Originally Posted by e39540iv8
I don't think they would need to do much R&D since they would use the exact same software and hardware except add an OEM-style frame which is easy and program the buttons to do what they're labelled and steering controls. If a Chinese company like Dynavin can build a system for BMW and Mercedes then Kenwood and Pioneer should too. Again they wouldn't even need to change their software, just change the appearance of the frame and buttons.
I've always been partial to Nakamichi head units and as far as I can tell, they still provide BMW orange lighting for all their models.
All stock '97 528iA -phone.