Lotus Makes Your Hybrid Sound Mean

Lotus is jumping on the bandwagon of companies offering fake engine sounds for deadly silent hybrid cars. They seem to think they're the first people to address this issue, as there seem to be no essential differences in Lotus' system from the likes of what has already been proposed by Fisker. Basically, it's just a set of weatherproof speakers on the exterior of the car that make whatever tone of "vroom-vroom" or "whaa-whaa" you select, so that you won't mow down too many blind people. Check out the video demonstration after the jump. [via PaulTan]


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