SmartTOP convertible top control for BMW Z4 and Mini with many new features

The SmartTOP convertible top control for BMW Z4 and Mini Cabrio allows One-Touch top operation while driving, as well as the convertibles top to be operated via the vehicles key. The manufacturer, Mods4cars, has now added numerous new functions to the convertible module to increase ease of use.

The retrofitted SmartTOP convertible top module for the BMW Z4 Roadster (E85) and the Mini Cabrio (R52) makes it possible to open and close the convertibles top while driving at a speed of up to 40 km/h. Thanks to the One-Touch function, a brief tap on the interior button is all it takes. In addition, the convertibles top can be operated from a distance using the existing vehicles key.

“With the sophisticated functions of our SmartTOP comfort modules, we want to make the everyday cabriolet and driving experience as easy as possible,” explains PR spokesman Sven Tornow. “That’s why we regularly add new functions to our modules and are happy to respond to customer requests,” Sven Tornow continues.

The SmartTOP convertible top control for BMW Z4 and Mini Cabrio have now received the following new functions: It is now possible to have the indicator blink three times automatically by briefly pressing the indicator lever once. “Coming/Leaving Home” mode let the low beam or fog light be activated for a short time after opening or closing the vehicles door.

Additionally, the hazard warning lights can be activated if the top is operated via the remote control. Valet mode prevents the convertibles top from being operated via the interior button and remote control. This allows the top to be completely locked when a third party is using the vehicle.

All functions can be programmed according to your personal requirements. A setup menu enables the configuration of the retrofitted convertible top module via the existing display in the vehicle. The individual functions and their options are displayed in plain text.

The SmartTOP convertible modules are also equipped with a USB port, which allows programming and installation of software updates via the home PC/Mac. Existing customers can also benefit from these new functions, as the manufacturer Mods4cars makes these updates available to all customers, free of charge over the Internet.

The SmartTOP convertible top control for BMW Z4 and Mini Cabrio is available from 249,00 Euro + tax.

The SmartTOP convertible top control for BMW Z4 and Mini is available at www.mods4cars.com !

SmartTOP convertible top control for BMW Z4 and Mini

SmartTOP roof control for BMW 3 Series convertibles enables top operation via One-Touch

The retrofit SmartTOP roof control for BMW 3 Series by the manufacturer, Mods4cars, allows for the opening and closing of the convertible top while driving with just a short press of a button for all BMW 3 Series models E46 and E93. In addition, the convertible top can be operated from a distance via the original vehicle key.

SmartTOP roof control for BMW 3 Series by the company, Mods4cars, simplify everyday convertible life with clever comfort and functional enhancements. The retrofit SmartTOP allows owners of BMW 3 Series Cabriolets E46 and E93 rooftop control while driving with just one touch of a button. Thanks to One-Touch, the convertible top opens and closes automatically after a brief tap on the interior button. The impractical continuous pressing down of the button is thereby omitted.

In addition, the product from Mods4cars, also enables the possibility to open and close the convertible top from afar via the vehicles original remote control. “SmartTOP customers can open their convertibles top as they are approaching their vehicle,” explains PR spokesman Sven Tornow. The vehicle key does not require any changes or programming for this function.

In addition to these two main functions, SmartTOP modules also have individual additional functions: For example, the windows of the BMW 3 Series models can be opened and closed via the remote control. Position of the windows after the tops movement can be programmed to personal preferences. When engaging the reverse gear, the passenger mirror can be set to automatically be folded.

The module allows for complete deactivation as required. Starting and stopping the engine, does not interrupt the current top movement. Furthermore, a standard USB port is integrated in the module. This allows for the configuration on the home PC and the installation of software updates. These updates are made available to customers free of charge.

The SmartTOP convertible top control is retrofitted into the vehicle. For quick and easy installation, the cabriolet module comes with a specially developed plug-and-play cable set. The connection between the vehicles electronics and SmartTOP module is made by simply plugging together. Cable sets in original equipment quality guarantee a 100% accurate fit. Cutting through of cables is not required.

The SmartTOP roof control for BMW 3 Series convertibles E46 and E93 is available from 269.00 Euro + tax.

SmartTOP convertible top control for BMW 3 series convertibles is available at www.mods4cars.com !

