Bowers & Wilkins Provide Sound System to the Maserati Quattroporte

By |

Bowers & Wilkins Provide Sound System to the Maserati Quattroporte


Maserati-Quattroporte-Bowers-Wilkins-system-small.jpgCapitalizing on exclusive system ingredients and audio expertise, Bowers & Wilkins continues to extend the boundaries of its entertainment systems in the all-new Maserati Quattroporte.

Additional Resources
• Read more industry trade news from Home Theater Review.
• Learn about the sound that B&W brought to Jaguar.

Bowers & Wilkins recently announced that the 2013 Quattroporte will feature a new high-performance sound system. The surround system builds on Bowers & Wilkins in-car audio performance by adding exclusive new elements and ingredients.

The new surround system draws on Bowers & Wilkins technologies and use of materials to raise audio performance to new levels. The system's components utilize a combination of high-performance, low-distortion speaker designs, including extended range aluminum tweeters, Kevlar midrange units, and Rohacell woofers, reflecting components found in Bowers & Wilkins premium loudspeakers.

The 15-speaker system is powered by a HARMAN high-efficiency multichannel DSP amplifier, incorporating its QuantumLogic surround technology. The new surround technology allows customers a choice of listening modes.

System specification
• 15 speaker system featuring:
• 25 mm extended-range aluminium tweeters (dashboard (L/C/R), rear doors)
• 100 mm Kevlar midrange drivers (front doors, centre dashboard, rear parcel shelf (L/R))
• 165 mm carbon-fibre/Rohacell bass drivers (front doors)
• 165 mm Kevlar bass/midrange driver (rear doors)
• 320 mm x 200mm subwoofer (rear parcel shelf)
• 1,280 watt, high-efficiency Class-D amplifier featuring HARMAN QuantumLogic Surround

Additional Resources
• Read more industry trade news from Home Theater Review.

  • Comment on this article

Post a Comment
comments powered by Disqus

Latest Industry Trade News

Nov 30
Where Are Smart Home Shoppers Buying Their Devices? Parks Associates has announced the results of its most recent smart home research study, which found that a majority (26...
Where Are Smart Home Shoppers Buying Their Devices?

Nov 27
Dolby AC-4 and MPEG-H Vie for ATSC 3.0 Adoption You may already know about ATSC 3.0's video upgrades, but did you know that it will deliver enhanced audio, too? The question is, will those features come through the Dolby AC-4 or MPEG-H format? Jeff Berman gives us an update in this week's featured news story.
Dolby AC-4 and MPEG-H Vie for ATSC 3.0 Adoption

Nov 06
Should You Save Your AV Boxes? To save or not to save? That is the question posed by Jerry Del Colliano in this week's featured news story. Holding on to your original AV gear boxes does have its advantages, but are they really worth it in the long run?
Should You Save Your AV Boxes?

Oct 30
What is the Magic Price Point for Top-Performing AV Components? Walk around any of the growing number of audiophile and/or consumer electronics trade shows like CEDIA Expo, CES, or Munich...
What is the Magic Price Point for Top-Performing AV Components?

Oct 26
CTA Unhappy with New ENERGY STAR Proposal for TVs On October 24, ENERGY STAR released its revised final draft specification for the latest ENERGY STAR requirements for TVs, and...
CTA Unhappy with New ENERGY STAR Proposal for TVs