Here’s What Google’s First Custom-Built Self-Driving Car Looks Like Now
lt-in-house vehicle to look like. Today, they’ve released a photo of the real deal.
As you might notice, the final product ended up looking pretty darn similar to the early shots. While the vehicle still looks a bit like something out of a Richard Scarry book, some tweaks have been made. For example:
It has headlights now, which is a good thing. Even if a self-driving car can see other cars without headlights (thanks, RADAR!), that doesn’t mean other (non-self driving) cars can seeyou.
They’ve tweaked the front grill a bit, adding reflector dots and generally making it look a bitless like this emoticon: .
Google says its custom semi-sentient whip should be hitting its private test tracks over the holiday break and might start popping up around Northern Californian streets in 2015.