Car sound effects and recordings
Mazda Miata MX5 NBFL 1.6 Stock sound library features 149 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 (3 engine microphones, air intake, 2 exhaust microphones). Additionally, this library features 30 files with exterior recordings (passes, manoeuvres, approaches, engine start and such) and 22 foley files with recordings of doors, trunk, hood, and interior SFX.
Recording of a Japanese Mazda RX-7 from 1990 with a 2-rotor, twin turbo 13B bridgeport Wankel rotary engine.
The Mazda RX-7 sound fx collection bundles 208 clips in 17.83 gigabytes of audio. It showcases the sound of a 1990 version of the Japanese car with its 2-rotor, twin turbo 13B bridgeport Wankel rotary engine.
The collection includes 12 synchronized takes from both onboard and exterior perspectives. The 12 onboard perspectives mount microphones at the exhaust, in the engine, and inside the cabin to depict driving with steady RPMs, ramps, and gearshifts. The 7 exterior perspectives arrange microphones at 4 perspectives around the track to document departures, arrivals, and passes by at slow, medium, and fast speeds. Also included are bonus drifting takes, as well as custom mixes of the onboard perspectives.
The package includes Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, as well as full professional Soundminer, BWAV, and MacOS Finder metadata.
Recording of a McLaren 570S from 2016 with a V8 biturbo rear mid-engine with rear wheel drive and a 7-speed clutch.
The McLaren 570S sound effects collection gathers 235 clips in 19.73 gigabytes of audio. It features the sound of the 2016 model of the British sports car and its 8-cylinder biturbo and rear mid-engine with rear wheel drive and a 7-speed clutch.
A total of 12 synchronized takes showcase 11 onboard and 8 exterior perspectives. The exterior microphones capture driving at slow, medium, and fast speeds while the car departs, arrives, passes, as well as idles and starts and stops. The onboard microphones present driving at steady RPMs, with gearshifts, and with ramps from the interior, engine, and exhaust, with ready-to-use mixes of each perspective.
The collection includes Reaper and Pro Tools mixing sessions, full professional metadata embedded in every clip, and metadata import files for 7 languages.
Recorded for a short film on a rainy day in Copenhagen, this is a 1985 Mercedes 200e 4 Cylinder sedan (previously advertised as 6 cylinder, but thanks to a fellow sound recordist my error has been corrected). There are a hand full of 5/6 minute takes with onboard engine sounds. Ignition starts, stops, different engine revs, interior driving ambiences with light rain, pass bys, a couple of horn honk doppler pass bys, pass bys at different speeds, and extensive seat creaks and squeaks, along with basic doors, idols etc. Also included is two inpulse responses with 3 passengers and 0 passengers for you to load into your IR plug-in. Take a look at the metadata sheet for more info. If you have special inquiries, please send me an email first at firstname.lastname@example.org
Recording of a 2009 German Mercedes AMG C 63 with an m156, 6.2 litre, V8 gas engine with performance exhaust.
The German 2009 Mercedes AMG C63 sound bundle gathers 241 sound clips in 24.37 gigabytes of audio. It shares the sound of an m156, 6.2 litre, V8 gas engine with performance exhaust.
The bundle includes 30 synchronized channels of onboard and exterior recordings. 8 exterior perspectives provide driving at slow, medium, and fast speeds while passing by, arriving, and departing. The 11 onboard perspectives include recordings from the interior, engine, and the exhaust while driving with gearshifts, ramps, and steady RPMs, with 3 bonus stereo mixes of the onboard perspectives.
The collection includes Soundminer, MacOS Finder and BWAV metadata, keyword import files for 7 languages, and Reaper and Pro Tools mixing sessions.
Recording of a 2018 Mercedes AMG GT R sports car with a twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine.
This sound collection covers a wide range of sounds produced by this unique vintage car from 1954, 4CC and 63HP. Not only extensive driving sounds but also some foley and horn blasts. All in high quality 96/24 BWAV-files, recorded with high end equipment. All sounds include metadata.
The recordings are multitrack. For the onboard recordings you’ll find synchronized recordings of engine, exhaust, cabin. For the roadside recordings you’ll find an ortf stereo pair.
86 sounds of a British mid-size family 2017 1.6 litre manual car. Doors, windows, seat, horn, wipers, glovebox, trunk, hood, driving and more. Nice clean new sounds, recorded in the Summer of 2017.
Get the authentic sound of a Mini Cooper S with a turbocharged 1.6 litres inline 4 engine.
The recording consists of eight channels, interior left and right, exhaust left and right, three engine and one turbo air intake channel.
It contains start, stop, idle, revving, constant rpms without gear, driving, horn and a full surround driveby. The recording length is 13 min 58 s.
