Brett Solomon has been covering the world of car electronics since 1993 as a true enthusiast. He was the Editor-at-Large of CarSound & Performance Magazine. More recently, he has written for the automotive trade, but he still loves the consumer! He is a member of the International Motor Press Association.
With the Rolls-Royce Wraith, Rolls went their own way and developed the 1,300-watt, 18-speaker Bespoke Audio System in-house, with pretty awesome results.
I’m telling ya, I had more interest in the Kia K900 than the Rolls-Royce Wraith. After years of lower-priced but good products like the Sportage, people are fascinated by the idea of a $66,000 Kia.
Hublot’s special NYC Taxi edition King Power 692 Bang wristwatch is an uber-exclusive — and likely uber-expensive — way for cabbies to tell the time.
Mazdaspeed will facilitate the purchase of AiM motorsports dashboard information units for Mazda vehicles through their Mazdaspeed racing program.
Everyone wants the latest technology, but not all of us can drop big coin on a new car. During Car Tech Demo Days, it’s the aftermarket to the rescue!
The satellite-aided transmission in the Rolls-Royce Wraith uses GPS and the nav system to predict the road ahead.” To be candid, the results are subtle.
A friend of mine of means told me, “You won’t be able to get gas in the Wraith.” Huh?
Intraphex introduced multiple OEM integration kits that enhance and upgrade the capabilities of the infotainment screens for popular GM makes and models.
We always dug us some Massive Audio. They make really high-quality products that slam at a relatively reasonable price point.
Well, not to slam them, but a lot of their lineup needs subwoofer boxes the size of Mars to sound good. That isn’t great for groceries. But, for the 15-year anniversary of Massive Audio, the company has developed the “UFO” slim-mount subwoofers. So instead of taking up “massive” amounts of space, they can put out massive amounts of bass tucked into one of the corners of the trunk.
Start-stop technology works great for saving gas at long traffic lights. But now that we have the first generation of start-stop vehicles on the road, many of us are finding the belts that take the most abuse are the belts that spin the engine back up.