Volkswagen launches Fox 2016 in Brazil, equipped with Apple's CarPlay

THE Volkswagen yesterday presented in Brazil the 2016 model of Fox, with a totally new media center.

The three-in-one switch, supporting the system MirrorLink, The CarPlay Apple (possibly the first vehicle launched in Brazil to support it) and in the future also the Android Auto Of google. That is, the idea that it works perfectly well with any smartphone, be it iOS or Android.

CarPlay was officially released for use in Brazil with the arrival of iOS 8.3 and Siri in Portuguese. Features like Phone, Messaging, Music and Podcasts already work perfectly, but interestingly Maps undoubtedly, fundamental functionality of such a system inside the car is not yet.

Externally the hatch from Volks has not had any visual changes, but the line now has standard air conditioning and new engines. Prices start at R $ 42,890 for the version Trendline (1.0, 82hp) and go to R $ 62,490 (CrossFox 1.6, 120hp).

(via CARPLACE; thank you to all who sent us this tip!)