BMW calls their vehicles the “Ultimate Driving Machines” and Westminster Speed & Sound (WSS) thinks they nailed that tagline. If you own a BMW, you understand. Everything about the vehicle is designed with the driver in mind, providing a driving experience that is second to none. That is not to say, though, that some BMW upgrades aren’t beneficial.
Unfortunately, giving you a vehicle that rides and drives so well comes at a cost. For BMW to keep their pricing competitive with other brands, the audio systems often suffer. They also made items like backup cameras an option rather than standard equipment on 2017 and earlier models. If you are going to drive your BMW as the fine people in Germany intended, a custom-installed laser and radar detector also might be a good idea.
We have been working on these great vehicles for more than 30 years. Everything from classic models like E30s to brand-new X5s have come through our installation department. As a result of this plus our shop’s commitment to training and quality, our highly skilled installation team has more than 60 combined years of experience in honing their craft, and they understand how BMW’s come apart and go back together. Networks like CAN-BUS and MOST are not something we fear, but rather, something we embrace.
Our team has owned several BMWs over the years, including several M models and a well-upgraded 2009 335i sedan. We currently have an X5 and M 235i in the stable. You are invited to stop by our state-of-the-art facility and see the 2-Series in person. We’ll sit you in the driver’s seat and let you experience the audio upgrades that kept all of the functionality of the stock navigation system while enhancing the sound quality for the driver and passengers. When the music starts playing, it will seem as if it has come alive. The music will no longer be biased to the driver’s door, but will stage across the top of the dash.
If you go for a similar audio upgrade, you will hear detail in the music you never heard before, and have enough power to give you concert-level sound, should you ever desire. Driving your vehicle will be much more enjoyable. Imagine a beautiful day. You are driving along your favorite back roads, listening to the sweet sound of the engine. Then you crank up the music to relive your favorite concert. Doesn’t that sound like fun?
Rear Camera Integration
We will also show you the rear camera that we added to the M 235i. The image from the camera is integrated into the OE navigation screen in the dash. Now we can back up safely with a solution that looks like a part of the car and not an afterthought.
Custom Radar/Laser System
Since we think all BMWs deserve custom-installed laser and radar detectors, we will show you how we integrated a K40 RL200i system to look like it was factory-installed. The K40 system in our M 235i includes a trio of laser Defusers in the front grille openings. It also includes a radar receiver that is hidden behind the bumper cover on the front of the vehicle.
Window tint is a great option for BMW vehicles. We added 3M Crystalline to our M 235i in a nice light 50% shade. Even with excellent light transmission, the film blocks 99% of UV energy to protect our skin and 97% of the IR energy from the sun to keep the interior cool. Crystalline also does a great job reducing glare so driving is safer and more comfortable.
Paint Protection Film
Another upgrade we suggest for all BMW owners is paint protection film (PPF). We apply durable and transparent film right over the paint on your car or SUV to protect it from stone and gravel chips, scuffs and stains. Just as with our window tint installations, we cut all of the films we install using a computer-controlled plotter. This plotter prevents any chances of the vehicle being damaged by a knife or razor blade.
Our M 235i has been protected with 3M Scotchgard Pro Series film on the headlights, front bumper, the hood and the fenders. We also added 3M PPF to the door cups behind the handles, the rocker panels and the top of the rear bumper.
Leased BMW? We Have Upgrades That Are Reversible
What we have found over the years is that the vast majority of BMW owners want to keep their vehicles looking relatively stock, but also want to enjoy the added benefits of upgraded electronics. If you are the kind of person who leases your vehicles, you have nothing to fear from having us work on one of your vehicles. We can integrate your new electronics into your vehicle, keeping all of the integrity intact, and we can restore your vehicle back to stock when it is time to turn it back in.
50+ Years Of Trusted Service
For more than 50 years, Westminster Speed & Sound has been giving our clients the finest products, along with the best installation around. We back it up with our legendary customer service. Let us show you why Mobile Electronics magazine has voted us one of the Top Mobile Electronics Retailers in the Nation ten different times.
Call Or E-mail Today For Your Free Consultation Appointment
We understand that your time is limited, so we encourage you to call or email us in advance so we can get to know each other. After that, one of our team members will set you up for a consultation with you and your BMW to look it over together. We will go out to your vehicle with you, listening as you tell us what you like and what needs improvement. We will offer suggestions gained from our many years of working on these vehicles. Then we will work up installation solutions that are tailored for your unique needs.
Take A Look Through Some Of Our BMW Upgrades Over The Years
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