Car sound effects and recordings
Regular everyday cars are part of any working sound designer’s toolbox. Vehicles with some character but nothing that calls too much attention to itself. This 1990 Chevrolet Berretta is one of those cars:
It’s got a little oomph when the engine revs up and still maintains presence at low speeds. It works great for taxi cabs, police cruisers or regular sedans.
This collection will give you a proper amount of coverage at a variety of speeds including by’s, start & aways, up & stops, 3 point turns, onboards (engine/tailpipe) as well as some character doors (interior and exterior), and switches.
This is a modern and unique library of a Chevrolet Camaro 2000 Z28, 5.7 litre LS1 V8 engine with a loud and throaty 3.5 inch MagnaFlow exhaust. It includes exterior (both engine and exhaust mics) and interior stereo perspectives, plus Foley. Note that the 4-track files are not quad recordings, but intended to be separated into two different monos and a stereo. Enjoy!
All files are recorded 24bit, 96 kHz, with Rode NTG1 and Shure VP88 microphones. Library contains wav files of driving, interior and exterior foley, mechanical and electrical sounds.
‘Cityscapes and street’ is a collection of different atmospheres, recorded in Sofia, Bulgaria. Inside you will find various cityscapes from hectic street traffic through city parks, subway stations, pedestrian zones to quiet morning urban sounds. This package covers various city states and is an excellent choice for filling your library or using it in a project where urban environment is necessary. Enjoy the varied sounds of the city.
Classic Car Pass Bys consists of 231 beautifully recorded and edited sounds, tagged with rich metadata. From Jaguar E-Types and Ford Mustangs, to Triumph Spitfires, Ferrari 250s and more.
Classic vehicles is a jam packed high-quality classic vehicle sound library filled with fantastic engine starts, engine revs, engine idles, door opening/closing, kick starts and much much more! Recorded at 24 bit/192 kHz you’ll be able to pitch/bend these sounds to your hearts desire to create some truly monstrous sounds! The vehicles in this library are: a custom 1930 Ford Model A with a V8 flathead engine & a 1967 Triumph Bonneville. Let this pack be a small but powerful addition to your sound FX library.
Recording of a Chevrolet 2004 Corvette C5 with a 5.7L LS6 V8, super charged 1100hp engine modified with 3” straight pipes.
The American Chevrolet 2004 Corvette C5 sound bundle includes 170 clips in 12.05 gigabytes of audio. It features the sound of a 5.7L LS6 V8, 8 cylinder, super charged 1100hp engine modified with 3” straight pipes.
A total of 10 synchronized takes feature both onboard and exterior perspectives. 10 onboard perspectives showcase recordings from the engine, exhaust, and interior as the muscle car drives with ramps, steady RPMs, and gearshifts. The 7 exterior perspectives depict departing, arriving, and passing by at slow, medium, and fast speeds as well as idles, start ups, and shut downs.
The package also includes three custom mixes of the onboard perspectives, Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, professional embedded metadata, and metadata keyword translations in 7 languages.
Recording of a Chevrolet Corvette C6 Z06 with a modified V8 7 litre engine with long tube headers, 3 inch straight pipes and a ProCharger.
The Chevrolet Corvette C6 Z06 sound collection features a 2009 version of the American car in 166 clips and 13.05 gigabytes of audio. It includes field recordings of its modified V8 7 litre engine with long tube headers, 3 inch straight pipes and a ProCharger.
The sound library includes a total of 26 synchronized channels from both onboard and exterior perspectives. The onboard takes include interior, engine, and exhaust recordings as the car drives at steady RPMs, with ramps, and shifting gears. 7 exterior perspectives share driving at fast, medium, and slow speeds as the car departs, arrives, reverses, and passes by.
Also included in the package are Reaper and Pro Tools mixing sessions, custom stereo mixes of the onboard perspectives, detailed metadata embedded in each clip, and metadata keyword import files in 7 languages.
Recording of a Corvette C7 Z06 from 2016 with a 6.2 L LT4 supercharged V8 engine and a Borla exhaust.
