Metra is shipping new Axxess vehicle specific add-on navigation modules that install behind the factory radio.
The new Adaptiv Add-On Navigation solutions let you keep a factory radio but add on new features including iGo Primo Navigation, backup camera capability and multimedia connections for devices via USB, AUX, SD and HDMI. The line also allows video playback and it is Micro “B” USB updatable.
Solutions are available for select Audi, BMW, Mercedes and Volkswagen vehicle applications. A GM solution is coming soon.
Also new are two Adaptiv adapter accessories; the AX-AD-HDMI adds an HDMI input and the AX-AD-BTM adds Bluetooth. Users get smartphone mirroring on the radio and radio control over smartphone function, will allow smart device mirroring capabilities. Drivers can choose to view apps like Waze, Google Maps, GasBuddy and other apps on their radio.
Adaptiv solutions available now include:
ADV-AU1M: Audi Add-On NAV – A3 & A4 2013-Up*
ADV-BM5: BMW Add-On NAV – 1, 3, 5 Series & X5 2004-2013
ADV-MB1M: Mercedes Add-On NAV – A Class, CLA & GLA 2012-Up*
ADV-MB2M: Mercedes Add-On NAV – B Class 2012-Up*
ADV-MB3M: Mercedes Add-On NAV – C Class 2011-2014
ADV-MB4M: Mercedes Add-On NAV – E Class 2012-2016
ADV-MB5M: Mercedes Add-On NAV – GLE & ML 2011-Up*
ADV-VW1M: Volkswagen Add-On NAV – Golf & Passat 2014-2015*
ADV-GM1M will be available soon for GM 2015-Up
Metra will hold product training sessions at KnowledgeFest in Indianapolis, March 16-18 at the Indiana Convention Center and at KnowledgeFest in Dallas, August 17-19 in the Dallas Convention Center. Metra dealers and distributors can contact their sales representative for a VIP code for free online registration to the KnowledgeFest event. Registration and training information is at KnowledgeFest.org.