Crewe signs up with Naim Audio to produce most powerful stereo
15 February 2008

Marriages between premium car manufacturer and premium stereo system specialists are nothing new: BMW teamed-up with Harman/Kardon, Audi uses Bose and Bang and Olufsen, and Lexus goes to Mark Levinson. Now Bentley has joined the party, having signed up with a British firm called Naim Audio. In doing so, it’s creating what it claims is the most powerful in-car stereo in series production.Called ‘Naim for Bentley’, the sound system will feature an 1100W amplifier. In the Continental GT, GTC and Flying Spur it will be connected to up to 15 speakers (Azure, Arnage and Brooklands owners will have to make do with 11). The result, says Bentley, is “unparalleled sound quality”. The system features dynamic equalisation, speed-dependant volume control and phone/sat-nav integration too.The ‘Naim for Bentley’ premium audio sound systems will be available in all Bentley models by the end of 2008.

Ian Tonkin

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19 February 2008

These audio manufacturers home systems may be good, but are their car stereos any good? I get the feeling it's just to do with the name like having Gucci luggage. The luggage is no better than ordinary makes, it just makes their insecure owners who need to spread their peacock tails to feel better more happy and at ease. What next, Breitling clocks in the car?? LOL

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