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Some Of The Best Factory In-Car Audio Systems

The car is a great place to listen to music and let's be frank most cars just come with a "good enough" system, which is fine for those that just like to have something on when they drive. But, where do you look if you want a sound system with some real quality?

Most companies have a "premium" sound option but often they are to be found lacking. These are some of the best in-car audio systems you can find today.


Audi - Bang and Olufsen

Bang and Olufsen systems in Audi cars are full on affairs with as many speakers that can fit and amps cranking big watts. B&O always brings clarity to the table, there's also B&O's Acoustic Lens technology that causes the music to be dispersed in particular patterns ensuring every person in the car gets the full experience.

B&O also partners with AMG, BMW, Aston Martin, and Bentley.


Jaguars - Bowers & Wilkins

Bowers & Wilkins is fairly new to the in-car audio world. It started out in Jaguars but can also now be found in some BMW models. Their party trick is using Diamond Dome tweeters, which are tweeters made using actual diamonds. It's an incredibly thin layer of diamond, but the result is a purity of sound at high volumes that should satisfy even the fussiest of audiophiles.


Bentley - Naim

Naim is a British audio company started by a man that loved modifying and racing cars as much as he loved audio. That might explain why Naim's system for Bentley provides huge wattage through 20 speakers. What sets the Naim system apart though is the digital sound processing system that makes sure the sound reaches every passenger, and because Bentley owners often have drivers, there's a mode that makes sure the rear passengers get the full benefit.


Range Rover - Meridian

Meridian's sound-processing technology that blends the stereo signal into the center and surround channels. With the small speakers dotted around the vehicle, including in the headlining, that acts as height channels to make sure passengers don't miss a thing. The result is a refined and balanced system with a full sound through the vehicle.

McLaren and Jaguar and also use Meridian sound systems.


Mercedes - Burmester

Burmester wants to be the best sound system you can find in a car. Burmeister doesn't rely on an output of watts, but aims for a three dimensional sound that is notoriously difficult to pull off consistently through different kinds of music. Burmester has done an excellent job though, and for audiophiles that love a Mercedes, it's an excellent match.

Burmester also partners with Porsche for the Panamera.


Lexus - Mark Levinson

Mark Levinson is an American brand at the top end of car audio. Mark Levinson himself came up with the concept of high-end car sound in 1979, and Lexus took advantage of just how good those systems are in 2001 and has offered them as an option on many models since. If you want an incredibly rich surround-sound experience that rivals many home systems, then ticking the Mark Levinson option on a Lexus makes sense.

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