New BMWs to Include Mulitcast-capable HD Radio Receivers

December 27, 2006

Woodcliff Lake, NJ - Dec 20, 2006 - BMW will offer a factory-installed digital HD Radio receiver with FM multicast capability as an option in its new 3 Series hardtop convertible. In August 2005, BMW included an OEM HD Radio receiver in its 2006 7 Series models. In November 2005 the HD Radio option was extended to include the 2006 6 Series vehicles.

In June 2006, the company announced that HD Radio would be offered in its 2007 5 Series models. The HD Radio option on the 2007 BMW 3 Series convertible will have a suggested retail price of $500.

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