SmartTOP roof control for BMW 3 Series

RemoteKEY comfort module for BMW 1 Series / 3 Series in a new casing

The RemoteKEY comfort module for BMW models 1 and 3 Series will now be delivered in a new casing. The retrofit module from the company Mods4cars provides a higher operating comfort with smart functions. Among other features, windows and sunroof can be operated via the original remote control.

The company Mods4cars has completely reworked the casing of their soft top and comfort modules. The RemoteKEY comfort module for BMW 1 Series and 3 Series models has also received the new design. The RemoteKEY is a retrofit control which provides more comfort and numerous additional functions.

Among other things, the RemoteKEY makes it possible to open and close windows and the sunroof via the existing original remote control. If desired, the chirp function can be activated to sound a short horn signal when the central locking has been actuated. Motorized mirrors can be folded in and out via remote control.

When switching off the ignition, the doors are unlocked, eliminating the need to pull on the door handle twice. The module can be connected to the red LED in the rearview mirror and thereby simulate an alarm system. The comfort control can be completely deactivated as needed.

All functions are programmable according to personal wishes. For this purpose, an USB port is attached to the RemoteKEY. It’s possible to configure the module on the PC / Mac and to install software updates that Mods4cars provides, free of charge.

“The housing, which was developed exclusively for Mods4cars, also provides assistance in installing the retrofit comfort control,” explains PR spokesman Sven Tornow. Two LEDs attached to the module help with the installation. Thanks to the narrower shape of the RemoteKEY installation in the vehicle is made easier.

Since 2002, the company, Mods4cars, has manufactured their retrofit convertible roof top and comfort modules. They are available for the following vehicle brands: Alfa, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Mazda, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Volkswagen and Volvo.

The RemoteKEY comfort module for BMW 1 and 3 Series is available for 209,00 Euro + tax.

The RemoteKEY comfort module for BMW is available at www.mods4cars.com !

RemoteKEY comfort module for BMW

RemoteKEY comfort module for BMW

Video-in-motion unlocker SmartTV for BMW vehicles in a new design

Mods4cars has reworked the design of their Video-in-motion unlocker SmartTV for BMW vehicles. The SmartTV modules for BMW are now delivered in a new housing. After installation, the passenger is able to use and operate the TV and DVD system during the drive. As the SmartTV Box is firmly installed in the vehicle, the function remains permanently.

The company Mods4cars now offers its TV/DVD unblocker, SmartTV, for BMW in a new housing. The retrofitted TV module enables the activation of TV and DVD playback while driving. This allows the passenger to use the entertainment technology and play DVDs on longer journeys.

“With our Video-in-motion unlocker SmartTV for BMW vehicles, we offer a well thought-out and professional solution for TV unlocking,” explains PR spokesman, Sven Tornow. The SmartTV module is firmly installed in the vehicle, which is why the functions are maintained even after inspection by a workshop. A button combination on the steering wheel activates and deactivates the TV unblocker.

The manufacturer Mods4cars has now optimized the design of the SmartTV modules. The housing, designed exclusively for Mods4cars, is 30% narrower and can be installed more easily in the vehicle. Two LEDs provide an installation aid and indicate correct installation. Less plastic and the absence of screws make the new case more environmentally friendly.

A standard USB port is attached to the SmartTV module. This allows the installation of software updates, which Mods4cars provides free of charge. With this the Video-in-motion unlocker always remains up-to-date and does not have to be removed for an update. The SmartTV control can be deactivated as needed. Since no cables are cut through during installation, an untraceable removal is possible at any time.

The Video-in-motion unlocker SmartTV can be used for the BMW models 1, 3, 5, 6, 7 Series, X5 and Z4. In addition, the TV unblocker is also offered to car brands like Bentley, Mercedes-Benz, Skoda and Volkswagen. The SmartTV module is available from 169,00 Euro + tax.

Mods4cars is also the manufacturer of the SmartTOP, soft top control systems. Produced since 2001, the clever cabriole modules allow the opening and closing of the convertible top while driving with only a touch of a button, as well as the operation of the roof via the original vehicle key from a distance. They are available for all common convertible and roadster models.

Video-in-motion unlocker SmartTV for BMW vehicles is AVAILABLE AT www.mods4cars.com !

Video-in-motion unlocker SmartTV for BMW vehicles

SmartTOP Convertible Top Controller by Mods4cars now available for BMW 2 Series Convertibles

Effective immediately the SmartTOP Convertible Top Controller for BMW 2 Series Convertibles offered by Mods4cars is available. It allows one-touch top operation while driving at slow speeds as well as opening or closing of the top from the original key fob remote. A full plug-in-between wiring adapter is part of the kit.

