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FORD EDGE: Ice Driving

 

Ice Driving with the Ford Edge ST Line

Well Feburary is the month of love for some…..but for #HowToKillAnHour it is the month of CARS!As well as our usual talk around the world of tech we will be looking at a few whips that are packed full of tech….Kicking off with the new Edge ST Line from Ford UK which we took for an icy spin in temperatures as cold as minus 15! See the lin in the comments for more info!

Posted by How To Kill an Hour on Saturday, 9 February 2019

Recently, thanks to the lovely guys over at Ford, Marcus wrapped up warm and traveled to the Icy heights of Northern Sweden to experience ice driving to test their brand new motor, the Ford Edge.

Tech Heavy

The Ford Edge not only looks amazing, but it drives wonderfully well too! Not only that but it’s packed with tons of amazing tech! Just what we love here at How To Kill An Hour! For example, the Ford Edge comes with adaptive cruise control, radar sensors which help you see your blind spots, lane centering and Ford Co-Pilot 360, a driving assistant.

Plus, what’s really cool, the Ford Edge has Ford’s FordPass Connect. Which allows for everyone in the car to stay connected through it’s in-car Wifi hotspot that connects to 4G! Therefore saving all that precious phone data! FordPass Connect also gives drivers up to date live traffic information and the chance to make an eCall if you were ever to get in danger. In the case of a serious accident FordPass will automatically make a call to the emergency services and ping them your location! However, the Edge will also do it’s best to avoid situations like this, as the Edge has a Pre-Collison assist. The Ford Edge keeps everyone safe and sound by anticipating your next move and the cars around you. Intelligent and impressive stuff!

Each Ford Edge also comes equipped with B&O tailor made speaker systems. Now B&O are a huge name in the audio industry and they bring 1000 watts of power to the car’s speaker system. Don’t turn it up too loud will you!

When is it available?

The Ford Edge is available in 8 colours: Oxford White, Ingot Silver, Magnetic, Chrome Blue, Shadow Black, Ruby Red, White Platinum and Burgundy Velvet. It comes with a 4 cyclinder 2.0L diesel EcoBlue engine and is available in both manual and automatic transmission. Furthermore the Ford Edge also comes in 3 different models: Titanium, ST-Line and Vignale. Due for release in January 2019!

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Polar Seal Heated Tops

How To Stay Warm With Polar Seal Heated Tops!

Staying Warm With Polar Seal Heated Tops

Our clothing is even smart now and we cannot wait to check them out! Do you ever feel really cold, but it’s too cold for a big coat, yet too warm for a jumper? Take a look at Polar Seal Heated Tops. Polar Seal Heated Tops are clothing which have heating elements sewn into them which allow you to easily affect the temperature of. Hence, making sure that you are nice and warm and not freezing cold!

The tech is similar to that of fighter jet pilot jackets, they use heating elements place on both the upper and lower back of a person. The tops are ultra thin, washable and made from a flexible material! Therefore making the garments perfect for exercise or any kind of sport!  The tops come with 3 traditional levels of heat, low, medium and high.

Heated in 10 seconds, you can control the pads independently and choose to have either warming pad on at once, or both of them in dual mode. Via the controls on the wrists.

Charged by USB the tops will last 4-8 hours on one full charge.

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