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      09-23-2011, 02:11 PM   #67
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If they get the sound right than I see this as an absolute marvel. You could enjoy the "exhaust and engine note" nice and loud in the car where you want to hear it without bothering cops and people on the outside.
so whats next then, tell the Harley guys and gals they'll need to plug in their headphones if they want their engines to sound loud to them?
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      09-23-2011, 06:44 PM   #68
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What the hell man. This just ruined this car for me.
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      09-23-2011, 08:27 PM   #69
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You'll be able to download the techno version soon.
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      09-23-2011, 11:27 PM   #70
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When tracking during sports plus, you feel engaged to the car without having to hear much about the Ferrari that is chasing your backside. Just you and the engine revs.
I just had to jump in here. When tracking you'll have your windows down, and I guarantee you won't be hearing the internal soundtrack...I do somewhat mourn the fact that the F10 is so quiet that BMW felt the need to create the sound internally. I guess I may end up owning my E90 M3 for longer than I thought, the real sounds are one of the reasons I own the car.
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      09-24-2011, 12:35 AM   #71
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You'll be able to download the techno version soon.
... and E60 M5 V10 (and more coming soon)
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      09-24-2011, 02:02 AM   #72
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I actually think this has the potential to be really cool. Gotta try it out of course, but I'm not gonna be quick to bash it
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      09-24-2011, 03:08 AM   #73
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...this is the slow and steady introduction of artificial auto "noise" as we get loser and closer to an all electric vehicles with no burbles we love
The old frog into boiling water trick.......rather than throw it in when its hot, slowly bring up the temp so he doesn't know what is happening till its too late.......slowly ruin the driving experience and neuter the soul of the car so no one really picks up on it.

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      09-24-2011, 03:25 AM   #74
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Very impressive

I'm pleased that active sound, like the introduction of the turbos, allows the driver to have the best of both worlds and therefore an unbelievably versatile car delivering more complete ownership experience. This is exactly the kind of innovation that makes me love bimmers.
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      09-24-2011, 03:43 AM   #75
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It's a M car, yet a luxury sedan.

Thus the M Engineers had that in mind to block out unnecessary noise from outside (approximately those that are of 85db and below) and give you the purest sound of your engine. By sound proofing your cabin, your family can still ride and chat in comfort during road trips.

When tracking during sports plus, you feel engaged to the car without having to hear much about the Ferrari that is chasing your backside. Just you and the engine revs.

It's my 2 cents worth, but one thing for sure. I feel that the M Engineers have done a fantastic job.
Its called rollling down your windows if you want hear "the good shit". Stop making excuses for bad marketing decisions. I bet you think fake breasts are just as good as real ones (fake DDs can't compare real DDs)?
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      09-24-2011, 04:48 AM   #76
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      09-24-2011, 06:13 AM   #77
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Its called rollling down your windows if you want hear "the good shit". Stop making excuses for bad marketing decisions. I bet you think fake breasts are just as good as real ones (fake DDs can't compare real DDs)?
Lolz, dude, try staying in a country with 32 degrees Celsius Summer all day, everyday.

I rather stay comfortable with the aircon blasting in my face. Only at night will I enjoy "the good shit" with the windows down.

Anyways, I was just giving the M Engineers some credit for their hard work. It's really amazing when fan boys just love to complain all day but not realize how hard it is to design a car for majority to love.

Gosh..
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      09-24-2011, 06:24 AM   #78
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Its called rollling down your windows if you want hear "the good shit". Stop making excuses for bad marketing decisions. I bet you think fake breasts are just as good as real ones (fake DDs can't compare real DDs)?
Better well designed fake boobies than a 'you cannot defy gravity' set of teabags.
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      09-24-2011, 08:31 AM   #79
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its like the GTi's who have a pipe from the engine to the cabin so you hear the engine more, and amplifies the sound.
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      09-24-2011, 10:22 AM   #80
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I wonder what those few that are supportive of this gimmickery would have said if this was done on a GT-R, or an IS-F. My guess is that most of them would've bashed it for being the proof that Nissan/Toyota could never make a real performance car, or being "video game super cars", or something to that effect.

Just keep in mind, that the only thing that allows BMW to put this sorts of fakery in their cars is the fact that there are people that support it. So if you think this is a cool idea, be proud that you are shaping the future of the M.

If I cared enough about the M brand, I would start an internet petition to make sure they do a proper job tuning their exhaust and drop this BS on at least the US model.
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      09-24-2011, 11:20 AM   #82
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Can't wait for Skrillex to make a dubstep remix of the V8TT and BMW markets it as the Competition Package.
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      09-24-2011, 02:02 PM   #83
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I will judge once I test the car. It does sound gimmicky on its face, but maybe it will be implemented well. Only time will tell....


....but a gimmicky "active sound" feature won't turn me off to an otherwise brilliant car.
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Hey, dvdinmotion or somebody, I want my 520d to sound like a M5!!!
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      09-24-2011, 03:21 PM   #85
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retarded....absolutely retarded....... whats next.... fart noises from the stereo if you try to mess with traction control?????
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retarded....absolutely retarded....... whats next.... fart noises from the stereo if you try to mess with traction control?????

Maybe a aus-fart noise when you reach your exit
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Lolz, dude, try staying in a country with 32 degrees Celsius Summer all day, everyday.

I rather stay comfortable with the aircon blasting in my face. Only at night will I enjoy "the good shit" with the windows down.

Anyways, I was just giving the M Engineers some credit for their hard work. It's really amazing when fan boys just love to complain all day but not realize how hard it is to design a car for majority to love.

Gosh..
By defending an idiotic idea like this, you come across as more of a 'fan-boy' than most of the people on this forum. There are plenty of legitimate complaints being voiced, but instead you choose to label everyone else.

As some of the others have said, unless you are literally blasting heavy metal music, you should be able to hear the engine with the windows up. A fake engine soundtrack is exactly what automotive enthusiasts dread. If I wanted to listen to an audio recording, I could just open youtube and pop my headphones on!

If this becomes a 'trend' in the future, then I will have my car remapped with a Carrera GT engine and exhaust sound. If you're going to listen to fake crap, it might as well be good fake crap.
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      09-25-2011, 04:20 AM   #88
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Man. I can already do this in the 335is. volume about 50% but doing 100+ it gets as loud as 100% volume lol.
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