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Poland-based startup Varsovia has revealed its range-extended plug-in hybrid (PHEV) concept, which promises to “broaden the definition of a luxury vehicle”.

Varsovia Motor Co – named after the Polish capital of Warsaw – pitches the new sedan as a “mobile office”, featuring two 19-inch transparent displays, a built-in computer and advanced information system.

The Varsovia concept can also pair with all the mobile and computer devices on board, along with access to satellite internet.

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Adding to the mobile office layout is the missing front passenger seat, making the Varsovia sedan a three seater.

Inside, the Varsovia concept features an “interactive spa” system.

The seats – which feature an array of elements and sensors – are heated and cooled, massaging and can even measure the passenger’s pulse.

Using sensors and a camera, the Varsovia can detect the passenger’s mood and selects music, lighting and firmness of the seat accordingly, making it the first vehicle in history that can automatically adapt to a passenger’s mood.

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The aforementioned twin 19-inch displays also fold into the roof and act as a ‘Virtual Sky’ when not in use – not dissimilar to the ‘star headlining’ seen in Rolls-Royce models.

Other features include a 12-speaker sound system, antiseptic materials and hydrophobic surfaces, while the entire interior is made out of natural wood, leather, aluminium, silver and mineral rocks.

Outside, the Varsovia features diamond-patterned metal work on the front and doors – inspired by Sawa, a legendary mermaid depicted on the company’s coat of arms – while the overall design is reminiscent of the Aston Martin Lagonda Taraf limousine.

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While it looks like a two-door coupe, there are actually four doors.

Under the skin, the Varsovia concept employs a range-extended hybrid drivetrain, with the small combustion engine working as a generator similar to the setup used in the BMW i3.

On battery power alone, the sedan has a claimed range of 350 kilometres, extending to 850km with the range extender.

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The company estimates the circa-two-tonne sedan will accelerate from 0-100km/h in “significantly under five seconds”.

A full-size prototype will be presented “during one of (the) international car shows”, though the specific event is unknown.

Varsovia is planning low-volume production after 2018, with a maximum of 50 units per annum.

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