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Sony India brings two new car speakers XS-162GS and XS-160GS with composite polypropylene cone woofer for better Bass

Sony India has launched two new car speakers XS-162GS and XS-160GS in the Indian market under its new GS lineup. This new GS lineup promises to deliver better sound quality while being environmentally friendly. Both of these speakers come with a composite polypropylene cone woofer, which provides better sound and bass.

The XS-162GS features 16 cm (6½”) 2-way component speakers, whereas the XS-160GS provides 16 cm (6½”) 2-way coaxial speakers. Both speakers offer a peak power of 350W and an RMS of 60W. rest of the specs and features I will talk about below:

Here are the specs of XS-162GS and XS-160GS

  • Composite polypropylene cone woofer: Optimally designed polypropylene diaphragm gives deep bass while suppressing peaks and dips in the mid and high-frequency smooth integration with the tweeter. 
  • Foam rubber surround: The woofer surround material is made of foam rubber, manufactured with an air-filled matrix structure that is light-weight and durable, providing optimal damping characteristics for responsive bass notes.
  • Silk soft dome tweeter: Based on technology developed for our premium speaker designs, the soft-dome tweeter boasts a flat frequency response and wider dispersion. In addition, its silk diaphragm contributes to natural and smooth sound with good internal loss.
  • Dynamic air diffuser: The integrated Dynamic Air Diffuser ensures efficient air circulation for smooth cone travel and cooling of the voice coil.
  • Progressive height rate spider: The acoustically optimized spider allows for higher power handling and airflow, with a profile designed for more rapid and precise cushioning of the speaker cone.
  • Easy installation: The smaller tweeter chassis and shallow woofer basket decrease physical interference with factory grilles, enabling easy installation in various vehicles.
  • Phase plug (XS-162GS Only): The resonance damping phase plug on the woofer helps realize the ideal frequency response, right up to the crossover point with the matched tweeters.
  • Supplied tweeter mounts/ adaptors (XS-162GS Only): The newly designed angle mounts and surface mount adaptors ensure flexible installation in various types of vehicles for the best acoustic results.
  • In-line crossover networks (XS-162GS Only): The in-line crossover networks enable easy wiring realization installation in various vehicles.

Pricing and Availability

As per Sony India, these speakers will be available after the 27th of this month on selected car dealers.

Model Best Buy (in INR) Availability Date
XS-162GS Rs.16,990/- 27th May 2024 onwards
XS-160GS Rs.12,990/- 27th May 2024 onwards


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