Automotive aftermarket electronics specialist Mods4cars now offers a SmartTOP Add-On Convertible Top Controller module for the new BMW 2 Series (F23). The kit makes using the top more convenient by adding intelligent features. It is possible to open or close the top while driving with one-touch operation. A quick touch is enough to start an automatic top open or close cycle. It is not necessary any longer to hold down the switch for the entire duration. SmartTOP customers get to return both hands to the steering wheel immediately.

Additionally the SmartTOP Convertible Top Controller for BMW 2 Series Convertibles makes it possible to operate the top from a distance by using the original key fob remote. “This feature enables owners to open the top while still approaching the car.” explains PR-Manager Sven Tornow. “Our customers are able to get in their cars on hot days with the top already being down.” he continues. Likewise, at the first sign of impending rainfall the top can be closed by remote, without the need to run to the car. No changes are necessary to the existing keys.

This new Mods4cars product, like others before, offers a host of bonus features as well: All windows can be closed simultaneously with one-touch convenience by using the “all windows” switch in the driver’s door. The windows can be remote controlled separately from the top. The direction of the console top switch can be reversed. An extended mode can be activated which allows starting or stopping of the engine while an ongoing top operation continues. The entire module can be disabled temporarily while retaining all other user settings for when it is re-enabled later.

All SmartTOP products come equipped with a USB port for easy updates and configuration via Mac or PC. Support software as well as firmware updates are available free of charge online. The kit comes complete with a custom designed plug-in-between wiring adapter which makes connecting the SmartTOP module to the car electronics a matter of simply plugging in two connectors.

The SmartTOP Convertible Top Controller for BMW 2 Series Convertibles convenience add-on kit is available for 299 Euros + tax. Additional SmartTOP modules are being offered for 1, 2, 4 and 6 Series as well as Z4 and Mini.

Mods4cars supports the following popular brands: Alfa, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Ferrari, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Volkswagen and Volvo.

Mods4cars SmartTOP Convertible Top Controller for BMW 2 Series Convertibles is AVAILABLE AT www.mods4cars.com !

SmartTOP Convertible Top Controller for BMW 2 Series Convertibles

SmartTOP Convertible Top Controller for BMW 6 Series gets new design

Manufacturer Mods4cars has completely overhauled the design of their SmartTOP Convertible Top Controller for BMW 6 Series. Now the kits ship with the new product design. When the SmartTOP is installed, it is possible to open and close the top while driving at slow speeds and with one-touch operation. Additionally the top can be operated from afar using the original key fob remote.

Effective immediately, Aftermarket Electronics Specialist Mods4cars ships the SmartTOP Convertible Top Controller for BMW 6 Series E64 and F12 with the new custom designed module enclosure. The Add-On kit enables owners amongst other things to open and close the convertible top from the original key fob remote. The original keys do not need to be modified or reprogrammed.

Additionally the convertible top can be operated with convenient one-touch operation after the SmartTOP is installed. A quick touch is enough to start the full automatic process. Thanks to this feature it is possible to quickly close the top at the first sign of impending rainfall while returning both hands to the steering wheel immediately.

Bonus features further enhance the comfort: The windows can be opened or closed from the remote independently from the top. The doors can be programmed to unlock automatically when turning the ignition off in order to avoid having to pull the door handle twice. An extended mode can be activated which allows a top operation to continue while the engine is being started or stopped. The entire module can be temporarily disabled while retaining all other user settings for when it is re-enabled later. The module can be removed without leaving any trace or damage.

All functions can be programmed according to individual needs. The SmartTOP Convertible Top Controller for BMW 6 Series come with a built-in USB port. A Mac or PC can be connected to quickly configure the module or update the firmware. Mods4cars continually works on implementing new features and improving functionality while always considering customer wishes and input. Support software and firmware updates are available online, free of charge.

Now Mods4cars has optimized the hardware of the SmartTOP module itself. The custom designed module enclosures are 30% smaller, which means the module and can be installed in even tighter spaces in the car. Two LEDs now signal the status and help during installation. The included plug-and-play wiring harness makes installation quick and easy by just plugging in a connector.

