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      11-09-2013, 04:34 AM   #1
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What was the first car to...

Hey everybody,

Let's play a little informative game about cars.

What was the first road car (year/make/model) to be sold equipped with...

HID headlights -
4WD -
3 point seat belt -
Waist seat belt -
Active four wheel steering -
Turning signals -
2 speed AT -
3 speed AT -
4AT -
5AT -
6AT -
7AT -
8AT -
5 speed manual transmission -
6 speed manual transmission -
7 speed manual transmission -
Hybrid engine -
Airbags -
ABS -
Power steering -
Climate control -
Sunroof -
LED tail lights -
Adaptative headlights -
Cruise control -
Adaptative cruise control -
Disc brakes -
Auto-dim rear view mirror -
Direct injection -
Heads Up Display (HUD) -
Variable valve timing -
Dual overhead cam (DOHC) -
Limited Slip Differential -
Remote start -
Key FOB -
Windshield wipers -
Traction control -
Stability control -
Turbocharged engine -
Supercharged engine -
Rear view camera -
Radio -
Navigation system -
Leather seats -
Electric windows -
Heated seats -
Fuel injected engine -
Diesel engine -
Runflat tires -
Spare wheel -
Adaptative headlights -
Catalytic converter -
Electric mirrors -
Reverse parking sensors -
Horn -
Central locking system -
Reverse lights -

Feel free to add things that are not in the list.
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      11-09-2013, 04:56 AM   #2
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I believe the first production car with LED taillights is the Cadillac DTS. HIDs might have been the 1993 or 1994 MB S class
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      11-09-2013, 05:00 AM   #3
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I think Mercedes is gonna own a lot on that list.
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      11-09-2013, 05:08 AM   #4
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I believe the first production car with LED taillights is the Cadillac DTS. HIDs might have been the 1993 or 1994 MB S class
I think the first HID equipped car were 1993 Porsche 911... but I could be wrong.
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      11-09-2013, 09:23 AM   #5
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Actually it was 1991 BMW 7-series...

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I think the first HID equipped car were 1993 Porsche 911... but I could be wrong.
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      11-09-2013, 09:33 AM   #6
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First projectors headlights - 1986 BMW 7 Series
First LED headlights - 2008/2007 Lexus LS 600h
First 8-speed AT - 2007 Lexus LS 460
First 4 wheel steering - Honda 1987 Prelude





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      11-09-2013, 10:25 AM   #7
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      11-09-2013, 12:47 PM   #8
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First 7at is the w221 s class. Volvo has the first 3 pt seat belts.
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      11-09-2013, 12:54 PM   #9
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I think Mercedes is gonna own a lot on that list.
^^^this^^^

Merc--- air bags, ABS

Lancia-- twin cams

Mitsubishi-- folding metal roof top
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      11-09-2013, 01:07 PM   #10
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First 7AT was the Mercedes S class
First 8AT was the Lexus LS

That's all I remember.
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      11-11-2013, 07:50 AM   #11
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First fuel injected was the Mercedes SL gullwing
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      11-11-2013, 11:47 AM   #12
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First fuel injected was the Mercedes SL gullwing
First EFI car was from AMC, I guess you're talking mechanical fuel injection (which reaaaaaally sucks lol)
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The first turbo car I believe is the Oldsmobile Jetfire. It also had water injection.
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      11-11-2013, 12:43 PM   #14
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I believe the first HUD was an oldsmobile in the 90s or something. Shoot I forgot.
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^^^this^^^

Merc--- air bags, ABS

Lancia-- twin cams

Mitsubishi-- folding metal roof top
Merc was not the first to offer an airbag. It was in the 1973 Oldsmobile Toronado.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airbag

Technically it was the Jensen FF that had ABS in the 1960s. No mention of Merc at all.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-lock_braking_system

DOHC were used on Peugot's in 1912 on their race cars. Alfa was the mainstream manufacturer to introduce DOHC in 1928. Sunbeam did in 1925, but in more limited numbers.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overhead_camshaft
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