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Introducing 2012 Fisker Karma Hybrid Luxury Sport Car

This is a very unique car, with a most unique engine sound. We recorded in Gas Mode first, onboard only, “highway traveling to recording location” This part has the sound of the smooth gas engine, with accelerates, constant driving, and stops on signs.

Channel Layout here is: A1 Muffler, A2 Rear Tire, A3 Trunk, A4 Rear Speaker , A5 Engine

After that we recorded the car in Electric Mode with onboard and exterior POVs

The exterior layout consisted on 4 mics:
#1 center mic Start Away (in front of the car) and Up Stop (at the back of the car)
#2 center mic Start Away (at the back of the car) and Up Stop (in front of the car)
#3 west side turning position
#4 east side turning position

Basic maneuvers covered for mic #1 and #2 are Start-Away, Pass By x2, Up-Stop @ speeds 7mph, 12mph, 20 mph, 30 mph, 40mph, and 55 mph. Also did specific hard reverse and forward fast take offs.

Mics #3 and #4 on the corners have other moves like U-turns, Up Stop Idle, Aways

The Onboard Layout for the electric mode recordings is:

A1 Sanken Cub-01 muffler (near muffler on gas test drive, attached to muffler during electric drive)
A2 Sanken Cub-01 passenger side rear tire pov
A3 Sanken Cub-01 inside the rear external speaker compartment
A4 AKG C-4000B attached to rear external speaker compartment
A5 Sennheiser Boundary Mic on floor of passenger front seat
A6 Sure SM44 inside engine compartment
ZOOM H4N back seat for int POV

More than 120 sound effects of this unique and luxury car with full maneuvers coverage.

Number of Files:
123 High Quality WAVS
Size Unpacked: 8.7 GB
Sample Rate: 192kHz-96kHz/24bit
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