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I want to straight pipe my car so I can have a loud exhaust when I drive hard and also backfires. I don't want to be an asshole though and wake up everybody in my neighborhood. I also still want to be able to daily the car, so I'm thinking about adding a nice silencer to it somehow.
I've seen people with some kind of butterfly valve in their exhaust, but it seems like that would just create a ton of backpressure.
Is there a way to have an exhaust that can backfire and really scream at high RPMs, but still be quiet when driven normally and not give horrible drone?
Also, it's a N/A i6, so it should sound good, but it would be deafening.
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Aston Martin is making an even better car than the One:1?
1000hp, 1000kg weight, enough downforce to pull 4 lateral Gs, the same as an F1 car, naturally aspirated V12, 2 seater with fighter-jet style tandem seating.
150 made at $4 million each. Aston Martin sure is making crazy hypercars lately, even if they're normal models suck.
Basically what you'd make as an LMP car if you didn't have to abide by silly rules, plus a second seat.
Are we reaching a point where lap times don't matter?
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It used to be that top speed was the thing. After the Veyron and maybe the Venom, that's not really the point anymore. Now it's all about lap times...
Aren't we reaching a point where we can finally admit lap times don't represent the worth of a car? Mustangs and Corvettes are now setting times that used to only be set by the top supercars.
An F40 can't beat a Camaro around aro track anymore, but we can all agree it's a 'better' car.
All arguments are boiling down to less than a second set by a superhuman racing driver...
Anyway, TL;DR: What's the next thing? In the early years it was design, then speed/racing, then top speed, now tracks... What will we go for next? How much longer can we push? There's no way you can ever physically lap the Hamburgerking at 4 minutes, is there? Or will we push until Miatas do under a minute at Spa or something?