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      01-21-2011, 11:30 AM   #45
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wow, those nsx sounds amazing for a 6cyl.
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I must be in the minority because the Zonda R sounds ok, but not even close to the best. Too much generic noise.
ditto, zonda r doesn't sound that great to me. sound kinda broken like the straight pipe cgt. not the pleasant kind of sound for a street car. you gonna be deaf in no time.

i think for street car, stock LFA, stock cgt, 599 gto are best.
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sound OK. not big fan IMO.
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I am partial to the V10 sound for obvious reasons. I think the LFA is massively overpriced but there is no denying that it sounds amazing. And of course the Carrera GT sound is a classic.

For ultimate sound on a street car though I would have to say the Zonda F is right up there.

For ultimate sound on a race car (besides F1) I would have to go with the Aston Martin LMP or the Zonda R.

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for American sound, I like this one the most.
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But in the real world, you would have to go far to beat a K20 or a B18C6.
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sound OK. not big fan IMO.

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I am partial to the V10 sound for obvious reasons. I think the LFA is massively overpriced but there is no denying that it sounds amazing. And of course the Carrera GT sound is a classic.

For ultimate sound on a street car though I would have to say the Zonda F is right up there.

For ultimate sound on a race car (besides F1) I would have to go with the Aston Martin LMP or the Zonda R.

for race car, i haven't heard of anything that is better than this beast.
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As someone mentioned, exhaust sound is purely subjective. I think the Ford GT sounds like good old fashioned American muscle. The Lexus sounds like a tweaked sewing machine.

Maserati and Aston Martin have some of the best stock exhausts out there. Love that sound.
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I am partial to the V10 sound for obvious reasons. I think the LFA is massively overpriced but there is no denying that it sounds amazing. And of course the Carrera GT sound is a classic.
That is because you don't really understand exactly what has gone into the car. There is no other supercar that mixes up high-tech engineering, lightweight technology, pure driver oriented dynamics down to the stiffest carbon fiber chassis in the business and luxury all in one package like the LFA. It has no direct competitors since no other car has so many things in one car.

That F1 racing car deriver V10 alone has beat out all the European supercars for the "best engine of the year".

The sound of that V10 is pretty much one of the best in any mainstream supercar out today and there are very few who disagree. It is like complete orchestra symphony. Lexus/Yamaha wanted to make sure it is hair raising.

Only the people who actually have driven it and it has earned nothing, but rave reviews around the track outperforming most of the other cars in its price category or cheaper such as, the Ferrari 599 GTB with HGTE, LP570-4, ZR-1, Turbo S, GTR, SLS AMG etc. in direct comparisons.

From Evo UK ???

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There is nothing in the world like the Lexus LFA. It is more special and intriguing than the 458 and demonstrates an extraordinary level of passion and commitment. Bespoke and limited edition, it is also a genuine supercar that can scare the pants off you. This is mainly thanks to it's extraordinary 552bhp 4.8-litre V10 that does everything a Carrera GT's does and then goes completely mad as it closes in on 9500rpm. Its uncompromising ride adds to the challenge, and it was generally agreed that it would have been a bit of a handful up on the moors,
but we were beguiled. "It's a beautiful thing, all the details, and it has the integrity and functionality of a Lexus. Feels like a step up from everything else here," said Meaden. "Very, very special," said Metcalfe. Thank you, Lexus.

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"There is nothing out there that has felt this special since the Macca F1", says Chris Harris. "Too bad it has to go before it could be compared on the track with the best of the rest".

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      01-21-2011, 01:03 PM   #54
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LFA has the best sounding exhaust (stock or otherwise) period
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Why is it that whenever the LF-A is even mentioned, novel-length posts appear that defend it's stupidly expensive price tag? Nobody cares.
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^^there are lot of legit people that care/love this car.

this from evo/chris harris pretty much sum it up on the LFA. evo is a legit mag and chris harris even say nothing out there that feel special as the mclaren f1, except the LFA, not even 599 gto, carrera gt, enzo. so haters should stop complain about the price or 9 seconds straight line slip, aight? i will quote it again because i'm totally convinced after reading all the positive reviews.



"There is nothing in the world like the Lexus LFA. It is more special and intriguing than the 458 and demonstrates an extraordinary level of passion and commitment. Bespoke and limited edition, it is also a genuine supercar that can scare the pants off you. This is mainly thanks to it's extraordinary 552bhp 4.8-litre V10 that does everything a Carrera GT's does and then goes completely mad as it closes in on 9500rpm. Its uncompromising ride adds to the challenge, and it was generally agreed that it would have been a bit of a handful up on the moors,
but we were beguiled. "It's a beautiful thing, all the details, and it has the integrity and functionality of a Lexus. Feels like a step up from everything else here," said Meaden. "Very, very special," said Metcalfe. Thank you, Lexus.

