"You can instantly play music on demand, make reservations at your favorite restaurant, and even purchase movie tickets with the push of a button." You can then crash your car because all your attention was on a touch-screen. Yes, we think touch-screens are cool. Yes, we think cars that can do a bunch of interesting things are cool. But the problem with touchscreens that do a bunch of interesting things in cars is that people won't be looking at the road any more. At least with buttons and knobs the driver can feel for them. 

That said, Lexus Enform, to debut in the new GS looks fantastic and easy to navigate, which is a huge plus. In addition to managing your nightlife, the system will also provide 24 hour live navigation assistance, the ability to call and route emergency services, and a theft recovery system.

[via Lexus]