The BMW Portable Navigation System Plus is notable for its distinguished looks and supreme ease of use. With hidden wiring and no suction cup, it blends seamlessly into the interior of any current BMW 1 Series, BMW 3 Series or BMW X3 model. Sold exclusively to BMW AG, the entry-level BMW Portable Navigation System Plus is sold without preinstalled maps, so you only pay for the maps you need. SD cards containing different maps are sold separately.
The Portable Navigation System Plus features a widescreen display, so you'll always get the big picture. View map detail, driving directions, photos and more in bright, brilliant color. Its sunlight-readable, 4.3-inch display is easy to read — from any direction.
Navigate With Ease
Simply touch the color screen to enter a destination, and your taken there with 2-D or 3-D maps and turn-by-turn voice directions. In addition, the BMW Portable Navigation System Plus accepts custom points of interest, such as school zones and safety cameras and lets you set proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs.
Where Am I?
The BMW Portable Navigation System Plus provides precise details of your location, key local services, emergency response contacts and directions to the nearest hospital, police and petrol station on demand. It automatically marks your position when you remove it from the windshield mount, so you can navigate with nüvi on foot and find your way back to your vehicle.
The BMW Portable Navigation System Plus specifies and previews the most direct, shortest or quickest journey and optimises up to 200 stops. Set custom area, road and junction avoidances and bypass motorways and tolls. A trip log provides an electronic bread crumb trail of up to 10,000 points, so you can see where you've been on the map.
Make Hands-free Calls
Talk about worry-free driving. The BMW Portable Navigation System Plus integrates Bluetooth® wireless technology with a built-in microphone and speaker for hands-free calling. Just pair it with your compatible Bluetooth phone and talk hands-free while staying focused on the road. Simply dial numbers with on the touchscreen keypad to make a call. To answer calls, just tap the screen and speak directly into its built-in microphone.
Avoid Traffic Tie-ups
Steer clear of traffic with an integrated FM TMC traffic receiver (included with some versions). Receive alerts about traffic delays and road construction that lie ahead on your route. Next, simply touch nüvi's screen to view traffic details or detour around the problem area.
Go Beyond Navigation
Navigation is just the beginning. The BMW Portable Navigation System Plus includes many “must have” entertainment and travel tools including MP3 player, audio book player (subscription to Audible.com required), JPEG picture viewer, currency converters and more. Using the wireless FM transmitter¹ you can hear audio, including voice prompts, MP3s and audio books, through your vehicle's stereo. Optional software on plug-and-play SD cards for language translation and detailed travel guide allow you to customize the BMW Portable Navigation System Plus for your travel needs.