Luxury Tunes

When you’re looking at luxury cars, sure you could get sucked into engine size, handling and performance. The interior styling is definitely worth some consideration and types of headlights count for something, but when you spend hours on the road, what you really need to know is how the in-car infotainment system stacks up.


In this blog, for people looking for that next luxury car purchase, we take a look at five infotainment systems and what they offer you for your money:




This so-called “virtual cockpit” is definitely up there when it comes to enhancing your driving experience. Featuring controls that translate to either steering wheel or the mounted interface, the Audi’s system is easy to access while you’re driving.


You’ll also benefit from Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and functions that allow you to limit interaction from teen drivers and impressive voice control.




With a long standing reputation for affordable luxury, the BMW’s infotainment system matches its impressive track record.


Easily integrated with your smartphone and smartwatch, the BMW system also connects to Amazon Echo and offers wireless smartphone charging.


You’ll find a few minor differences between the 5 and 7 series models but the concept remains the same and is a solid option both for entertainment and navigation.




At the top end of the range we have the Jaguar. With its famed design and performance power, the Jaguar doesn’t scrimp on the tech side either. The InControl Touch interface offers drivers customisable voice controls, talk-to-text functions, Spotify and Stitcher streaming Apps.


Naturally, you’ll be able to sync it to all your smart devices, which makes the New Jaguar F-Type well worth a look at.


Alfa Romeo


The more basic of these options, the interface still offers three USB ports with all controls featured on the central console.


A larger screen option is available in some models.


Land Rover


If you’re a fan of these luxury SUVs then you’ll be pleased with the options the Land Rover’s infotainment system offers you. In fact, this one needs no further explanation except to say that Land Rover and Jaguar share their interfaces, so you’ll find the same model in the Land Rover and Land Rover Sport as you would in many Jaguar saloon models.


It’s a great piece of technology and it’s no wonder these two giants have opted to install it in their vehicles.


We know that a great system isn’t the be all and end all when it comes to choosing your luxury car, but it is important. You’re looking for smart integration between your smartphone or watch and your car. For so many people, the car is an extension of the office so having access to your contacts by voice control is essential when you take those calls on the road.


If you’re willing to spend out on a luxury vehicle then don’t compromise on your tech. Find a vehicle that gives you the best of all worlds, with powerful performance, sleek curves and technology to match.


Bowers and Wilkins Sound System

Bowers and Wilkins Sound System

To attend Festival of Sound 2018 please click here for ticket information!

One Legendary Speaker

British speaker innovators Bowers and Wilkins are bringing to the Festival of Sound (27th-30th September) their incredible Bowers and Wilkins Sound System! It will be shown off at the Novotel London West, Hammersmith International Center. The three day event will showcase luxury audio, live music and seminars. The Bowers and Wilkins Sound System gives musical artists the opportunity to perform on a speaker system that will bring a different dimension to their music.

At the festival this year, artists such as Chris Difford the founding member of Squeeze and two time Grammy nominated singer songwriter Beht Nielsen Chapman. Plus trip hop artists UNKLE and co-founderss of Art of Noise, Gary Langan and JJ Jeczalik.

Bowers and Wilkins Sound System

Bowers and Wilkins Sound System

Bowers and Wilkins Sound System

The Sound System is the make up of over 50 years of acoustic excellence to produce one incredible sound system. Providing a range and clarity that a normal top end hi fi speaker system would. While also providing the raw power required to deliver sound as it’s meant to be heard to 1000’s of music lovers. There’s a reason why this incredible system has never been produced commercially. Consequently the sound system has become legendary within the music scene.

Sound System made it’s debut at one of Europe’s most impressive festivals 4 years ago in 2014. The Primavera Sound. It was so well received too! Therefore it has gone on to a number of tours of summer festivals. Furthermore it has been played on by DJ’s such as John Talabot and Jackmaster.


Sound System is made up of four way active loudspeakers upon four stacks acting as a foundation. The stacks are HUGE too standing 3.2meters tall. Providing a total of 120dB of sound and bass that is thumping but controlled. The sound engineeres that have crafted most of Bowers and Wilkins most famous products also worked on the Sound System. The result, one amazing PA system that sounds beautifully wonderful.

Festival of Sound 2018

Festival Of Sound 2018

Festival Of Sound 2018

The Festival of Sound for 2018 is heavily music focused. Bringing together a global premier of the worlds most premium audio products. With it complete with demonstrations and seminars. Furthermore there will be live musical acts from renowned artists and individual buskers. However, this year, they will all be played on the Bowers and Wilkins amazing PA System the “Sound System”

“Our concert series is set to feature Chris Difford, UNKLE co-founder James Lavelle & Philip Sheppard, Art of Noise co-founders JJ Jeczalik and Gary Langan, Unsung Singers, Antonio Forcione, Beth Nielsen Chapman and many more, so we wanted to make a statement when it came to the PA system the music will be heard through – after all this is an audio show. To do this, we have the honour of using Bowers & Wilkins’ Sound System, which will provide the concert goers with the high quality hi-fi sound the brand is known for in an intimate live music environment.” Vernon Hamblin, producer of the Festival of Sound

So, to attend Festival of Sound 2018 please click here for ticket information!

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