Garmin, the global leader in satellite navigation, has today announced the zūmo 350LM GPS navigator – a stylish, rugged, sunlight readable, high-resolution and glove-friendly 4.3-inch touchscreen biker sat nav. It’s the first motorcycle navigator with lifetime maps so you’ll always know the way, even while exploring the back roads. If you like to be more prepared, simply use Garmin’s free Basecamp software to plan your route before you go, send to your zūmo and even share your rides with friends. Of course, you can also use zumo 350LM in the car (motorcycle and car mounts included), for complete flexibility.
The zūmo 660LM has also been launched today. It adds Lifetime Map updates to Garmin’s well-respected and well-liked, premium motorcycle navigator.
“Valuable features, like the service history log (on the zūmo 350LM), Lane assist with junction view and tracback are just a few of the reasons the zūmo has become an essential tool for motorcyclists all over the world,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice president of worldwide sales. “The zūmo 350LM is lightweight, includes lifetime map updates, transmits directions via compatible Bluetooth™ headsets/helmets and can handle the toughest weather conditions¹.”
The zūmo 350LM offers you the convenience of lifetime map updates² which provide up-to-date mapping and the most current information about businesses like restaurants, cashpoints, hospitals and more. With the easy to use premium navigation search bar, zūmo returns results for points of interest (POIs) as they are typed providing a faster, more intuitive experience. There’s also a speed limit indicator and Exit Services that display petrol stations, shops and restaurants for upcoming exits. With the TracBack feature riders really can ride wherever the road takes them, as it is now as easy as a button push to navigate along that same route back to where the adventure started.
BaseCamp™ compatible, the zūmo 350LM (as well as the zūmo 220 and 660) make it easy for motorcyclists to plan their next ride. The free software allows users to create routes, waypoints and tracks from their computer and transfer them to the zūmo. With the “Track Draw” feature riders can trace their planned route and view elevation changes, helping estimate the difficulty of the ride. After an open road or off the beaten path adventure, send the ride to Basecamp, upload pictures and share the adventure with friends and relive the experience.
zūmo 350LM is more than just a GPS navigator. Its new Service History Log lets riders record the date, mileage and type of maintenance performed on their motorcycles. Tyre mileage, tyre changes, tyre pressure, chain cleanings, oil changes, new spark plugs – almost anything you can think of, zūmo will keep a record of it.
Whether riding during a bright summer day or a moonless autumn night, the zūmo 350LM has motorcycle-friendly features any rider will appreciate. Lane assist with junction view guides riders to the correct lane for an approaching turn or exit, and realistically displays road signs and junctions on the route along with arrows that indicate the proper lane for navigation.
Style and substance – that’s the zumo 350LM.
The new zūmo 350LM has a suggested retail price of £419.99. The zumo 660LM has a suggested retail price of £499.99.
For more information about Garmin’s other Motorcycle products and services, go to www.garmin.co.uk/zumo
¹Protected against water immersion for 30 minutes at a depth of 1 m.
²If you purchase a nüMaps Lifetime subscription (sold separately or bundled together with certain GPS models), you will receive up to 4 map data updates per year, when and as such updates are made available on Garmin’s website, for 1 compatible Garmin product until your product’s useful life expires or Garmin no longer receives map data from its third party supplier, whichever is shorter. A product’s “useful life” means the period during which the product (a) has sufficient memory capacity and other required technical capabilities to utilize current map data and (b) is capable of operating as intended without major repairs. A product will be deemed to be out of service and its useful life to be ended if no updates have been downloaded for such product for a period of 24 months or more. Unless otherwise stated, the updates you receive under the subscription will be updates to the same geographic map data originally included with your Garmin product when originally purchased. In some instances, your Garmin product might not have sufficient memory remaining for you to load an update to the map data, in which case you will need to either (a) select reduced map data coverage for your updates, or (b) purchase separately a microSD™/SD™ card (if and as applicable to your Garmin product) and load all or a portion of the map data coverage for your updates to the card and insert the card into the microSD/SD card slot contained in your Garmin product. If neither of the measures in (a) or (b) can be used to address your product’s lack of sufficient remaining memory, then Garmin may conclude that the “useful life” of your product has expired. Garmin may terminate your nüMaps Lifetime subscription at any time if you violate any of the terms of this agreement or your subscription. Your nüMaps Lifetime subscription may not be transferred to another Garmin product.
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