Published On: February 10, 2013

Bowers & Wilkins Provide Sound System to the Maserati Quattroporte

Published On: February 10, 2013

Bowers & Wilkins Provide Sound System to the Maserati Quattroporte

Many luxury car's have added sound systems to match the luxury of the car's design. Maserati has decided to do this with the 2013 Quattroporte. For the sound system, they turned to Bowers & Wilkins.

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.

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