As the Japanese plant and machinery fabricant and Porsche enthusiast Akihiro Hidaka disassembled his first Porsche, he arrived at the conclusion: 'the designer must have been from another planet' - as he said. But, as far as we know there are only terrestrial beings employed at the Porsche research and development centre at Weissach. Of course, it's true, they must be real experts to get hired there. Even motorcycle maker Harley Davidson is persuaded of these guys' skills and knocked at their door, as the management perceived that their engineers might be able to create a competitive engine but none that sounds at the same time as the Harley bikes' V2 engines have to sound. Thanks to the specialists of the Porsche engine sound lab, also today's most modern Harley Davidson cycles sound as expected.

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