All new earphone models are available for pre-order on July 10 through and Worldwide Stereo. Lastly, there’s the price of the McLaren Edition. Klipsch® and Keepers of the Sound® are registered trademarks of Klipsch Group, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. In addition, both Sport and McLaren Edition models support wireless charging, but it is only the latter that is bundled with a wireless charging pad. Klipsch has updated its popular T5 true wireless earbuds with three new editions, with the flagship model styled after its partner, the McLaren F1 racing team. A VOXX International CompanyCalifornia Supply Chain Transparency Disclosure. Klipsch T5 II Wireless Sport McLaren Edition Earphones are designed for the harshest, loudest conditions on the planet. The case charges via USB-C or wirelessly with the included one-position wireless charging pad. Last but not least is the battery life of the McLaren Edition. The earphones are approximately 25% smaller and more closely mimic the shape of the ear for maximum comfort. Firstly, it uses an improved design of Klipsch’s oval ear tips and comes packed with two additional sizes – Small+ and Large+ – and a pair of memory foam ear tips. Key features include: Dust and water-tight earphones and case (rated IP67) with moisture removal system ensure the earphones remain dry. On a side note, the clips at the end of the ear tips have also been reinforced and don’t tear off as easily as those on the first generation T5s. Ultimately, the Klipsch T5 II series serves as a testimony of the brand’s effort to continuously improve its product line, and needless to say, the McLaren Edition is one of many high-end audio accessories it has to show for it. As I mentioned at the start, the product lineup comprises three variants, and the Sport McLaren Edition sits at the top of the pedestal. Speaking of which, the McLaren Edition T5 II Sport is wrapped in the carbon fibre skin that drives the whole aggressive racer motif the casing has going for it, even further. The two companies have collaborated to combine McLaren’s unparalleled design ethos and technical innovation with Klipsch’s legendary high-fidelity audio and unparalleled comfort. Also has a very unearthly love for tea. The timbre in mids and highs sound accurate, sharp, and presented no signs of breaking; a point that is both evident and proven with Yoko Kanno and the Seatbelts’ Digging My Potato, as well The Eagles’ 1996 rendition of Hotel California. Three pairs of snug-fit ear wings for maximum staying power. The interior of the McLaren Edition’s casing is also different from the standard T5 II casing and comes with what Klipsch describes as a “moisture-removal system” which is basically just a removable compartment filled with silica gel that needs to be reactivated periodically via microwave. Honestly, I can think of better places for Klipsch to have placed the USB-C charging port, but I suppose it’s all part of the aesthetics of allowing the product to look seamless. Copyright © 2002 - 2020 Vijandren Ramadass. McLaren Racing competes in the 2020 FIA Formula 1 World Championship with Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz, and the IndyCar Series in the US with Oliver Askew and Pato O’Ward. Speaking of bass, the low pitch performance of the T5 IIs are deep, showed no signs of distortion, and can actually be felt as intended. The 5mm custom drivers sound, in a word, exquisite. The T5 True Wireless II Sport x McLaren earphones provide incredible comfort, clarity, and freedom to enjoy your music all day with no wires. A moisture-removal system inside the case ensures your earphones stay dry. Brand new, the earbuds retail for RM1199. Beyond that, Klipsch has carried forward much of what made the original T5’s audio experience enjoyable over to the T5 II Sport McLaren Edition. At CES 2020, the brand showed off its next-generation audio product lineup that includes the T5 II True Wireless and its two up-market variants: the Sport and Sport McLaren Edition. At the core of it, The T5 II lineup is Klipsch’s second attempt at making TWS earbuds. All Rights Reserved. On a single charge, I get up to eight hours as promised by Klipsch, provided Transparency Mode is off. Honoring our founder’s legacy, Klipsch continues to be the legendary high-performance brand of choice for audiophiles and aficionados around the world. While I can find no fault in the audio quality and performance of the T5 II Sport McLaren Edition, the earbuds aren’t the epitome of perfection. Then there are the ear wings. WELCOME TO THE SPEED OF SOUND Two legendary brands, one pursuit of excellence – Klipsch and McLaren have forged a partnership steeped in technology and built for performance. Another problem is the casing itself. It’s been a little over a year since Klipsch, the US-based audio brand launched its first set of earbuds, the T5 True Wireless, in Malaysia. US MSRP $199.The free Klipsch Connect App is available in eight languages and allows users to make product updates, EQ adjustments, access the quick start guide and troubleshoot, detect device battery status, and manage transparency controls.