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      09-27-2013, 12:41 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by bavarian19
For the amount that BMW spends on marketing and creating 'edition' models that are just a special paint, is it that hard to create a well engineered exhaust note?

For example, why is it that the akra exhaust on the new M5 sounds great on its own without audio amplification? Its not the turbo/non-turbo debate with exhaust note. There can be a well designed exhaust note, but BMW cheats their way in delivering that.

It just leaves a bad taste in your mouth with how 'well' engineered everything is on the M models to them taking the easy way out.
This has nothing to do with exhaust note, just engine noise.

I don't mind this technology since it's the real live engine noises, just amplified.

Ask the M5/M6 owners. They don't mind and love how their cars sound.