Talk the talk without buying a Lexus

BlueConnect brings Lexus hands-free interface to the aftermarket.

Like the integrated Bluetooth hands-free calling interface in a Lexus, but don't have a Lexus? Johnson Controls, the company that supplies Toyota Motor Corporation with its fancy Bluetooth technology, is making the same system available as an aftermarket install. The BlueConnect module fits in the hole that you (or professional installers) will have to cut out of your car's roof, and it enables drivers to make and receive calls via their paired-up Bluetooth phones with the push of a button. The device supports voice dialing, can store more than 1,000 phone book entries, and is yours for $239, excluding installation.

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