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Old 01-05-2009, 10:53 AM   #34 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Formula413 View Post
Another thing about engine noise: I definitely like to be able to hear what the engine is doing when driving a car with a manual transmission, it's easier than watching the tach for shifting and rev matching.
I can hear the electric motor in the ForkenSwift, once it gets over about 1000 RPM, roughly (the sound of the brushes and internal shaft fan). But not with the radio on. Oh wait... it has no radio.

Driving a quiet vehicle is an unexpected pleasure - one of my favourite things about it. Though I do need to install a bicycle bell for pedestrians in parking lots.
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