Mini Countryman F60 SD sound library features 192 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 engine recordings, this sound effects library features exterior passes, whooshes and other road related sounds recorded in mono and stereo on a dry and wet asphalt. Last but not least, different foley were recorded to cover exterior and interior activities. In addition to designed onboard recordings, there are also stems for engine (4 inputs), intake and exhaust RAW files without any post processing.
The recordings of real race car – the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 8 with 2.0 Turbo Engine on a dynapack. It features ignitions, idles, low and hi accelerations, ramps, stops and a lot of revolution sweeps.
The library delivers 9-channel recordings:
• 3 engine channels: AudioTechnika 8015, Sennheiser 416, Sennheiser 840
• 4 exhaust channels: Sennheiser 418S (MS), Shure SM 58, Octava 015
– and interior 2 channels recorded with a Neumann 185 MT stereo pair
Recording of the Japanese 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII from 2004 with a 2 tier, 4 cylinder 405 horsepower gas engine with turbo, modified with high flow cats and a race exhaust.
The Japanese 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII sound fx collection features 180 clips in 21.22 gigabytes of audio. It depicts the sound of its 2 tier, 4 cylinder 405 horsepower gas engine with turbo, modified with high flow cats and a race exhaust.
The bundle collects 11 tandem takes of driving. 9 onboard perspectives share recordings from the engine, exhaust, and interior as the car drives with gearshifts, steady RPMs, and ramps. The 9 exterior perspectives arrange microphones around the track at 4 positions and two distances to capture driving at fast, medium, and slow speeds while departing, passing, and arriving.
Bonus materials include 3 custom mixes of the onboard channels, Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, embedded metadata, and metadata import files for keywords in seven languages: English, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish.
Whether you are designing a traffic jam or just another day in New York City, get the correct horn for the correct car with Modern Car Horns, by Frontier Sound FX.
Modern Car Horns is a comprehensive compilation of long and short horn blasts from common American cars, recorded at 16bit/44.1k. Each vehicle is logged with the year, make and model, to ensure the proper fit when matching recordings to image. List of vehicles include:
• 1993 Buick Park Avenue
• 2000 Ford Taurus
• 2000 Jeep Wrangler Custom
• 2004 Pontiac Grand Am
• 2004 Toyota Carolla
• 2004 Toyota Rav 4
• 2005 Ford Focus
• 2006 Hyundai Sonata
• 2007 Hyundai Tiburon
• 2007 Nissan Versa
• 2008 Scion TC
• 2009 Chevy Malibu
We’re proud to release our first premier race ambience library, as we continue our exciting journey in sound experimentation with spatial audio. The Monaco Grand Prix 2018 is a genuine sonic document of the 76th edition of the Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco, the world’s most glamorous race.
If you’re looking for unique and modern race engine sounds and ambiences to use in your commercial, movie, television or game projects, here you’ll find lot of sounds with different perspectives to start building real and tactile sport soundscapes.
We made use of two favourite Ambisonics microphones: the Sennheiser Ambeo and the classic Soundfield SPS200, recorded across our Sonosax gear (SX-R4+, SX-R4, SX-M32) and their amazing preamps, which digested the high SPLs of the high-performance cars.
But that’s not all: you’ll also find extremely accurate stereo recordings made with a Sanken CSS-5, an A-B Stereo Technique configuration with a couple of omnidirectional DPA 4060 and, last but not least, a custom MS rig based on a Schoeps MK 41 supercardioid capsule (Mid), plus a MK 8 figure-8 capsule (Side), amplified by their respective CMC 6 units.
Looking for radical transformations? We recorded everything @ 96 kHz, so if you want to turn a pass-by into a dramatic spaceship pass, you’ll be free from any sonic artifacts.
Need high-impact car crash sounds – captured from both the inside and outside of a car? While there are no sounds of actual monsters attacking a car, there's certainly a lot of of recordings of sound-guys jumping on car roofs, beating car doors, smashing windshields and destroying paint jobs, with a big axe, and a crowbar.
Low sense DPA 4061 microphones were placed inside a car, and different actions were performed on it, like hitting, dragging, jumping, stepping and other improvising actions.
Microphones were also placed inside and outside the car, and windshields were smashed, with crowbars. These recordings covered the massive impacts as well as the small detailed glass pieces falling inside the car.
Get Recordings from the amazing Monza Rally Show, a motoring event at the Autodromo di Monza where some of the most famous rally drivers and track racing experts compete in different races:
• The R5 class rally cars
• The WRC 1.6 T.Trophy for WRC 1.6 Turbo rally cars from 2011-2016
• The Historic section for historic rally cars from 1972 to 1990.
