Whether it’s an El Camino or a dragster, no two cars sound alike. And if you’re a sound designer building up your arsenal of recordings, the chance to record new cars is one you take every time. Seemingly every pro has stories of getting up close and personal with the coolest cars around.
From squealing tires to the churning rumble of a Chevelle, here’s what they heard:
And what they saw:
And student Brandon Reader even captured some video, which is like pictures that move (trust us, we’re a film school):