There are a lot of design areas where the Smart fortwo is brilliant... but the weak factory audio system isn't one of them.
Facing the obvious limitations of space and functionality presented by this diminutive automobile, the JL Audio Stealthbox® design team had to reach deep into their bag of tricks. Their solution is a robust JL Audio 8-inch subwoofer tucked neatly beneath the dashboard in a 100% fiberglass sealed enclosure, resulting in zero loss of useful space.
So, fill the CD changer or plug in your MP3 player and enjoy impressive JL Audio sound quality on every drive.
The Hard Data: Contains one 8W3v3-4 subwoofer in a sealed enclosure. 250 watt power handling. Wired for 4 ohm mono. Installs underneath passenger-side dash. Stealthbox® includes a black, steel-mesh grille to protect the driver. Storage of any type of magnetic-drive media player in the glove box is not recommended with Stealthbox® installed. Requires removal or relocation of factory SiriusXM® tuner, if equipped.
Built in U.S.A. with Global Components
JL Audio's Miramar, Florida loudspeaker production facility is one of the most advanced in the world.
At a time when most audio products are built overseas, JL Audio’s commitment to in-house loudspeaker production continues to grow. To pull this off in a competitive world market, our production engineering team has created one of the world’s most advanced loudspeaker assembly facilities and established a global network of quality component suppliers who build to our specifications. This, combined with our commitment to state-of-the-art assembly technology, allows our skilled workforce to efficiently build JL Audio products to extremely high quality standards, right here in the U.S.A.
Since most of our premium loudspeakers incorporate proprietary, patented technologies requiring specific assembly techniques, we find it is vital that the people who designed them have close access to the people manufacturing them. The following JL Audio products are built in our Miramar, Florida factory, with global components:
- Subwoofers: W7, W6v3, TW5v2, TW3, TW1, W3v3
- Enclosed Car Subwoofers: Stealthbox®, PowerWedge™, ProWedge™, H.O. Wedge™ & MicroSub™ Enclosed Subwoofers
- Marine Loudspeakers, Marine Subwoofers and Marine Enclosed Loudspeakers
- Home Subwoofers: Dominion™, E-Sub, Fathom® and Gotham®
USA Limited Warranty: Two (2) years from the original date of purchaseWarranty Details
Find the answers to many common questions:
"If you're lucky enough to have a vehicle that one of these Stealthboxes is made for, choosing it over anything else we have heard or seen is a no-brainer."
– CarSound Magazine
"...I was only hoping for more bass to the tune of what the factory Shaker 1000 system offered. What the JL Audio Stealthbox delivered was performance that surpasses the factory Ford stereo systems so completely that you can’t even compare the two systems."
– Shane McGlaun, I4U News, November 2010... on the Ford Mustang Stealthbox
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