On sound alone, the Murcielago is king

Discussion in 'Ferrari Discussion (not model specific)' started by Cavallini, Apr 28, 2004.

  1. Cavallini

    Cavallini Formula 3

    Nov 2, 2003
    After listening to the sounds on this link,
    I must say that the Murci with the Tubi exhaust is the most thrilling engine sound this side of CART/IRL. It's so pure and raw yet sharp and finely tuned.
    It reminds me of a mixture of Coltrane and Beethoven's Coriolanus overture.

    The 360 CS is a close second, but with four fewer cylinders it could not truly be considered competition. I would also add the Maser and the AM Vanquish to the close second list.

    I listened to the other cars on this site and nothing else compares to the F-cars. But again, the big Lambo is king. The 575 replacement, or even the GTC option, must step up to this plate.

    I have yet to hear a Tubi'd 512TR and would love to do so. Links anyone?

    Your thoughts......
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  3. bostonmini

    bostonmini Formula 3

    Nov 8, 2003
    scary how much i agree with your choices, each one was my top have good taste:) the other that sounds just vicious is of course, the 355 Tubi...again, less cylinders than a murci or vanquish, but comparable to the maser, which I love. But yes, in this case, the bull is king;)
  4. ryalex

    ryalex Two Time F1 World Champ
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    Aug 6, 2003
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    Ryan Alexander
    I prefer the pitch of the CS, but man, that Murci leaving 150ft of rubber in the 'launch at the track' (can't remember where I got it from...) video clip is incredible.

    Google around- there's a Japanese Tubi website with plenty of vid clips including some Tubi'ed TRs.
  5. Cavallini

    Cavallini Formula 3

    Nov 2, 2003
    I have that clip, filmed in Italy I think, or at least the language sounded Italian. Yes, the basso profundo is exquisite.
  6. Cavallini

    Cavallini Formula 3

    Nov 2, 2003
    If Ferrari uses that Maser engine in the next 8-cylinder, it should be glorious.
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  8. Art

    Art Formula Junior

    Mar 10, 2004
    Southern California
    I'd have to agree with you. The Murcielago has the nicest sounding engine i've ever heard in my life.
  9. Alex_V

    Alex_V F1 Rookie

    Apr 8, 2004
    Boulder, CO
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    Wouldnt that be cool to have those exahaust notes as an alarm clock or something? It would be a little thrilling but it would get my bloody pumping in the morning :)
  10. McLaren_boy

    McLaren_boy Formula Junior

    Nov 21, 2003
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    Wow, that sounds great...but I think there are better. The flat 12s in the Testarossas sound just wonderful, especially with proper exhausts. If you want to hear a bunch of different Ferraris,

    Some of the links aren't up right now, but there are still some cool vids. Hope that's not a repost...
  11. Robin

    Robin F1 Rookie

    Nov 1, 2003
    Arlington, VA
    What's the deal with that first link? Says I need a password to watch the videos. I'd like to see those because the only time I've seen a Murci at the track, it made absolutely no sound...

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  13. GDautosport

    GDautosport Formula Junior

    Nov 5, 2003
  14. amenasce

    amenasce Three Time F1 World Champ
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    Oct 17, 2001
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    Joe Mansion
    U need to hear an F50 with MS exhaust ...
  15. F1racer

    F1racer F1 Rookie

    Oct 5, 2003
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    The noise of that Murcielago with tubi is really something. It would scare little kids away for sure.
    I remember looking at a Best Motoring video, and there was an F50 with black wheels (with tubi) and in my opinion it was better than this. That F50 I`m talking sounded just like a Formula 1 car.
  16. Clax

    Clax Formula 3

    Oct 3, 2002
    I would enthusiastically agree! But, I might be biased considering I own a Murcielago with the Tubi system installed. ;)
  17. WJHMH

    WJHMH Two Time F1 World Champ
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    Sep 5, 2001
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    Hearing the sound of a 365 GTB/4 Daytona at the age of six is what started it all for me. It's still my most favorite Ferrari.
  18. Z06Kal

    Z06Kal Karting

    Nov 5, 2003
    The Carrera GT sounds absolutely electric to me.
  19. 575Mike

    575Mike Formula 3

    Mar 11, 2004
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    Ryan, do you or anyone here have the link(s) for Tubi sound files and/or Capristo? I'm thinking of getting an after market exhaust. Thanks.
  20. 134282

    134282 Four Time F1 World Champ

    Aug 3, 2002
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    Carbon McCoy
    Wow... There's restricted access to the moving Murcielago clip, but the idle & revving clip is awesome... It definitely has some bite to it... i'd love to hear it on the go... Especially from inside the cockpit...

    The 512TR sounds awesome and the F512M sounded pretty ridiculous, too... i couldn't hear the Lotus Elise clip; the video played, just not the sounds... The sound of Tubis on a TR is unforgettable, ESPECIALLY when you're riding inside the car (or driving:))...
  21. vraa

    vraa F1 Rookie
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    Oct 31, 2003
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    Mr. A
    You Ferrari lovers have it good. Now what do us Muscle guys have? ;)

    Theres just something about hearing an Italian car le'er rip and just take in all the harmonics of the beautiful sou.. no music!
  22. 575Mike

    575Mike Formula 3

    Mar 11, 2004
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    Old age is catching up with me ... I found the link.
  23. richard

    richard Formula 3

    Nov 3, 2003
    Los Angeles
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    Richard Thompson III
    I wholeheartedly disagree, the Carrera GT exhaust note is definitely the most thrilling thing I have ever heard short of F1.
  24. Brian C. Stradale

    Brian C. Stradale F1 Rookie
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    Mar 17, 2002
    Dallas, TX, USA
    Agreed... If an F1 sound is your thing, there is no closer street car than the Carrera GT... in fact, I think they succeeded in duplicating it... its an amazing sound.

    However, I prefer a more musical sound... more growl... more burble... more changes as you go through the RPM band... more character... so, its many of the old 60's Ferraris and (of course) the Stradale that appeal the most to my ears.
  25. scycle2020

    scycle2020 F1 Rookie

    Jan 26, 2004
    the tubi is a must onmurci... the stock exhaust doesnt sound so hot...i havent heard the carrera gt.. are there sound files somewhere?..the 996s sound the worst..the 993s sound better
  26. markr

    markr Karting

    Sep 15, 2003
    N. Virginia
    I really like the way the Murci sounds as well. My favorite Ferrari would have to be the F40 then the F50.

    However, my all time favorite has got to be the Zonda. The basy tone sounds like the 4 Horseman of the Apocalypse riding into battle.
  27. Cavallini

    Cavallini Formula 3

    Nov 2, 2003
    Just what I wanted to hear. Many thanks.
  28. Cavallini

    Cavallini Formula 3

    Nov 2, 2003
    It is grand, and it dusts everything short of an Enzo.

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