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The Nissan GT-R and Chevy's Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo are about to get some fresh company thanks to French automaker Renault. The Alpine Vision Gran Turismo is the latest Gran Turismo 6 ride turned concept vehicle, and weighing in at around 1,984 pounds (900 kilograms) it's lighter than a 2...

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Some of the best headphones I listened to this year came from a car audio company. It's true. When I hear the name Alpine, I think of two things: the car stereos and the brewery in southern California. Back in October, the tech-focused Alpine announced its $300 over-ear cans with so-called Full Fr...

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Alpine is a name that usually comes up when discussing which new audio wares to install in your car, but the company is diving into headphones, too. Its first set of cans certainly look the part with high-end aesthetics, and they boast Full Frequency Immersion tech that's meant to simulate the fee...

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If you've been putting off that GPS purchase in hopes that Alpine would deliver a sleek, fully compatible solution for the head unit that you already splurged on, your lucky day has finally arrived. The altogether simplistic NVE-M300 GPS Navigation Drive is a simple black box that measures just ba...

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If you love MSN Direct, and if you have a thing for the in-car GPS, you are going to go wild for this next item! Alpine has just announced its newest, the PND-K3msn. This is the MSN-ified version of the PND-K3, sporting text-to-speech functionality, an SD slot, MP3 support, Bluetooth, 3D map view,...

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If that '92 Riviera is getting a bit long in the tooth, Alpine's got a trifecta of ways to simply spruce it up rather than take on an all-too-burdensome new car payment. Both the IVA-W203/P1 and IVA-W505/P1 are double-DIN head units with touchscreen displays (6.5- / 7-inches, respectively), suppor...

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We've already seen a few of Alpine's latest products take advantage of its IMPRINT sound system architecture, but now we're finally getting a few more details on what the technology actually brings to the proverbial table. Put simply, it utilizes Audyssey's MultEQ acoustic correction technology to...

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We already caught sight of the new Alpine headunits that leaked out in the company's 2008 catalog, and the folks at Navigadget have now brought our attention to a new GPS unit that made an appearance in the very same PDF. Available in PND-K3 and PND-K3msn versions (the latter of which adds support ...

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Alpine's cutting straight to the chase with its new iDA-X200 and iDA-X300 headunits. Forgoing a CD mechanism entirely, the two systems are designed primarily for use with an iPod, though they do pack a few extra goodies. The X200 works with Alpine's Sound Imprint system for some fancy DSP, while t...

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The natural successor to the TUA-T500HD does more than just enable a slew of HD Radio-ready Alpine head units to tune into HD Radio, as it throws in that recently unveiled iTunes tagging feature for good measure. Hailed as "one of the first in-car applications combining HD Radio with iTunes tagging,...

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It's getting close to two years since Alpine trotted out its music-playing PMD-B100 Blackbird GPS unit, but the company has now finally decided to deliver a follow-up. From the looks of it, the new PMD-B200 Blackbird II doesn't stray too far from the original in terms of form factor, with the exce...

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