The 2004 Cadillac XLR is so packed with gadgets that it would suit James Bond just fine. The $76,000, two-seat convertible originated as the Evoq concept car, and has a myriad steering and safety features from the original design. If the tires get punctured they will stay pressurized for up to 125 miles, so there’s no spare tire. To help avoid accidents, Cadillac has included Stabilitrak technology that automatically steers the car in the direction of a spin out to counter the human impulse to incorrectly turn the wheel against the spin.

Drivers don’t have to worry about losing the key — the XLR doesn’t have one. Instead, drivers carry a fob that unlocks the door as they approach the car and allows them to start the engine with a touch of a button once inside. The XLR has electronics to warm or cool the seats automatically, and the hardtop retracts at the push of a button. The variable speed transmission includes a shifter that lets the driver drive the car as a stick or an automatic.

In addition XLR has sensors that understand when it’s raining and automatically turn on the wipers. Even the headlights clean themselves through a high-powered stream of water. The car has adaptive cruise control for maintaining a standard distance from the vehicle in front of you, and a ultrasonic parking assist system that increase the volume of an alarm sound if you start to back into the neighbor’s car (or cat).

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