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Ferrari has its famous banshee F1 shriek. Lamborghini has its deep howling wail. What is the MP4-12C going to sound like? What will be its signature auditory sound?

Will you be able to identify it from 1/2 mile away?

Has anyone heard one yet? I am guessing it will be more of a shriek, along the lines of Ferrari. Not that it will sound like a Ferrari, but I expect it to be an F1 scream instead of a low, base grumble of an Audi R8.

I am looking forward to hearing the exhaust note in person, preferably from the driver's seat!

Am I the only one wondering about this? Where can I hear it?
 

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Ferrari has its famous banshee F1 shriek. Lamborghini has its deep howling wail. What is the MP4-12C going to sound like? What will be its signature auditory sound?

Will you be able to identify it from 1/2 mile away?

Has anyone heard one yet? I am guessing it will be more of a shriek, along the lines of Ferrari. Not that it will sound like a Ferrari, but I expect it to be an F1 scream instead of a low, base grumble of an Audi R8.

I am looking forward to hearing the exhaust note in person, preferably from the driver's seat!

Am I the only one wondering about this? Where can I hear it?
all over YouTube:D 12C has a distinct sound; more like hydrid between 458/R8;) i like it esp. with INCONEL 'light weight' exhaust option on SPORT MODE:D
 

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Okay, so until I get to check the car in person, I went to lovely YouTube. A couple takeaways. One video showed the car idling around a parking lot. It had the deep burble somewhat oddly reminiscent an American V8. Not that I am drawing that analogy too closely, maybe the R8 is a classier comparo. It sounded great with a mean, deep grumble.

At speed, it sounded somewhere be the Ferrari/Lamborghini/Audi R8. I like that a lot. Not the high shrill of the Ferrari or the low growl of the Lambo or the overly sound deadened muffled (from inside) growl of the R8.

One classic line from an episode of Fifth Gear, Graham says, "If you think you want a Ferrari 458, think again!" Nice...
 
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