2017 Subaru BRZ Gets New Magellan Navigation App
Subaru of America announced Magellan Navi, a cloud-based navigation app, has been added to the 2017 BRZ coupe’s multimedia system. It will be convenient for owners to access it through the BRZ’s multi-media system via their smartphone.
Subaru says the new app works through the Subaru STARLINK in-vehicle technology and downloads automatically when connected with their smartphone. Customers can get the new service for $29.99 with a 3-year subscription or 1-year subscription for $14.99.
The 2017 Subaru BRZ is the first model from the Japanese automaker to offer the Magellan navigation app. Subaru will offer the service on additional models in the near future.
Magellan is headquartered in San Dimas, CA, and manufactures the Magellan brand of portable GPS navigation devices. They are an industry leader offering innovative GPS navigation devices since 1986. In addition to automotive, they also offer products for the RV, commercial, outdoor, fitness and mobile. The California company is developing new cloud-based technologies, OEM and B-to-B solutions for consumers.
The rear-drive 2017 BRZ sports coupe is the first Subaru model to get it. The all-wheel-drive models will be getting it soon.
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