Car dashboards are beginning to mimic the latest in consumer electronics as automakers try to suck in the iPod-generation as new car buyers. Here's the ten most high-tech dashboards on production cars you can buy this year or next.

We're not just talking about touch-screen NAV systems. The latest generation of vehicles feature everything from night vision systems, 12-inch high-res LCD screens, inverted track-ball controls, 3D fuel consumption graphs, full iPod head integration and more. Click "next" to see what automakers have to offer.

10.) 2010 Acura ZDX



  • Three-level infodeck
  • Sirius Real-Time TravelLink w/ Weather Alerts
  • Surround-Sound ELS System
  • Voice/Knob-based MMI

9.) 2010 Audi R8


  • Sports car design with integrated tech
  • Next generation Audi MMI
  • Topographical Nav
  • Voice/Knob MMI
  • Phone mics integrated into the seatbelts

8.) 2009 BMW 7-Series



  • 10.2-inch Black Panel LCD Screen
  • Night Vision with HUD
  • iDrive Knob-based Control
  • World's First Side-View Camera

7.) 2010 Mercedes S-Class


  • Drowsiness detection
  • Next Generation COMAND interface
  • Capability for split-view screen displaying different images to driver and passengers
  • Oversized display integrated into cluster
  • Linguatronic voice control

6.) 2010 Nissan GT-R


  • Uniform Multi-Function Display
  • Vehicle Performance Display Center designed by Polyphony Digital/li>
  • Full vehicle data integrated into the gauge cluster

5.) 2010 Honda Insight


  • Two-tier instrument panel
  • Large 3D Meters
  • Environmental IMA display shows lifetime and current fuel consumption
  • Battery-charging display
  • XM/Sat/Nav

4.) 2010 Lexus HS


  • World's first Inverted-track ball mouse control
  • High-angle info screen
  • XM Weather/Travel Control

3.) 2010 Range Rover


  • 12-inch high-def LCD screen, biggest in a car ever
  • GPS/Nav Infotainment system in center console with surround-cameras
  • No Moving Parts
  • Surround Sound System

2.) 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid


  • Full LCD Panel with customizable readout
  • SmartGauge eco meter grows leaves as driving becomes greener
  • Real-time traffic with Sirius TravelLink
  • Ford's SYNC system with voice-controlled Infotainment

1.) 2011 Chevy Volt


  • iPod Style Design
  • Dual LCD Control Screens
  • Charging Menu Controls