This Is What A V12 Should Sound LikeRaphael Orlove1/20/17 3:41pm16143EditPromoteGo to permalink Dear carmakers, I have listened to many of your latest and greatest twelve-cylinder engines. They are powerful. They are efficient. They do not sound like a V12 should. To set you back on the right path, please listen to the twelve-mouthed gulps of air this Toyota engine takes.