• Feb 15, 2008
The great thing about vintage cars is, well, they're vintage cars. One of their drawbacks is vintage sound from vintage speakers and vintage playback capabilities. For those times when neither 8-tracks nor some gaudy modern stereo system will do, the Retro Sound Model One keeps things looking smartly classic.

The Model One is essentially modern mechanicals in a classic face -- it's even got chromed knobs, and the mounting system is so flexible that it works with stereos that only use one knob. In addition to 24 presets and a host of outputs, it's also got a USB connection and an auxiliary port, so you can play from just about anything, and the display shows the track names. And if the Retro Sound is still too modern for you, you can get the remote and hide the radio entirely in the glovebox.

[Source: Retro Sound]


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      • 6 Years Ago
      there arent companys that already make retro replacemtn radios? they make retro radios for everythign else. damn, another capitalistic idea i missed out on.

      • 6 Years Ago
      The custom Autosound radios have limited mounting capabilities due to the shafts mounting from within a metal housing, this radio from Retrosound has unlimited capability for shaft placement due to the wired shafts and L bracket system--- plus the whole unit is only 3.5" wide--- it can even work without the shafts and hidden away.
      • 6 Years Ago
      No Mopar options... useless for the '70 Barracuda I'm restoring.
      • 6 Years Ago
      I have to say that is VERY cool for classic cars!
      • 6 Years Ago
      LAME! I'v been looking for a decent retro replacement radio for years but they all have 80s style LCD readouts. How about a classic style radio with a classic interface guys... this isn't 1989. Keep trying.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Major Geek, the Radio has an audio "analog" input on the front as well as a USB connector, and on top of that, a cd changer din connector on the back (Sanyo protocol)--- you could plug in a sirius unit (stiletto) to the analog input into the front, and also play mp3's from a commonly available flash drive too!
      • 6 Years Ago
      And to think I hacked the dash on my '77 Firebird to fit my custom Audiovox deck back in the mid 90's. What was I thinking! I should have paid way way way much more for something like this for my super special limited edition goldenrod yellow Esprit with that venerable 305 V8.
      Oh, and brown and orange stripes. Can't forget those stripes.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Nice. I always hate the look of new radios in classic looking dashboards.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Lots of useless giberish here. I am thinking of buying one of these units. Anyone actually own one?
      • 6 Years Ago
      Actually, Custom Autosound already makes on for the '63-67 Corvettes where both knobs are below the vertical dial.
      • 6 Years Ago
      hmm, still a problem for old Mopar's with the two knobs on the left.
        • 6 Years Ago
        My toronados got an air vent on the side of the radio deck. The radios dead of course, If I can find newer replacement for that stupid thing I'd be in heaven.
      • 6 Years Ago
      I put a retro radio in the BMW we did for Trick it Out.

      http://gtrusa.blogspot.com/search?q=trick+it+out

      Other companies have been doing this for years. Nothing new.
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