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Would You Buy a Car With Its Own Built-in Espresso Maker?

Tecca 2012/07/18 19:00:00
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The new Italian-made Fiat 500L comes with the LavAzzar espresso maker that plugs into a port between the driver and passenger seats.

TECCA.COM reports:
Car owners have become accustomed to things like multi-speaker stereos and heated seats. But a built-in coffee maker? Now that's a perk.
car owners accustomed multi-speaker stereos heated seats built-in coffee perk

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  • Fef 2012/07/18 20:45:28
    Yes, fill 'er up!
    Fef
    add a box of adult diapers and I don't need to stop on long drives.
    adult diapers
  • Sybil Fef 2012/07/19 00:02:39
    Sybil
    why are they wearing diapers?
  • SimmeringArtist 2012/07/18 20:39:29
    Yes, fill 'er up!
    SimmeringArtist
    +2
    Make the espresso at a red light
  • Mary Ann 2012/07/18 20:35:34
    No, eyes on the road!
    Mary Ann
    +1
    I drink tea!
  • The Impossible Girl ✿ 2012/07/18 20:34:59
    No, eyes on the road!
    The Impossible Girl ✿
    No need for it..
  • mm61675 2012/07/18 20:34:25
    Yes, fill 'er up!
    mm61675
  • Tamara McMillan 2012/07/18 20:33:17
    Yes, fill 'er up!
    Tamara McMillan
    +2
    I DO love my coffee. Wish I would have had that a time or two already!
  • Jana~ una chica loca 2012/07/18 20:31:17
    No, eyes on the road!
    Jana~ una chica loca
    No, I love cars therefore I don't think they need to be turned into coffee shops
  • dewet Cockrell 2012/07/18 20:31:02
    Maybe. Does it brew Starbucks?
    dewet Cockrell
    +1
    I want it!
  • iamco2000 2012/07/18 20:29:29 (edited)
    Yes, fill 'er up!
    iamco2000
    +2
    Now where do I keep my 1/2 & 1/2?
  • hilda 2012/07/18 20:28:31
    No, eyes on the road!
    hilda
    for what?! it's tough enough as it is for me to drive and change the song on the cd. my phone stays away cause i don't need to get into an accident. having a built in espresso maker is just gonna cause more accidents.
  • raschell97 2012/07/18 20:25:38
    Yes, fill 'er up!
    raschell97
    +2
    but pull over to get your coffee
  • donna.robinson.102 2012/07/18 20:25:20
    No, eyes on the road!
    donna.robinson.102
    The problem with that is people will totally be distracted, bad enough they are ignoring the law as it applies to cell phones, and after hearing so many sad stories about this controversial issue, i'm convinced this is a bad idea.
  • Sopinum 2012/07/18 20:22:04
    No, eyes on the road!
    Sopinum
    If I died in a car crash because of an espresso maker I don't believe I'd enjoy my after-life very much.
    Heated seats and multi-speaker stereos is wonderful, but I don't want to spoil myself further.
  • Danielle 2012/07/18 20:07:44
    Maybe. Does it brew Starbucks?
    Danielle
    +2
    Practically-speaking, no-but then again it would be nice to not have to make a rest stop somewhere for coffee...LOL
  • A.Oscar 2012/07/18 20:05:54
    No, eyes on the road!
    A.Oscar
    I like to be in the coffee shop
  • George Zook 2012/07/18 19:49:45
    Yes, fill 'er up!
    George Zook
    +2
    I do like my coffee
  • Helene 2012/07/18 19:49:38
    Yes, fill 'er up!
    Helene
    +3
    Especially if it's made by Nespresso! Those capsules make a perfect cup every time.
  • Margaret Jacobson 2012/07/18 19:48:11
    No, eyes on the road!
    Margaret Jacobson
    keep my coffeemaker at home, afraid somebody would steal the thing ?? Besides I can do without "this" convience while driving
  • ReindeerWS6 2012/07/18 19:47:18
    No, eyes on the road!
    ReindeerWS6
    As if we don't have enough distractions as it is! LOL!

    Starbucks? Seriously? I don't know about other places, but the Starbucks in this neck of the woods is pretty awful!
  • Sayer Stewart 2012/07/18 19:43:39 (edited)
    No, eyes on the road!
    Sayer Stewart
    +2
    Sounds dangerous. I don't especially like coffee anyway. I don't think that boiling water at 60 mph is a great idea.
  • Jesferkicks 2012/07/18 19:43:02
    Yes, fill 'er up!
    Jesferkicks
    +2
    I could deal with that.
  • Sterling 2012/07/18 19:38:57
    No, eyes on the road!
    Sterling
    +2
    I don't have that kind of money to waste.
  • Boo 2012/07/18 19:21:15
    No, eyes on the road!
    Boo
    I brew mine at the house & take an insulated coffee thermos with me. I buy a very rich Columbian or French Roast at the grocery store for a lot less than anybody sells coffee for now!
  • Raymond Allamby 2012/07/18 19:19:38
    No, eyes on the road!
    Raymond Allamby
    +1
    i'd rather get the LFA, and buy my own damn espresso maker.
    lexus lfa
  • Christopher Brady 2012/07/18 19:18:08
    No, eyes on the road!
    Christopher Brady
    +2
    It's bad enough people text and talk on cellphones while driving, even with the Bluetooth headsets (Cali Highway Patrol says it's no different than one hand on wheel, other on cell on ear, just as dangerous) you want people to get hopped up on caffeine AS they're driving, rather than stopping at a local donut/coffee place first?

