The Coolest Car Features For Drive-In Movies

Singapore’s first drive-in movie theatre in years is finally opening at Downtown East, giving all movie buffs the chance to experience a retro cinema experience a la ‘Grease’, or indulge in a nostalgic night, depending on which generation you are from. Unfortunately, their first screening was cancelled, but we are sure that more are yet to come.

While waiting to grab your tickets for a romantic night out under the stars, why not make your experience even more memorable with these car accessories that are sure to make any drive-in movie date a night to remember?

BMW 7 Series Massage Function

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For the ultimate relaxation experience, the BMW 7 Series Sedan not only features a plush interior, but the already sumptuous seating comes with a massage function in its rear seats. Watch your movie in luxury as twelve massage and six rotation balls knead and relax your back muscles. Just try not to relax too much, else you might fall asleep in the middle of the movie.

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Stow ‘N Go Seats

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The Chrysler Pacifica’s Stow ‘N Go Seats feature allows you to flatten passenger seats to create a huge flat surface in the cabin, giving you ample space to spread out pillows, blankets, mattresses and more. Indulge in a camping-like experience with plenty of mini storage areas perfect for storing your own snacks and drinks if you plan on settling in for a long night. 

If the film turns out to be terrible, you can always link up the Chrysler UConnect Infotainment system to watch one of your own favourite films. 

Rolls Royce Cullinan Drinks Cabinet

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If you are torn between the retro, cosy experience of a drive-in movie and the romantic, high-class experience of going out for dinner and drinks, the Rolls Royce Cullinan has your solution. At the touch of a button, a two-seat leather-covered bench with a cocktail table and collapsible chair backs slide out for a true movie-theatre experience.

The two rear seats are decked out with individual seat configuration and have nestled between them a drinks cabinet complete with Rolls-Royce whisky glasses and a decanter as well as champagne flutes.  Not to mention, it also comes with a refrigerator that you can keep stocked with whatever other drinks and bites you would like. 

Mercedes S-Class Heated Armrests

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Heated seats not enough to keep you warm on those chilly nights at the drive-in? The Mercedes S-Class has you more than covered with heated armrests that are sure to keep your hands nice and toasty. 

As part of the Warmth Comfort Package, the heated armrests are present in the driver and front passenger door and center console. For those especially cold drives home, you even have the option of a heated steering wheel. 

Tesla Model 3 Romance Mode

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Two words: Romance mode. Accessible through a button in the infotainment system, the Model 3 does the impossible and makes movie date nights at the drive-in even more romantic than it already is. Be prepared to cuddle up to your date with a virtual fireplace display, or opt for ambient romantic music softly playing in the background while you watch your movie. 

If you really want to impress your date, you can even reveal the Tesla’s glass roof for a movie night under the stars.

Rolls-Royce Wraith Starlight Headliner

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Is bad weather ruining your plans for having a movie night under the stars? Look no further as the Rolls-Royce Wraith allows you to have a picture-perfect one any time you want, even during the day. 

Taking two master craftspeople between 9 to 17 hours and up to 1,600 fibre-optic lights to painstakingly create, you can have the starlight headliner replicate whichever constellation you like. You can even control the intensity of the lights using the infotainment system. 

These features are undoubtedly every movie-buff-meets-gearhead’s dream come true, but a perfect drive-in movie experience does not have to cost an arm and a leg. All you really need are refreshments, blankets and pillows, and most importantly, some great company.

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