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Looked at the comments that video got and there are a lot of folks complaining about how it sounds, and I have to agree, it could sound better.
 

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I think that it sounds pretty good. I suppose there is always room for it to sound better.

It's fun to just see it driving up the hill though. Looks like a whole lot of fun to drive.
 

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Looked at the comments that video got and there are a lot of folks complaining about how it sounds, and I have to agree, it could sound better.
Sounds like a blown 4 cylinder getting its neck wrung. No different then anything else. Ecoboost mustang sounds like sex when running in anger so not too worried.

I think people are upset it doesnt sing like the old Volvo 5 cyl...
 

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As more powerful engines are being created with less cylinders, the sound will obviously become less impressive, but that has nothing to do with how good the engine is. I'd rather have a more quiet engine than the fake noises being pumped into the cabin or a burly engine that isn't as fuel efficient.
 

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As more powerful engines are being created with less cylinders, the sound will obviously become less impressive, but that has nothing to do with how good the engine is. I'd rather have a more quiet engine than the fake noises being pumped into the cabin or a burly engine that isn't as fuel efficient.
Depends on what you find impressive sound wise. I love the sound of a high strung 4 pot. Its not the engine thats quiet, its sound deadening and exhaust that mitigates mostly, unless you get an older engine with mad valve chatter or something.

RS does have the sound pumped in...
 

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The RS has that faux exhaust sound bs?
 

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Can't you turn on/off the extra sound? Seems like something that you would want the option of turning on and off as you please.
 

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Can't you turn on/off the extra sound? Seems like something that you would want the option of turning on and off as you please.
Depends on how its piped in. You can do it on the beemers because it comes in through the speakers, its just an electronic fiddle. If they're using a sound tube then thats different as the sound is coming directly from the engine bay...
 
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