Archive for July, 2013

Custom Spoilers

A spoiler is a horizontal bar that is designed to disrupt the smooth flow of air behind the vehicle. It is placed at optimum height to reduce the most drag. The spoiler is held up by a mechanism that may be made from different materials depending on the type and model of the spoiler. The factory style spoiler is of course a single design that does not change for a particular model. For example, the factory spoiler on a Nissan Maxima will always look the same. The spoiler may be made from ABS plastic, fiber or carbon fiber depending on which vehicle you own.

Garmin K2 Platform Takes Over the Dashboard

In these modern days, cars have become most common and necessary source of transport. The journey of people gets more exciting and stimulating by adding different types of electronic gadgets to the car. Some of these gadgets play great role for increasing total comfort of people.

To Talk About

The new and unique Garmin K2 Platform system is powered by Garmin which shows you maps as well as routing algorithm with complete ease. It comes with number of dashboard technologies with variety of unique options which provides cohesive in-car experience. This platform has a large 10-inch multi-touch display at the center of dashboard which offers drivers with relevant information such as audio source and maps even while vehicle is in motion. When the vehicle is parked, it can also display calendar, social media or web data with complete ease.

How is it different?

With the help of Bluetooth connectivity, this K2 platform notifies you for your incoming calls, emails and SMS into virtual dashboard by the bridge app which is installed on your smartphone. But sometimes when the vehicle is in motion Garmin intelligently tells us that user will not be able to read incoming text messages for safety reasons.

Make use of voice command technology in order to simply interact with notifications on this screen. This new & personalized system comes with infrared buttons below center of the screen which provide visual feedback to the driver before button is pressed.

The Garmin K2 Platform is powered by Jacinto 5-Eco processor as well as OMAP 5 platform from Texas Instruments. It is one of the most powerful systems which allow you to easily drive multiple screens.

Now, it also offers secure and intuitive way to easily stay connected with others and access all functions which you need even while driving. It intelligently pulls real-time data from Garmin’s servers through the any connected smartphone.

These days there are various electronic gadgets are available in the market like backup cameras which help the people at a time of parking.

Car Companies are Working to Make the Vibrations More Vivid

These days the companies that are producing automobiles are putting a lot of emphasis on the sounds that are generated from the cars. No doubt great music systems are installed in the cars that make the journey of the people pleasurable. But there are certain sounds that come out of the car that can make the driving experience distressing.  One of the sounds that have been concerning the companies is the one that is produced when the door of the car is shut. If the sound is of very high pitch then the quality of the model is extremely poor. On the other hand if the sound is of low pitch and damped then the quality of the vehicle is too good. There are people who have the ability to choose the most expensive car out of the lot just by hearing the sound that is produced by slamming the doors.

Some sounds of the vehicle that expresses its quality

The sound coming out of the exhaust system of the car also plays a great role in telling about its quality. If the car is luxury then the exhaust must be quite. This will express the sophistication and luxury associated with the car.
The above stated statement is not true when the sports cars are taken into consideration. No one will like a performing car if it produces a dull sound. The companies incorporate high pitched sounds in cars so that their aggression and power can be manifested in a well defined manner. The companies are also giving choice to the people so that they can choose the right sound for their vehicle.

Not only in case of cars but sound plays a great role in determining the luxury or power associated with the bikes. Thus it is very necessary to have a good amount of information about the various sounds that are produced by the vehicles. This will help him in choosing the right one.