Porsche, a staunch advocate of Apple’s CarPlay platform, has increased support for retrofitting Bluetooth and CarPlay infotainment systems to early 2000s vehicles as part of those initiatives.
What Porsche has been accomplishing for the past few years is being continued with this. In essence, the company provides a range of factory-approved head units with support for “Porsche Classic Communication Management (PCCM) and Porsche Classic Communication Management Plus (PCCM Plus)“.
The PCCM Plus head units have a 7-inch display, compared to the 3.5-inch display of the PCCM head units. According to a Porsche press release, these head units are approved for the following automobiles and are available in double DIN format.
- for model years 2005 to 2008, the sixth-generation 911 generation 997
- Generation 987 Boxster and Cayman for model years 2005 to 2008
- Cayenne of the first generation for model years 2003 to 2008
These head units enable SiriusXM, Bluetooth, CarPlay, Android Auto, USB connectivity, and SiriusXM. The head unit in the 911, Boxster, and Cayman may save individual settings for items like the lighting, wipers, climate control, and locking mechanism.