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F10 / F11 (2011 - Current)
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Old 08-07-2012, 12:09 PM
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Is this real life? /facepalm/

http://autos.yahoo.com/news/the-rise...gine-roar.html


'VW is not alone. The new BMW M5, which ditched the sonorous V-10 for a twin-turbo V-8, plays an engine soundtrack through the car's audio system. From a carmaker's perspective, these active sound generators have definite benefits over a sound pipe: There's no need to cut a hole in the firewall or package a separate tube in the already crowded engine bay. Plus, the active devices allow a far greater degree of tunability and can be used to mask unwanted noise. '
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