Wise cracks and hot tracks with the MKZ's 1200-watt stereo.
Along with a mysterious Track Pack for the Pagani Huayra, the Italian builder of deliciously crafted supercars announced a partnership with Sonus Faber, Italian builders of deliciously crafted speakers, at the Geneva Motor Show. Pagani didn't reveal how many speakers the Sonus Faber kit has, but did tell us that at 1,200 watts it's three times as powerful as the previous audio system.
There are plenty of automotive phenomena we don't entirely understand. Take sound system competitions, for example. We just never saw the practical use for a stereo worth more than your vehicle, especially when the largest fraction of that investment gets channeled into bowel-wobbling subwoofers. That is, until now. The owner of this particular Pontiac Grand Prix has found a unique way to shed snow from his car in the winter. Instead of standing in the cold with a brush and scraper, he simply cr
Although the 2012 Lexus LFA seems like something out of the future, the car has been in development for more than a decade. In fact, the car was originally to be constructed out of aluminum rather than carbon fiber. The recipe was changed around 2007, as Toyota engineers looked for ways to make the LFA lighter still. Reducing weight to increase performance is so critical to a car like LFA that even the audio system was customized to be lighter. The 12-speaker, 12-channel, 1,002 watt Mark Levins
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The era of the luxury exotic with a so-so sound system is nearly over. Bang & Olufsen worked with product developers at Aston Martin to create the BeoSound DBS audio system that is specifically tuned to 007's cabin. Thirteen speakers -- five tweeters, five midrange, and three woofers -- are located in ten places around the cabin. Of course a sound system for the DBS is not just about sound -- it is just as much about looks. Two of the tweeters are mounted on the dash and ascend when the car