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The Ten Best-Sounding Race Cars Of All Time

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If you get a chance to hear any of these ten racers in action, make that trip happen!

10.) Lexus LFA SP8

The Lexus LFA is the best sounding road car of the last decade, and turning it into a race car only made its V10 scream louder.


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9.) Porsche 917K

The 917 Kurzheck and its 600+ horsepower flat-12. It's the Carrera GT of racing Porsches.


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8.) Corvette C7R

The fastest moving thunderstorms at Le Mans...

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7.) Audi Quattro S1

All Group B rally cars sound insane, but there's something magical about that five-cylinder turbo.


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6.) Saleen S7-R

The dirtiest Ford sound ever.

Suggested By: Michael Ballaban

5.) Mercedes-Benz W25

If anybody asks what a supercharged straight-8 sounds like, here's the answer. Like nothing else.


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4.) Ferrari 412T2

If there's only Ferrari V12 I could listen to, it would probably be this one, but feel free to disagree and go for a V10 from the 2004 F1 season, I'm more then fine with that too.


Suggested By: PeteRR

3.) Matra MS670

It's 3 liters of heroin for your ears.


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2.) McLaren M8F

Most of the credit goes to Chevy for making such a badass Big Block. My hearing suffered temporary damage at Goodwood when these started spitting flames.


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1.) Mazda 787B

No other race car can wake up the dead. Still unconvinced? Imagine yourself standing there.


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