In 1994, the Mercedes F200 concept included cameras for side mirrors and joystick steering..

In 1994, the Mercedes F200 concept included cameras for side mirrors and joystick steering.. ...

The 2-door coupe featured a unique control system that replaced the steering wheel and gas/braking pedals with joysticks. There's a dual stick in the center as well as individual sticks on each door, allowing you to drive from either the driver's seat or the passenger's seat. I'd love to hear more.

The interior is more like a fighter jet cockpit than a mid-90s model, but the rest of the cabin is very minimalistic thanks to a clean dashboard mostly composed of video screens.

The original side-mounted mirrors were replaced with cameras, and the vehicle was outfitted with far more airbags than was typically required for the time. Other cutting-edge technology included electro-transparent panoramic roof glass, voice recognition for mobile phones, an electric-opening truck lid with a four-joint hinge, and a variable-light system.

A naturally aspirated 6.0L V12 is under the hood, but otherwise, this is a very attractive automobile for its age. The doors are unlocked via a magnetic card, no swiping required.

The F200 concept was first shown at the London Concours car show by YouTube channel TheTFJJ. The car is one of the few Mercedes concepts ever sold to a customer and is said to have raised roughly $10 million. It was first shown at the 1996 Paris Motor Show, but it has rarely been seen in public since.

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