The convenience add-on for BMW 6 Series Convertibles is available for 299 Euros + tax. Alfa, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Ferrari, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Volkswagen and Volvo: SmartTOP Add-On kits are available for almost all popular brands and models of Convertibles and Roadsters.

SmartTOP Convertible Top Controller for BMW 6 Series is AVAILABLE AT www.mods4cars.com !

SmartTOP Convertible Top Controller for BMW 6 Series

Convertible Top Switch Reversible: SmartTOP for BMW 4 and 6 Series receives new feature

The SmartTOP add-on Convertible Top Controllers for BMW 4 Series and 6 Series Convertibles bring One-Touch convenience to the center console switch and allow use of the top while driving at slow speeds. They also enable remote operation from the original key fob remote. The manufacturer Mods4cars now added another function via firmware update to the SmartTOP for BMW 4 and 6 Series: The ability to reverse the direction of operation for the console switch.

The SmartTOP for BMW 4 and 6 Series made by aftermarket automotive electronics specialist Mods4cars are add-on kits that provide convenience and simplify top operation. It is possible to open and close the top while driving at slow speeds with just a single tap. The switch no longer needs to be held down for the entire duration of the operation.

Additionally, the kits allow owners to use their original factory key remotes to open and close the top from afar. SmartTOP customers can already open their top while still approaching the car. A quick key combination on the remote sets the top in motion. At the first sign of impending rainfall the top can be quickly closed without the need to run and get in the car first. No changes need to be made to either the keys or the receiver systems.

Apart from these two main functions all SmartTOP modules come with bonus features depending on the car. The kits for BMW 4 Series (F33) and BMW 6 Series (F12) now received an update to include a new feature: If so desired, the direction of operation for the console switch can be reversed. “For some of our customers the new factory default on some models is counter intuitive. The switch needs to be pulled to open and pushed to close.” explains PR-Manager Sven Tornow.

The new SmartTOP feature allows customers to select their own preferred way on any model. Pull to open or push to open. Currently all US models come with the switch working the opposite way as on Euro (and other) models. With SmartTOP all customers can choose which way they like, no matter where they are and which way the switch came from the factory.

Mods4cars continually works on improving existing products and gladly takes customer feedback into consideration. New and existing customers get to profit from new features and updates. All SmartTOP modules come with a USB port and can be configured and updated free of charge with a program available for Windows and Mac.

The SmartTOP for BMW 4 and 6 Series Convertibles come with a host of bonus features. The windows can be controlled by remote separately from the top. An extended mode allows starting or stopping the engine while the top is still moving and the modules can be temporarily disabled while retaining all user configuration settings. Both come with a full plug-and-play wiring adapter for quick and easy installation and removal without leaving any traces or damage.

SmartTOP kits are available for: Alfa, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Ferrari, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Volvo and VW. Other BMW models like 1 Series, 3 Series, Z4 and Mini are also supported. The complete kits for BMW 4 Series F33 and BMW 6 Series F12 are available for 299 Euros + tax each.

SmartTOP for BMW 4 and 6 Series is AVAILABLE AT www.mods4cars.com !

SmartTOP for BMW 4 and 6 Series

SmartTOP for BMW 4 and 6 Series

 

SmartTOP Convertible Top Controller by Mods4cars now available for BMW 4 and M4 Series Convertible 2/2

SmartTOP add-on Convertible Top Controller for BMW 4 and M4 Series Convertible (F33 and F83) Feature Overview:

Remote control of convertible top
Open/Close your convertible top using the original factory remote control key / key fob.
Open/Close the top while driving
Never have to stop again for your top: Open/Close your top while driving. Speed programmable up to 40kmh.
One-Touch power convertible top
“One-Touch” convertible top operation allows your top to open or close automatically.
Separate window control
Raise and lower the windows separately by remote without activating the top.
Top convenience mode
Turning the ignition on or off does not interrupt convertible top operation.
Individually programmable
Configure all functions of the module to meet your personal preferences via USB setup.
Invert switch logic
Direction of center console top switch can be changed to "pull to open" and "push to close".
Passive / Invisible mode
Turn the whole module off with an easy key sequence. Ideal when letting someone else drive your car.
Reversible plug-in installation
Remove any time allowing sale or return of a leased vehicle in it’s original condition.
Plug-n-Play Wiring harness
Custom designed plug-in-between wiring harness for extremely simple and quick installation included.
USB Port for easy setup / updates
This module can be configured and updated using any Mac or PC.
AVAILABLE AT www.mods4cars.com !