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"There is nothing out there that has felt this special since the Macca F1", says Chris Harris. "Too bad it has to go before it could be compared on the track with the best of the rest".

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Thanks. Exactly.

All the open minded and true car enthusiasts appreciate a great car no matter where it comes from.

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^^there are lot of legit people that care/love this car.

this from evo/chris harris pretty much sum it up on the LFA. evo is a legit mag and chris harris even say nothing out there that feel special as the mclaren f1, except the LFA, not even 599 gto, carrera gt, enzo. so haters should stop complain about the price or 9 seconds straight line slip, aight? i will quote it again because i'm totally convinced after reading all the positive reviews.



"There is nothing in the world like the Lexus LFA. It is more special and intriguing than the 458 and demonstrates an extraordinary level of passion and commitment. Bespoke and limited edition, it is also a genuine supercar that can scare the pants off you. This is mainly thanks to it's extraordinary 552bhp 4.8-litre V10 that does everything a Carrera GT's does and then goes completely mad as it closes in on 9500rpm. Its uncompromising ride adds to the challenge, and it was generally agreed that it would have been a bit of a handful up on the moors,
but we were beguiled. "It's a beautiful thing, all the details, and it has the integrity and functionality of a Lexus. Feels like a step up from everything else here," said Meaden. "Very, very special," said Metcalfe. Thank you, Lexus.

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"There is nothing out there that has felt this special since the Macca F1", says Chris Harris. "Too bad it has to go before it could be compared on the track with the best of the rest".
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I love the LFA. Wish it wasn't so expensive but then it wouldn't be so special....
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Sure you're not confusing the sound of straight gears with the sound of the exhaust? The mechanical bee noise is typically associated with that, not N/A V12s.

Definitely not mixing it up with straight cut gears brah.
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Why is it that whenever the LF-A is even mentioned, novel-length posts appear that defend it's stupidly expensive price tag? Nobody cares.
So true lol. I've actually grown to really like that car, but the pricetag is still ridiculous.
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Apparently very, very subjective.
A K20 Si starts at $21,000. This is real, NA performance from a universally acclaimed, robust (and soulful) engine at not very much money. If you have a car that you feel is just as good or even gets close at that bracket, show it.

About the B18, i can only imagine that you dont know much of it. It is a legendary engine and a true bargain. Each engine was hand finished by only the best Honda technicians before it went into the DC2 Integra Type-R.

All this is before you tune them.

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Apparently, to the 500 actual buyers dishing out the cash the LFAs, it is not. Like economics say "consumer will pay what the market will bare". It is no one's business, but the buyers spending the cash that determine "fair market price".

I have never heard anyone here calling a $1.1 million dollar Zonda R, $1 million dollar carbon fiber Enzo Ferrari, $1.1 Million Veyron, $440,000 Ferrari 599 GTB HGTE or a $500 carbon fiber Porsche Carrera GT overpriced.

Yet, despite all the expensive engineering innovations (including new patents for technologies such as, inventing a complete new process to weave carbon fiber and machines that will be used to mass produce carbon fiber), capabilities, accolades and every luxury imaginable standard, a $375,000 Lexus LFA that is completely bespoke and shares nothing with anything else is singled out as "overpriced".

That is where the double-standards come into play that I am talking about and would have still been deemed overprice even if it was priced at $170,000 since it still would be challenging the status quo and Lexus should not be doing that.

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So true lol. I've actually grown to really like that car, but the pricetag is still ridiculous.
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Ford GT sounds like trash? WTF?

Here's that TT GT on the 1/4 mile.


And this one


And if you wanna talk V12s....

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Definitely not mixing it up with straight cut gears brah.
So you're telling me the DBS earlier sounds like angry bees?
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A K20 Si starts at $21,000. This is real, NA performance from a universally acclaimed, robust (and soulful) engine at not very much money. If you have a car that you feel is just as good or even gets close at that bracket, show it.

About the B18, i can only imagine that you dont know much of it. It is a legendary engine and a true bargain. Each engine was hand finished by only the best Honda technicians before it went into the DC2 Integra Type-R.

All this is before you tune them.

so your backing up your opinion on a car sounding good by saying it is cheap...
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