Ask THESE Germans Why Air Cooled Porsche Engines Are Music to the Ears
Forget Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms. Why? Air cooled Porsche engines sound even better - at least to those who find that deep rev and rumble more pleasing to the ears than just about any other sound (well, excluding the sound of frying bacon).
If you've been eyeballing classic Porsches - or storing one in your garage, barn, or dreams - the engine sound alone should be enough to nudge you toward starting that restoration you've been pondering.
A little motor music here for your listening enjoyment.
Listen to Three Glorious Minutes of Air-Cooled Porsche 911 Sounds
While the sound alone isn't worth the rapidly-rising cost of one these days, you have to admit the owners have a point—their cars do sound amazing. If you need any evidence of that, go ahead and spend the next few minutes watching the above video.
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With the sound off, it's a decent video of a guy driving his 911 around town. But with the sound on, you get three full minutes of air-cooled Porsche 911 exhaust note goodness.