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All These Cars Have Fake Engine Sounds

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And the problem with a V8 rumble was what exactly?

Porsche likes to call it Sound Symposer. For BMW, it's the Active Sound Design. Lexus prefers Active Sound Control. Ford? Active Noise Control. Presenting the world of fabricated engine noise. It's not all that new, honestly, but the trend is growing. When it comes to the actual sound an engine makes, especially in performance cars, people want to hear it. Well, car people at least. Explaining why to non-car people can really be a pain in the ass. So here are just a few samples of cars that produce to some degree, or decibel, fake engine sounds.

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