After all the Teutonic sports car maker knows the problems of the Americans very well. Because engine noise is a delicate issue with Porsche cars as well. As Stuttgart changed to water cooled motors, the purists bashed it for the cooling fluid which muffles the typical roaring of the boxer engines. With the generation 997, the latest 911 model, Stuttgart not only reverts to the classic round-eyed face but also provides a real goody on the Carrera S. By means of a Helmholtz Resonator named device, integrated in the air filter box, the engine produces much of the old day's hoarse roaring, as we also found it confirmed in Swiss and German motoring mags.

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