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Mitsubishi to Offer Virtual Test Drive, Misses Point of Test Driving

by Lambert Varias
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This is the Outlander Sport. Like most new cars, you can view pictures and videos of it online. But unlike any car, you can also “test drive” it… using a computer. Sign up for Mitsubishi’s Live Drive and you’ll be given a limited time to control an actual unit via the Internet. Because that’s how people drive cars – using a keyboard, mouse and a monitor, right?

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Mitsubishi have hired a team to outfit one Outlander Sport with cameras and machines, allowing it to be remotely-controlled. It’s like RACER, except it’s an actual car! I guess that makes it legit. I wonder what will happen if the first one in line wrecks the car.

I’m pretty sure this is more of a publicity stunt than a serious endeavor, but I still can’t get over how absurd it is. I hope it has support for steering wheel peripherals. You can sign-up for the Live Drive at the official Outlander Sport website.

[via PopSci]

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