Originally Posted by 2014 LAREDO
Any sound clip yet?
Although I really don't believe you can get a good V8 type rumble out of these v6's. But I'm hoping so.
No; sorry. I'll try to get my son to do that.
It definitely sounds like a V6 and NOT a V8.
In the summer of '03 I bought a new '04 Porsche Cayenne Turbo. I LOVED that 'car'; it was the finest vehicle I had ever owned, and with 1st-rear ratio of almost 5:1, a 2-speed t-case, a very versatile variable-ride-height air suspension, and an off-pavement package, it was HIGHLY effective off-pavement.
But it was quiet, sounding not at all like a high-performance 450HP V8. On each exhaust bank, it had a turbo and 2 cats. Both exhaust pipes dumped into a HUGE stainless-steel muffler behind the rear axle. So off to Mighty Muf'ler the Cayenne went, where, as a first attempt and to see and hear what the result would be, we removed the muffler and replaced it with a pair of straight pipes. (I have to get going very soon; will post pics this afternoon.) The result was the sounds of a high-performance V8 that made just enough noise to sound FABULOUS. My Cayenne was the envy of MANY Cayenne owners I ran into at the Porsche dealership and at Porsche Club meetings.
I just wish my JGC sounded like that, but it's a V6 and not a V8.