The Chevrolet Corvette C7 Z06 sound library collects 179 clips in 13.95 gigabytes of audio. It features the sound of an American 2016 version of the car with a 6.2 L LT4 supercharged V8 engine with a Borla exhaust.
The field recordings share 10 synchronized takes of onboard and exterior driving. The 10 onboard perspectives provide recordings from the engine, interior, and exhaust as the car drives at steady RPMs, gearshifts, and ramps. The 7 exterior perspectives include microphones from four positions that showcase driving from slow to fast speeds with departures, arrivals, passes, as well as starting and stopping and idles.
The package includes Soundminer, BWAV, and MacOS Finder metadata, custom mixes of the onboard perspectives, Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, and metadata translation import files in 7 languages.
CROWDS in TOKYO features Japanese crowds (walla) from authentic izakaya bars, cafes, train stations, and shopping streets, fish market streets and more.
And STREETS in TOKYO features busy traffics on highways, main streets, and distant traffic from alleys and city rumble and more.
4-channel recording of an old Dacia 1310 driving in the city and on motorway, recorded with 2 DPA 4061 mics (one on the engine and the other on the exhaust) plus a Sony PCM D100 in the boot. These sounds can be used to portray this specific model, but also as sound design material for old carburetor engine vehicles or rickety rattletraps.
Dacia Sandero II 1.0 SCe sound library features 65 high-quality files recorded with multi-mic setup. Engine was recorded in sync with interior cabin ambient, and you can expect different styles of driving. From casual city driving, through accelerations on a highway up to rpm ramps and constant rpm loops for game audio. In addition to designed sounds, you’ll find raw recordings for each perspective (engine, air intake, exhaust).
An in-depth recording of a Dodge Challenger 426 Hemi from 1970. This engine is the all-time most-famous American V8.
It is a 426 cubic inch engine with hemispherical combustion chambers and it is rated 425 horsepower from the factory.
The recording consists of eight onboard channels, intake, two engine, three exhaust and interior, and eight exterior channels.
It contains startups, shutdowns, idle, driving at different speeds, accelerations and decelerations, kickdowns, burnouts, aways, approaches, stops, passbys, foley and much more. Total recording time is 25min 58s.
Recording of a Dodge Challenger Hellcat from 2015 with a supercharged V8 6.2 Hemi engine with 707 horsepower and 650 lb/ft of torque.
The Dodge Challenger Hellcat sound fx collection features 196 clips in 15.08 gigabytes of audio from a 2015 version of this American sports car. It depicts the sound of its supercharged V8 6.2 Hemi engine with 707 horsepower and 650 lb/ft of torque.
A total of 12 synchronized takes share exterior and onboard field recordings. The 7 exterior perspectives captured driving from slow to fast speed as the muscle car departs, passes by, and arrives, as well as starts and shuts off, idles, and more. The 10 onboard takes arrange microphones in the cabin, the engine, and at the exhaust as the car drives with steady RPMs, ramps, and gearshifts. Three bonus custom stereo mixes are also available of the onboard perspectives.
The bundle includes Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions and 18 fields of Soundminer metadata, plus BWAV metadata and MacOS Finder comments embedded in every clip.
The Dodge Challenger R/T sound library includes 25 takes from a 1971 American muscle car. This classic vehicle features a 500+ hp V8 440 c.i. engine with Edelbrock Performer heads, Hooker headers and Magnaflow X-pipe system, and a 3 gear automatic transmission. There are 434 clips in 15.27 gigabytes.
10 exterior perspectives (22 channels) depict the car passing, approaching, and departing at four locations and multiple distances. The 10 onboard perspectives (11 channels) include driving at slow, medium, and fast speeds from the engine, exhaust, and interior. The car is driven with gearshifts, steadies, and ramps. The collection also gathers idles, blips, horns, and various sound fx. Every clip is synchronized across all perspectives and comes with 18+ fields of Soundminer, BWAV, and MacOS spotlight metadata.
