STAMFORD, CT – – November 16, 2020 – Today, HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE: HAR), the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, announced JBL BassPro Go. A hybrid automobile subwoofer and portable speaker, this versatile speaker system connects music enthusiasts to JBL’s Signature Sound for an exceptional audio experience on-the-go.

When docked inside the vehicle’s trunk, the JBL BassPro Go adds powerful bass to the existing car audio system, delivering sound performance equivalent to a traditional aftermarket subwoofer system.  Engineered with a subwoofer and two passive radiators, the sub system allows users enhance the bass response to their listening preferences.

The JBL BassPro Go also operates as a portable Bluetooth speaker when undocked from the vehicle. The speaker is designed to deliver big concert sound to outlast any tailgate or party with its 8 hours of play time. Users can connect up to 3 mobile devices and take turns playing DJ when it’s detached from the mount. The JBL BassPro Go also features JBL Connect technology that can wirelessly link two BassPro Go speakers together to amplify the listening experience.

The speaker’s sleek, iconic design integrates with any vehicle’s interior while delivering superior sound. In addition, the water resistant covering lets users embrace an on-the-go lifestyle without worrying about rain or spills. Built for versatility, the system is easy to dock or undock with no tools required and has the ability to charge devices via USB so users are always connected.

“The JBL BassPro Go is the first of its kind and will set a new standard in the Aftermarket industry,” said Shawn Spedding, Director of Sales, Mobile Audio Aftermarket at HARMAN. “With its dual functionalities, consumers get a quality subwoofer system to enhance their in-car audio system with the added convenience of doubling as an exceptional portable speaker, ready for outside use.”

JBL BassPro Go Features:

  • Performs as well as an 8-inch subwoofer when inside the vehicle
  • Wireless streaming via Bluetooth Version 4.2 when out of the vehicle
  • Waterproof with IPx5 marine rating
  • Easy to dock and undock – no tools required
  • JBL Connect compatibility
  • USB outlet for recharging devices out of the vehicle
  • Built-in rechargeable NiMH battery with up to 8 hours of playtime outside the vehicle

Technical Specifications:

  • Two-full range transducers
    • High efficiency 50mm driver
    • Frequency response: 160Hz to 20kHZ
    • Sensitivity:  85db IW/I m
  • One Active Subwoofer:
    • High efficiency 140mm driver
    • Frequency response: 50Hz to 5kHZ
    • Sensitivity: 83.5db IW/I m
  • Two Passive Radiators
    • 120mm cone diameter

Pricing and Availability:

The JBL BassPro Go will be available for purchase for $549.95 at and select JBL retailers in December 2020. Please visit for the closest dealer.


JBL creates the amazing sound that shapes life’s most epic moments. From iconic events like Woodstock and concerts at Madison Square Garden, to games at Yankee Stadium and weekend road trips, JBL elevates listeners’ experiences with award-winning audio that lets them make the most of every moment. Used by some of the world's greatest musicians and elite athletes in basketball, baseball and esports, JBL has unmatched professional credentials and over 70 years of delivering industry leading innovation. JBL is the authority in engineering superior sound.


HARMAN International (, a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co, LTD., designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions, and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia.


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Denise Daly