe will be the future of the golf cart.
At the Open Championship, the Daimler company unveiled the Mercedes-Benz Style Edition Garia golf cart, a collaboration with Garia, which makes luxury golf carts. It's a pretty slick-looking golf cart.
Yes, the golf cart has headlights, wipers, a windscreen heater and more. Some additional features of the Mercedes-Benz golf cart include:
- Integrated on-board touchpad that displays several car functions, as well as the layout of the golf course, current position and an electronic score card.
- Built-in refrigerator under the bench seat and a storage tray under the dashboard to hold a row of golf balls at one time.
- Hands-free system with Bluetooth connection and hi-fi speakers integrated into the rear roof frame, allowing music from any smartphone.
- Range of up to 50 miles with a top speed of 19 mph.
- Use of LED technology in headlamps, ensuring good visibility in any weather conditions.
This cart was born out of a 2013 Facebook contest put on by Mercedes-Benz, asking for fans to send ideas of the golf cart of the future. Garia co-founder Anders Lynge came across the design competion by accident, entered and won it.
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We don't yet know the price tag on this baby, but it could be available sooner than later. We had a chance to see it in person during the U.S. unveil during the PGA Championship.