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The manual states (per US federal law) that the Taycan plays an "E Sound" externally at low speeds, so pedestrians are made more aware that a vehicle is present. Does anyone know what this sounds like?

Note that it's not the same thing as the optional "electronic sport sound", and I haven't seen any other mention of it yet in reviews or videos.
 

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IIRC, The federal law has not yet taken effect in the US. From WIki

"The regulation requires full compliance in September 2020, but 50% of "quiet" vehicles must have the warning sounds by September 2019."he

They may have already put in it. @louv does your car have this pedestrian noise?
 
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thanks. Looks like that is Europe which has already implemented rules. my guess is that it was also implemented in the US even though it is not yet required just to save the trouble.
 

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IIRC, The federal law has not yet taken effect in the US. From WIki

"The regulation requires full compliance in September 2020, but 50% of "quiet" vehicles must have the warning sounds by September 2019."he

They may have already put in it. @louv does your car have this pedestrian noise?
Yes, my car definitely makes sound outside. It’s kind of a cool sound. Not overly loud. You can only hear it with the windows down... or when the valet is driving away in your car.
 
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Yes, my car definitely makes sound outside. It’s kind of a cool sound. Not overly loud. You can only hear it with the windows down... or when the valet is driving away in your car.
Thank you @louv and @Fitzban! It's funny, it sounds kind of like the electronic sports sound (that you have to option to hear on the inside). I like that sound a lot but I bet it generates the occasional weird look in the city when you're zooming around in your spaceship car. :)
 

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From Turbo.fr this morning

La célèbre marque de Stuttgart travaille sur la sonorité de sa nouvelle berline 100% électrique. Pour cela Porsche a investi dans l'entreprise DSP Concepts.

La Porsche Taycan va faire du bruit ! Outre celui qu'elle a fait dans les médias automobiles lors de son arrivée sur le marché, elle va bientôt ronronner en roulant. Porsche s'est associé à DSP Concepts, une entreprise spécialisée dans le développement de signaux audio basée dans la Silicon Valley.

Dans un communiqué, le constructeur automobile allemand a révélé qu'il avait investi 14,5 millions de dollars dans l'entreprise. Les autres sociétés qui ont investi dans DSP Concepts sont BMW iVentures, Innovation Growth Ventures/Sony Innovation Fund et MediaTek Ventures.


DSP Concepts offre une plate-forme de développement audio avancée baptisée Audio Weaver qui fournit un logiciel pour le développement d'algorithmes audio en interne. Pour Porsche, les technologies de DSP Concepts devraient permettre de régler le son de la berline 100% électrique de la marque : la Taycan.

The famous brand from Stuttgart is working on the sound of its new 100% electric sedan. For this, Porsche has invested in the company DSP Concepts.

The Porsche Taycan will make noise! Besides the one she did in the automotive media when she arrived on the market, she will soon purr while driving. Porsche has partnered with DSP Concepts, a company specializing in the development of audio signals based in Silicon Valley.

In a statement, the German automaker said it had invested $ 14.5 million in the business. Other companies that have invested in DSP Concepts are BMW iVentures, Innovation Growth Ventures / Sony Innovation Fund and MediaTek Ventures.

DSP Concepts offers an advanced audio development platform called Audio Weaver which provides software for developing internal audio algorithms. For Porsche, DSP Concepts' technologies should make it possible to adjust the sound of the brand's 100% electric sedan: the Taycan.
 

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