Metra Electronics launched new dash kits, aftermarket accessories and new products from its Heise LED Lighting Systems, iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems, Saddle Tramp, Metra PowerSports and Daytona Lights 12volt brands at the SEMA360 virtual event. The virtual booth featured a digital new product guide and 15 videos showcasing highlights from Metra’s product launch campaigns, with additional campaigns and videos rolling out weekly. Videos showcasing the new products will be available online at SEMA360.com via the Metra Electronics virtual booth and also on the Metra YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/MetraElectronics.
Heise LED Lighting Systems
Heise is introducing a 4-piece RGB LED underglow lighting package. The RGB1-UNDGLED is designed for all-terrain on powersports vehicles, boats, cars and more. This four-piece package includes two 36-in. and two 48-in. sealed water-resistant LED tubes, mounting hardware and extension cables, providing a fast and durable RGB lighting solution. The RGB-CB1 controller is sold separately and required for RGB lighting operation.
Heise’s Municipality Series will introduce new grille strobe safety lights in white and amber, designed for heavy equipment, commercial fleets, first responders, construction trucks and municipality vehicles. The HE-SWP8 8-gang switch panel will have a new flush mount case, the HE-SWP8C, available now from Heise. Mounting solutions will also be introduced with a universal magnetic light bar bracket, universal hood mount and a fog light bracket for Ford Raptor.
iBEAM Vehicle Safety Systems
As vehicle safety continues to be a popular aftermarket upgrade, iBEAM has developed new solutions for adding OEM-quality cameras and monitors to a vehicle, along with advanced driver assistance systems like a blind spot and lane change alert system, parking sensor and more. Additional solutions include new third brake light cameras, wireless cameras, a wireless rearview clip-on mirror, commercial monitor, wide-angle camera and a new multi-mount camera series that can be triggered to activate the entire time the vehicle is in use.
A wide range of new products for UTVs will be available soon from Metra PowerSports, including an Axxess DSP solution with harnesses for Polaris RZR that integrates with the OEM Ride Command technology. Axxess’s universal water-resistant DSP with a Bluetooth input for wireless media streaming will also be available for powersports vehicles. Replacement speaker door pods and dash pods will be available for Polaris General, Polaris RZR and Can-Am X3 UTVs. An “EZ” switch panel and app, the MPS-SW6, will make auxiliary lighting and electronic additions easy to control from one place. Additional new accessories include Carling style inserts for dome lights and dual USB ports, along with battery accessories.
Saddle Tramp Motorcycle Accessories
Metra continues to expand its line of OEM-quality accessories for Harley-Davidson with new harnesses for adding Axxess’s DSP and amplifier, lower fairing and saddlebag speakers, amplifier bypass and rear speaker extension harnesses. Additional solutions include a Polaris Slingshot radio power harness, LED turn signal lights and replacement low beam fog lights. A DIY RGB lighting kit for Harley-Davidson Touring models and a headlight side LED will also be available soon, along with front fork LED accent lights and saddlebag LED accent lights designed for Harley-Davidson.
Metra Accessories for Jeep
New safety, audio, and lighting accessories for 2018-up* Jeep Wrangler JL and 2020-up* Jeep Gladiator models will be coming soon. A fog light bracket, soundbar speaker adapter, side marker light, and 3rd brake light will be joining the robust lineup of aftermarket accessories designed for Jeeps. An aftermarket replacement camera and bracket for 2018-up* Jeep Wrangler JL models (JP-JLKT) is also being introduced.
Metra Dash Kits and Speaker Adapters
Metra Electronics will continue to release new dash kits each month and has patent-pending solutions designed specifically for new radios with an “L” shaped chassis (with the chassis at the bottom or top of the screen), 6.8-in. Pioneer modular receivers, along with more kits for Pioneer’s 8-in. modular receivers. New kits are also launching that are designed for the new 9-in. Pioneer modular solutions receiver and for other receiver brands with shallow chassis radio models for use in vehicles with less depth or space in the dashboard. Kits designed for ISO Double-DIN and Single-DIN radios will also be released, including a dash panel solution for older model GM trucks. New speaker adapters will also be available for Mitsubishi, Chrysler, Honda, Jeep, Subaru, Toyota, GM, Ford and Volkswagen along with several new speaker harnesses for a seamless fit and easy installation.
Metra’s newest value series for LED lighting, Daytona Lights, is releasing entry-level RGB strip light kits, driving lights, and cube lights that deliver an incredible value at an affordable price. The high-output lights feature energy-efficient LEDs with a low current draw.
Specifications and part numbers for all of the new products are available to see in Metra’s 2020 SEMA New Products Guide, which can be downloaded from the SEMA360 virtual booth or at MetraOnline.com. Individual product launches will be happening every week as new products begin to ship. Subscribers to Metra’s email list will be the first to know about the new items as they are available, and can register for the Metra email newsletter at http://eepurl.com/daa5Hv.