Whether you love or hate Auto-Tune, it makes a lot of recording artists sound better than they might otherwise (cue Britney Spears). Along a similar vein, engine sound symposers are helping today’s more efficient and noise-isolated engines sound like the gas guzzling, testosterone-infused motors of yesteryear. There are different methods used by automakers to accomplish this task — here are some examples.
A unique and pleasurable aural experience has been as an important quality to Porsche vehicles as any other design characteristic since the 911 was first introduced. Today’s models, however, are bigger, safer and better built overall, and need a little bit of a helping hand in the sound department. To ensure drivers gets the full effect of rising rpms while sitting behind the wheel, Porsche uses an “acoustic channel,