Here's something I've been pondering on (no not the toilet!). In a thread regarding Aussie V8 supercars someone mentioned you can 't beat the sound of a V8. I wholeheartedly agree (unless it's a howling V12).
Now, whilst some of our little cars can give out a satisfying whine from smoothly meshing gears and balanced motor, we don't have a more guttural aural (I said AURAL!) satisfaction.
I wonder, given todays technology and gadgets etc. can we not have some way of relating the sound of blood-curdling race engines link to our little cars? I'm thinking along the lines of how it's done in video games - the sound is linked to throttle position. Not only that, but have the engine note go up and down the gearbox and remain steady depending on what you're doing with the car on the track.
No doubt this may be ridiculed and I think it's somewhat of a pipe-dream myself, but seeing as plenty of slot jockeys go to the trouble of building layouts with full and interesting scenery, the "proper" engine sounds may add that extra little bit.
Just think, another rotary control on your throttle with positions marked V8, V10, V12, Street, Race, Misfire, Dropped Valve.... oh the possibilities
Opinions please as always.