Sound United's Polk Audio Unveils Next-Gen Line of DB Car and Marine Speakers at CES 2016

DB+ Series Re-Designed to Deliver Great Sound for Automobiles, Boats and ATVs

Jan 05, 2016, 08:30 ET from Polk Audio

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Polk Audio, a celebrated high-performance audio brand with over 40 years of sound engineering and design expertise, today announced the debut of its next generation DB+ Series car and marine speakers at CES 2016. After a decade dominating the mobile audio market with its classic DB Series, Polk upgrades its best-selling series with marine toughness and improved fit for great sound in cars, boats and ATVs. The new speaker series is on display next to a custom-built ICON FJ40 4x4 at the Sound United booth, #11534 in the Central Hall.

"Polk's legacy was built on our mission to develop best-in-class, high-performance audio," said Ryan Minarik, Brand Manager for Polk. "As time progresses, we need to continually address the changing needs of the market. Our focus remains on being a trusted source for accessible, high-quality audio and matching the fit and feature set required for use in any vehicle on the street, water or off-road. With the introduction of our newly refreshed DB + Series, Polk fans and installers will get the key features they know and love with improved sound performance, increased marine durability and fit in an attractive design at a reduced price."

The DB + Series is designed for those who want great sound wherever they go. Built to withstand road wear and tear and the elements, key features and specs include:

  • Marine-Certified (Car, Marine, ATV)
    • Waterproof inner and outer surrounds prevent water intrusion
    • UV tolerant cones
    • Noncorrosive grilles and mounting hardware
    • Integrated weep holes ensure proper drainage from grille
    • Tested for salt fog, UV & humidity
  • Enhanced fit yields easy installation that fits in almost any vehicle
    • Optimized tweeter protrusion and depth of speaker basket
  • Neodymium tweeters and Dynamic Balance Driver® technology for an immersive audio experience with acoustically balanced high and low frequencies
  • Available in April 2016 and will retail from $69.95 - $349.95

Exclusive to CES 2016, attendees will receive a first look of the DB+ Series and a custom-made ICON FJ40 4x4, a re-imagined Toyota Land Cruiser. Sound United's Chief Design Officer, Michael DiTullo, collaborated with ICON's founder, Jonathan Ward, on some of the design elements. ICON, based in Chatsworth, Calif., is a company that redesigns iconic vintage vehicles in a modern context, such as this ICON FJ40.

"We pride ourselves on manufacturing vehicles with clearly-defined aesthetics, standards and materials," said Ward. "Polk is an ideal car audio partner as the company shares the same thoughtfulness and care for quality engineering, design and sound performance. I'm thrilled to present this custom-built ICON FJ40 4x4 that's outfitted with Polk's speakers."

The DB + Series and ICON FJ40 4x4 will be showcased at Sound United's booth, #11534 in the Central Hall. If interested in scheduling a meeting for a product walkthrough or demo, please contact or call 619.234.0345. For more information about Polk and its car audio offerings, please visit

About Polk Audio
Polk Audio is an award-winning designer of high-performance audio products and the largest audio brand of Sound United. Founded in 1972, Polk is a leading manufacturer of premium home theater speakers, sound bars, headphones, wireless speakers, outdoor, mobile and marine speakers and amplifiers, and other high-performance audio products. For more information on Polk Audio, please visit All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


SOURCE Polk Audio