Infiniti Now Offers Sirius Factory Installed on New 2003 Models


igor@af
07-13-2003, 01:57 AM
Auto Maker First to Offer SIRIUS Across Entire Vehicle Line as
Both Factory and Dealer Installed Accessory

NEW YORK, July 9 -- SIRIUS (Nasdaq: SIRI), known
for delivering the very best in commercial-free music and premium audio
entertainment to cars and homes across the country, today announced that
Infiniti, the luxury division of Nissan North America, Inc., is the only brand
available that offers new car buyers a SIRIUS system as a factory option or
dealer-installed accessory on its entire vehicle line up. Previously, SIRIUS
was available as a factory option or dealer-installed accessory on the FX45
premium crossover vehicle.
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Beginning in July, the Q45 luxury sedan, the M45 performance sedan, the
G35 sport sedan, G35 sport coupe and I35 performance luxury sedan will add the
satellite radio feature. In addition to a factory option, Infiniti is
equipping all models with pre-wiring that will enable Infiniti retailers to
install satellite radio receivers at a customer request while maintaining
Infiniti's high quality standards. Infiniti is offering its customers a
SIRIUS system and 2 months free SIRIUS service with no activation fee for
$400.
"We're thrilled to see that Infiniti is now offering SIRIUS across its
entire vehicle line, both at the factory and dealer levels," said Doug
Wilsterman, Senior Vice President, Automotive OEM at SIRIUS. "Infiniti buyers
are accustomed to luxury and performance in their vehicles. Now they have the
extra benefit of receiving SIRIUS' special blend of commercial-free music and
quality news, sports and information programming wherever they drive across
the country."

About SIRIUS
SIRIUS is the only satellite radio service bringing listeners more than
100 streams of the best music and entertainment coast-to-coast. SIRIUS offers
60 music streams with no commercials, along with over 40 world-class sports,
news and entertainment streams for a monthly subscription fee of only $12.95,
with greater savings for upfront payments of multiple months or a year or
more. Stream Jockeys create and deliver uncompromised music in virtually
every genre to our listeners 24 hours a day. Satellite radio products
bringing SIRIUS to listeners in the car, truck, home, RV and boat are
manufactured by Kenwood, Panasonic, Clarion and Audiovox, and are available at
major retailers including Circuit City, Best Buy, Car Toys, Good Guys,
Tweeter, Ultimate Electronics, Sears and Crutchfield. SIRIUS is the leading
OEM satellite radio provider, with exclusive partnerships with
DaimlerChrysler, Ford and BMW. Automotive brands currently offering SIRIUS
radios in select new car models include BMW, MINI, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep(R),
Nissan, Infiniti and Mazda. Automotive brands that have announced plans to
offer SIRIUS in select models include Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Mercedes-Benz,
Jaguar, Volvo, Audi, Volkswagen, Land Rover and Aston Martin.
Click on http://www.SIRIUS.com to listen to SIRIUS live, or to find a SIRIUS
retailer or car dealer in your area.

Any statements that express, or involve discussions as to, expectations,
beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions, future events or performance with
respect to SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc. are not historical facts and may be
forward-looking and, accordingly, such statements involve estimates,
assumptions and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ
materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements.
Accordingly, any such statements are qualified in their entirety by reference
to the factors discussed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended
December 31, 2002 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Among the
key factors that have a direct bearing on our results of operations are: our
dependence upon third parties to manufacture, distribute, market and sell
SIRIUS radios and components for those radios; the unproven market for our
service; our competitive position and any events which affect the useful life
of our satellites.



SOURCE SIRIUS
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