    Bad idea. I don't need to get hit by a car again.
  • Boo Christo... 2012/07/18 19:22:35
    Boo
    Blue tooth is hands-free. No need to have a hand on the cell or ear, if you put on the blue tooth before driving off.
  • Headhun... Boo 2012/07/18 20:06:25
    Headhunter 13
    +1
    No need to text or talk on the phone in the car. The world will run just fine without the idiots that do.
  • Boo Headhun... 2012/07/18 20:44:09
    Boo
    While this is true, they are convenient in emergencies and for business people who travel. Some people are competent to drive and do other things at the same time. As long as one keeps their eyes on the road and one hand on the wheel I'm not too concerned.
  • Headhun... Boo 2012/07/18 22:07:08
    Headhunter 13
    Talk to EMT's and such tha6 have pulled people from wrecks because of cell phones and texting. I lost a friend who was killed when a woman broadsided his car while on the phone and another was crippled by some girl texting. No people especially young people are not capable of driving and using a phone or text. Hell I got backed into by a 70 YO woman answering her cell phone in a parking lot.

    99.9% of the people on the phone while driving have no real need to be on a phone at the time.
  • Boo Headhun... 2012/07/19 16:52:22
    Boo
    I'm not saying it doesn't happen, but it happens to the enept, careless, and stupid who allow their attention to be diverted from the more important task of driving the vehicle. I cuss everytime my cell phone rings while I'm driving, but I have a disabled husband at home alone until I get there after work. If he calls, I'm going to answer, but I get off the phone as quickly as possible. The first words out of my mouth instead of hello are "I'm driving. What do you need?" If it's not an emergency I say I'll call back as soon as I can stop.

    My husband was involved in an accident caused by a 98 year old driver who shouldn't have been driving at all! He didn't need a cell phone to cause injury and property damage! If we could get people like that and teenagers off the roads, driving would be a lot safer for everyone. Teens and young adults are by far the worst offenders when it comes to cell use or texting while driving.
  • Headhun... Boo 2012/07/19 17:03:28 (edited)
    Headhunter 13
    Love the rationalization and justification. I have a very ill SO as well. And unless it is a life or death emergency she will not call. If she has to for some reason I will pull over. That is not hard or rocket science. The majority of people om the phone and especially texting while driving prove they are to stupid to rive because they are on the phone or texting. I have seen people walk out their door get in the car and then pull out their phone. I used to commute 48 miles each way mostly on a turnpike 70% of the women on there were on the phone and maybe even doing their make up at the same time. Stop making excuses, rationalizing and justify. 99.9% of the population are not that important they need to be in contact constantly. I run my national recruiting agency over the phone and make my living on the phone. I know I am not that important even though a job for someone may be on the line. That is what voice mail is for.
  • Boo Headhun... 2012/07/19 19:58:40
    Boo
    You would have a stroke where I live! On a daily basis, in addition to your complaints about women drivers, I see policemen in their cruisers talking on their cell phones while driving. Of course, they always have the attitude that the laws don't apply to them. I have never put on make up, styled my hair, or polished my nails while driving, but I am aware that many women do.
  • Headhun... Boo 2012/07/19 20:02:54 (edited)
    Headhunter 13
    +1
    I see a cop on their cell phone I call the station when I get home and report them. We pay them to work not talk. Glad to hear you don't do those things but stop making excuses for the idiots that do.
  • Boo Headhun... 2012/07/19 20:26:43
    Boo
    I'm just saying that not everyone who talks on a cell phone while driving is as great a hazard as the idiots that do it constantly. You just can't lump everybody into that stereotype.
  • Headhun... Boo 2012/07/19 21:13:17
    Headhunter 13
    Really still rationalizing and making excuses. It is not a stereotype. It is a fact the vast majority have no reason to use a phone and drive. They are idiots. Not only endangering themselves but others as well.
  • Christo... Boo 2012/07/24 14:15:04
    Christopher Brady
    The California Highway Patrol has found that hands-free makes no difference. People are still as distracted as if they were talking directly into a cell, hand's on. THAT'S a FACT.
  • Boo Christo... 2012/07/24 20:21:57
    Boo
    To my knowledge no other state or law enforcement agency has made that stretch. One might figure as much in California! The entire state is so distracted whether they are driving, talking on cell phones or not, they are detached from the rest of the country.
  • glen 2012/07/18 19:15:03
    No, eyes on the road!
    glen
    Espresso sucks !
  • Headhunter 13 2012/07/18 19:14:06
    No, eyes on the road!
    Headhunter 13
    If people are so stupid they need warning labels on hot coffee to go cups,. What makes you think they are bright enough to use this without killing or hurting themselves or others? I would guess any idiot that said yes also think texting and driving is a good idea as well. Damn I hope the yeses on this question don't decide to breed. It would be de-evolution in action

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