SoundRacer - Sports Car Engine Effects
What childish fool would want to make his Ford Escort sound like a Ferrari 512?
Calm down, I just wrote that as a red herring because my mama was looking over my shoulder and I didn't want her to suspect that I'm about to use her credit card to buy all 4 models of SoundRacer's sports car engine simulators. They plug into your car's cigarette lighter and sync with a staticky radio station and the engine's rpms to produce realistic V8, V10, V12, or V10J vroooOOOMMM!! sounds as you drive.
A sort of Turbospoke for grownups, SoundRacer has effects for accelerating, decelerating, shifting, cruising, and idling. Check out the videos to hear some of them in action. The SoundRacer V8 should appease muscle car fans, and replicates the growls of a Shelby Mustang. V10s are for exotics lovers, taking their sounds from the Lamborghini Gallardo. The SoundRacer V12 plays Ferrari 512 roars, and the V10J the high-tech sounds of a Lexus LFA.
SoundRacer installation requires 3 steps: 1) Plug the device into your car's 12V/cigarette lighter socket; 2) Find an unused FM frequency on the stereo and set the SoundRacer's display to the same (you can also connect to the radio's AUX input); 3) Start your engine and make a short rev to about 3000 rpm and back down. A series of 3 beeps will indicate the SoundRacer has successfully synced to your car's engine.