SmartTOP Convertible Top Controller by Mods4cars now available for BMW 4 Series Convertible 1/2

The SmartTOP Convertible Top Add-On kit offered by aftermarket automotive electronics specialist Mods4cars is now available for the just recently introduced BMW 4 Series Convertible. The product makes daily life with the convertible top a much more enjoyable experience. On one hand the top can be operated while driving at slow speeds and with one-touch convenience. It is no longer necessary to hold down the top switch. The SmartTOP customer gets to put both hands back on the steering wheel quickly.

On the other hand it is possible to control the top from the original key fob remote. “Our customers get the convenience to be able to operate the top fully automatically from a distance by just giving a command on the existing remote, even if they did not order the Comfort Access feature and also in countries where remote operation is not available at all.” explains PR-Manager Sven Tornow. This makes it possible to open the top while still approaching the car in order to air it out on hot days or to start the drive top-down. The top can also be closed from a distance, should dark clouds signal an imminent rainfall. No changes need to be made to the key fobs or the receiver system.

“We are delighted to be able to bring the SmartTOP for the new BMW 4 Series to market just weeks after the car itself became available. After having gotten many requests beforehand, we did everything possible so most of our customer will be able to enjoy the full SmartTOP convenience right after taking delivery of their 4 Series.” Sven Tornow continues. In addition to the main functions the module also offers a few bonus features such as separate control over windows and top from the remote and a setting to reverse the console top switch direction. An extended mode can be activated which allows starting or stopping of the engine while the top is in motion. The entire module can be deactivated temporarily when needed, while all user configurable settings are retained for when it is turned back on later.

Installation of the kit could not be easier. The SmartTOP module itself comes in the new, custom designed and very slim product enclosure which houses two LEDs for status information. A special OEM connector wiring adapter is also part of the kit. It connects the module to the car electronics by simply plugging in two connectors. The SmartTOP module comes with a built-in USB port for easy configuration via PC or Mac. Support software and also firmware updates for the SmartTOP products are available free of charge online.

The add-on kit for the new BMW 4 Series Convertible is available for 299 Euros + tax. SmartTOP is available for other BMWs like 1 Series, 3 Series, 6 Series, Z4 and also Mini. Many popular brands are supported by SmartTOP: Alfa, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Ferrari, Ford, Infiniti, Lamborghini, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Volkswagen and Volvo.

AVAILABLE AT www.mods4cars.com !

SmartTOP Convertible Top Module by Mods4cars for Mini Convertible and BMW 1 Series Convertible gets design refresh 2/2

SmartTOP add-on Convertible Top Controller for BMW 1 Series Convertible and Mini Convertible Feature Overview:

Remote control of convertible top
Open/Close your convertible top using the original factory remote control key / key fob.
Open/Close the top while driving
Never have to stop again for your top: Open/Close your top while driving. Speed programmable up to 40kmh.
One-Touch power convertible top
“One-Touch” convertible top operation allows your top to open or close automatically.
Range Extender
Increases the remote range, allowing you to operate the top from the same distance as the door locks.
Individually programmable
Configure all functions of the module to meet your personal preferences via our signature blinker setup menu.
Passive / Invisible mode
Turn the whole module off with an easy key sequence. Ideal when letting someone else drive your car.
Reversible plug-in installation
Remove any time allowing sale or return of a leased vehicle in it’s original condition.
Separate window control
Raise and lower the windows separately by remote without activating the top.
Separate Sunroof control (Mini)
Open and close the sunroof separately by remote without activating the top.
Top convenience mode
Turning the ignition on or off does not interrupt convertible top operation.
Comfort window close
One-Touch operation when closing all windows simultaneously via the separate driver’s door switch.
Folding Mirrors (E88)
On models equipped with motorized mirrors, fold them in and out by remote.
Automatic door unlocking
Automatically unlock the doors when turning the ignition off. No more pulling the door handle twice.
All door unlocking (Comf.Acc.)
Touch sequence on driver’s door handle opens all doors (Comfort Access option required)
Plug-n-Play Wiring harness
Custom designed plug-in-between wiring harness for extremely simple and quick installation included.
USB Port for easy setup / updates
This module can be configured and updated using any Mac or PC.
AVAILABLE AT www.mods4cars.com !