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Author Topic: Rivian's electric delivery van for Amazon "heard" in the wild  (Read 765 times)
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« on: January 13, 2021, 08:57:44 AM »

The noise this thing is making is, to put it bluntly, ridiculous.


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« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2021, 11:12:16 AM »

People are used to vehicles making a certain amount of engine and mechanical noise, so why not put the ordinary noise from a delivery truck in it?
If I ever get an electric vehicle, it will have a 16CSVT engine sound; a glorious symphony of 16 cylinders and 4 separate turbo-chargers. (All mostly gone now)

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