© Radical Radical R-C11VW2
Belonging to the ACR group, Radical is a brand specializing in “plug and play” multimedia car radios for certain cars. Special feature, these car radios run on Android to offer connected services. The model presented, R-C11VW2, is dedicated to the Golf 7.
The R-C11VW2 is “plug and play” with the Golf 7 from 2012 to 2017. This multimedia handset takes over the steering wheel control, the active sound system, the multifunction display, the on-board computer, the display of the air conditioning and reversing radars. To provide good viewing comfort, it skips a mechanical reader and uses a 10.1-inch touch screen. It works on Android , and allows you to install connected applications like Waze or Spotify. This station can connect to the Net via Wi-Fi or by sharing the 4G connection of a Smartphone. For those who prefer a classic GPS to a connected application, Radical offers a micro SD card with optional European mapping (69 Euros). To play music and videos, this Radical car radio has two USB ports (32 GB compatible) and a micro SD reader (32 GB compatible). An audio / video input allows you to add another source such as a TNT tuner. Its Easy Connect function allows you to connect an Android Smartphone, and to control the applications of your choice on the car radio. In addition to its FM RDS tuner, it has DAB for digital radio. Added to this are all the classic functions: Bluetooth, reversing camera input, 4×45 Watts amplifier, line outputs, 7-band equalizer, etc. At 449 Euros, this special Golf 7 car radio offers very good value for money.