Bowers & Wilkins Audio System (McLaren 570GT) hands-on review

Given the McLaren 570GT starts at £154,000, the B&W Audio System looks like a no-brainer on paper. Costing just £1840, it features 12 speakers, 14 channels of Harman Class D amplification and 1280W of power. In comparison, the standard system that comes with the car uses eight speakers and 240W of Class AB amplification.

The B&W set-up is tuned by the same team responsible for the company's 800 Series Diamond speakers and uses a fair amount of similar technology as a result. Highlights include the Nautilus aluminum tweeters, 'tweeter on top' technology and B&W's trademark Kevlar driver units.

Take a look at our video below for the complete lowdown...

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Andy Madden

Andy is Deputy Editor of What Hi-Fi? and a consumer electronics journalist with nearly 20 years of experience writing news, reviews and features. Over the years he's also contributed to a number of other outlets, including The Sunday Times, the BBC, Stuff, and BA High Life Magazine. Premium wireless earbuds are his passion but he's also keen on car tech and in-car audio systems and can often be found cruising the countryside testing the latest set-ups. In his spare time Andy is a keen golfer and gamer.