Recording of a 2015 Dodge Challenger Shaker SRT8 with a 6.2 liter V8 Hemi gas engine modified with a performance exhaust.
The Dodge Challenger Shaker SRT8 sound bundle includes 171 clips in 15.77 gigabytes of audio. It provides a complete range of driving sounds from a 2015 version of the sports car with 6.2 liter V8 Hemi gas engine modified with a performance exhaust.
A total of 10 takes share both onboard and exterior field recordings of driving. The 10 onboard perspectives record driving with gearshifts, ramps, and steady RPMs with microphones at the exhaust, engine, and in the interior. 7 exterior microphones located in 4 positions document driving from slow to fast speeds as the pony car arrives, departs, and passes by.
Every clip is embedded with professional metadata. The library includes Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, 3 stereo mixes of the onboard tracks, and metadata translations in 7 languages.
Recording of an American Dodge Viper GTS from 2014 with a 8.4 litre naturally aspirated v10 engine modified with long tube headers, Cat delete, and a strait stainless steal exhaust.
The American Dodge Viper GTS sound library includes 165 sound clips in 13.04 gigabytes of audio. It features the sound of a 8.4 litre naturally aspirated v10 engine modified with long tube headers, Cat delete, and a strait stainless steel exhaust from a 2014 version of the car.
10 synchronized takes combine to depict both onboard and exterior perspectives. 10 onboard perspectives share driving with gearshifts, ramps, and steady RPMs from the exhaust, engine, and interior. The 7 exterior perspectives present departing, passing, and arriving at fast, medium, and slow speeds.
The sound library downloads with Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, 3 stereo renders of the onboard recordings, text files of translated search keywords in 7 languages, ready for import into your favourite metadata app, and embedded metadata in every clip.
This is a recording of the unmistakeable 1943 military Dodge pickup with its six cylinder and 72 horsepower engine. This eight-minute recording consists of engine starts, idling, revving, and engine stops, a stereo drive-by and driving at various speeds and on different road surfaces. In this sound pack you get four channels: left and right interior, engine and exhaust for detailed recordings of this WWII treasure.
Get the drifting, breaking, screaming, skidding and acceleration sounds of a race car – from both interior and exterior perspectives.
Features the roaring engines of a Nissan 240SFX s13 and the BMW E46 giving it everything they've got on a racetrack. Includes microphone positions such as cabin, body, exhaust and engine, and also includes selected ambiences from the race track, captured at a distance. Includes nearly 3.5 hours of recordings.
Get the sounds of crazy accelerations, drifting, wild breaking, screechy tires and more – captured from several different perspectives on a race track.
Drive My Car is a collection of 56 sound files from 9 different vehicles. From sport cars to electric compact cars you will certainly find one that will match. All of those sounds are in ambisonic B-format. Get ready for an an immersive vehicle passenger compartment sound collection.
Here are diffused soundscapes of one of the largest and fastest-growing city on the planet: Dubai. The traffic and activity level is constant in this metropolis.
There are ambiences recorded at ground floor, and traffic tones recorded from high-rise buildings, at the 38th floor, from indoor and outdoor. One bonus included: a Bangkok traffic ambience from 25th floor.
Electric Vehicle is a special library that showcases a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle). For this release I wanted to focus on the EV mode of this vehicle even though it has a measly 45km of electric battery range! But no worries! Now you can drive endlessly on battery-power with “Electric Vehicle” by Sounds of Norway!
Looking for electric car sounds? This library delivers 111 files / 123 minutes of 96k recordings in mono and stereo of the Renault Fluence Dynamique electric vehicle.
The Reanult Fluence was one of the first medium sized electric vehicles in Europe, originally produced in 2012. The car is based on the Renault Megane conventional vehicle.
In these recordings, we have recorded the engine with contact mics, capturing the raw sound of the otherwise very quiet electric engine.
We also have a lot of tire sounds on different surfaces, gravel, asphalt and rumble strips on the highway, as well as passby sounds.
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