Mercedes-AMG Reveals Supercar-Inspired Carbon Fiber Speaker Box

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As usual, it looks absolutely spectacular.

The world of automotive merchandising is perpetually expanding, and brands from Modena to Stuttgart, from Tokyo to Detroit, all want a piece of the pie. Ferrari is arguably the best self-marketing automaker out there, but Mercedes is pretty adept at parting fans from their hard-earned cash too.

The latest such attempt involves a bespoke, high-end home audio system made by iXOOST in Modena, a company renowned for its supercar-themed sound systems. The new speaker is clearly modeled after the design of the Mercedes-AMG GT, and with carbon fiber construction, the entire product weighs just 33 pounds. Like the car, it's sure to pack a punch.

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Handmade to the finest standards, the audio setup boasts a front end clearly based on the grille of the AMG GT supercar, complete with three-pointed star and AMG badging. On top, there are vents similar to those on the hood of the GT Black Series. Out back, a diffuser has been molded in while the profile of the system plays host to exhaust tips.

Inside the enclosure, you get some one-inch tweeters and a pair of six-inch subwoofers, guaranteeing phenomenal power and quality. If you've just picked up AMG's new office chair, this is the ideal piece with which to complement it.

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Unfortunately, neither iXOOST nor Mercedes-AMG has yet released pricing and availability information, but it's safe to say that such a beautifully crafted item is unlikely to come at a bargain price. In the past, we've covered a Lamborghini audio system made by the same company, and that setup cost $24,000. Oh, and that was back in 2016, so you can imagine how things may have escalated by now. Whatever it costs, this is a truly unique audio system that is sure to be a great conversation starter, but is it garish or classy? We can't decide, but we still want one.

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