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Now the Tokyo-based entertainment conglomerate says it wants to inspire people and provide greater peace of mind through mobility. Oy.
Providing that automotive nirvana is a four-seat, all-wheel-drive sedan called the Vision-S, an EV the company unveiled at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show. Sony says the car, roughly the same size as BMW’s 5-Series, is designed to show what it and several suppliers can do. Sony teamed with Magna Steyr—think Mercedes-Benz G-Class, Toyota Supra/BMW Z4—to develop the platform, and the car uses two 200-kW (268-hp) electric motors, good enough for a 4.8-second sprint to 62 mph and a 149-mph top speed.
While suppliers such as Qualcomm, Continental, Nvidia, Bosch and ZF helped Sony create the Vision-S concept, everyone is so far being tight-lipped about any production possibilities.