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Real Wraith: On Rolls-Royce Wraith Bespoke Audio System

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.

Car Tech Demo Days: Good time to buy 12V products at specialty retailers

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!

It came from Outer Bass: Massive Audio UFO Subwoofers

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.

Bangin’ Bowers and Wilkins system for the Volvo XC90

The Volvo XC90 will feature the first ever Bowers and Wilkins audio system built into an SUV and the first in-car use of B&W’s Tweeter On Top technology.

The lengthy Li: Bangin’ Bang and Olufsen sound in BMW 750Li

Everyone wants me to cut to the chase…Burmester in the S Class or Bang and Olufsen in the 7-series? It’s a tough choice.

It pays to get MERA & MECP people to install mobile electronics

There can be a lot of potential pitfalls of installing complex electronics into modern vehicles. That’s why a MERA certified installer is a wise choice.

So long, Sonata: Infinity audio sends 2014 Hyundai Sonata out on high note

The optional Infinity audio system equipped on our 2014 Hyundai Sonata limited sends the last year of the swoopy Sonata out on a high note.

EFX Core Amp Installation Kits do the twist, cut noise

Ma Bell learned long ago that a certain amount of twists in a length of wire cuts noise. Scosche’s EFX Core Amp Installation Kits apply that to car audio.

The Lengthy Li: Backseat fun in the BMW 750Li

Luckily for those of us with children who aren’t entertained by simply looking out the windows, the BMW 750Li’s rear-seat entertainment system delivers.

Nearly six-figure Slade: ’15 Cadillac Escalade Platinum is $90K

Add a few options to the tech-laden 2015 Cadillac Escalade, and it’s not hard to imagine the price tag cracking the $100,000 barrier.

Don’t Ram it in! Use a Metra 2002-2005 Dodge Ram Retrofit

For those who cannot have another monthly payment, the 2002-2005 Dodge Ram is a pretty bulletproof choice. But that ye olde Mopar parts bin head unit has to go. Lucky, then, that Metra Electronics has released a 2002-2005 Dodge Ram retrofit kit for aftermarket head units.

Pioneer’s new head units make Bluetooth pairing a little easier

Everyone likes a smooth Bluetooth pairing experience.  No one like a Bluetooth fight.  So Pioneer figured out this novel approach.  Rather than cue up the head unit, go into the iPhone, find the Settings, make sure that the head unit hasn’t left the pairing sequence while you were digging thru the iPhone, find the car more »