The cars are recorded in different track locations to have the best chances to capture the right sound: Corners, straights, chicanes, as well distant and trackside perspectives. There also include pit ambiences with cars revving.
The sounds are recorded with a steady stereo XY setup (2 Sennheiser 8040), together with a Shotgun microphone (Sennheiser 8060), following the cars to capture more focused sounds.
Each file has the suffix “LR” for the XY stereo files and “SG” for the shotgun mono files.
The Morris Minor Traveller 1000 was built between 1956 and 1971. Full of characterful and a charming vehicle it was renowned for its reliability and low maintenance, speed was not a factor in its design. However, thanks to its newly fitted 1098cc engine this series III reaches 0-60 in 31.3 seconds and achieves generous speeds of up to 75mph.
We are offering a range of unique sounds from this iconic British car. The Library features recordings both onboard and external including; engine idling, start-up, turn offs, pass-bys, start, stop and aways, reverses, cornering, all at different speeds on a tarmac surface. We’ve also included some slow/medium takes on a gravel track. Additional foley includes recordings of the doors, switches/levers, horn, parking brake, glove compartment and engine hood from both near and wide perspectives.
Each file has been tagged with detailed Soundminer metadata to speed up work flow and increase organisation.
200 field recordings of race cars from 8 races, featuring Ferrari Challenge, Formula 1600, IndyCar races, and more.
Get the powerful sounds of Mustang Dragster Cars in this sound effect library by Watson Wu. It gets you 25 recordings of both classic and modern Ford Mustang passbys at a 1/4 mile race track.Update: Now includes metadata
Recording of a Japanese Nissan 370Z sports car from 2012 with a 3.7L V6 engine with turbo modified with Injen SES Catback with Berk test pipes.
The Nissan 370Z sports car sound collection includes 200 clips totalling 15.49 gigabytes of sound. Also known as the Fairlady Z and Z34, this 2012 Japanese car depicts the sound of a 3.7L V6 engine with turbo modified with Injen SES Catback with Berk test pipes.
11 total synchronized takes depict both exterior and onboard perspectives. 11 onboard perspectives share driving with gearshifts, ramps, and steady RPMs from the engine, interior, and exhaust. The 7 exterior perspectives showcase departing, passing, and arriving at slow, medium, and fast speeds.
The package also includes full professional embedded metadata, metadata keyword import files in 7 languages, Pro Tools and Reaper sessions with all fx pre-aligned to allow editors to begin mixing and editing immediately, and 3 pre-rendered stereo mixes of the onboard tracks.
Recording of a Japanese 1973 Datsun Fairlady 240z with a 2.8L, 6-cylinder engine modified with MSA 6 to 1 headers and 2.5” JDM exhaust.
The Datsun Fairlady 240z sound fx collection gathers 256 clips totalling 16.52 gigabytes of audio. Also known as the Nissan Fairlady, this bundle showcases the sound of a 1973 version of the Japanese car and its 2.8L, 6-cylinder engine modified with MSA 6 to 1 headers and 2.5” JDM exhaust.
A total of 32 tandem channels share both onboard and exterior perspectives. The 8 exterior perspectives detail departures, arrivals, and passes at slow, medium, and fast speeds from four positions as well as idles, start ups, and shut downs. The 10 onboard perspectives position microphones in the interior (as well as an Ambisonic perspective), the engine, and at the exhaust to record steady driving, ramps, and gearshifts. Also included are custom mixes of the interior perspectives as well as performed sound effects of doors, horns, seatbelts, and others.
The collection is packaged with Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, 18+ fields of embedded metadata, and metadata keyword translations in 7 languages.
Recordings of a heavily modded Nissan GT-R with a turbocharged 3.8 litres V6 and 500 hp. The recording consists of eight channels, interior left and right, exhaust left and right, three engine and one turbo.
It contains startup, idle, blips, revving at constant rpms without gear, engine stop, horn, door slams, accelerating and decelerating at different speeds, driving and a eight channel surround drive by. The recording length is 22 min.
Recording of a Nissan GT-R (R35) from 2012 with a 3.8 litre V6 gas engine with twin turbo and modified with a performance exhaust system.
The Nissan GT-R (R35) sound fx collection includes 275 sounds from 20.14 gigabytes of audio. It shares the sound of a 3.8-litre V6 gas engine with twin turbo and a modified performance exhaust from a 2012 version of the Japanese car.
The collection catalogs various performances in 13 synchronized takes from both exterior and onboard perspectives. The 9 exterior perspectives share departures, passes by, and arrivals at slow, medium, and fast speeds from four positions around a track. An additional 14 onboard perspectives and three custom stereo mixes gather recordings from the exhaust, engine, and interior as the car maneuvers with steady RPMs, ramps, and gearshifts.
The sound library includes bonus Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, professional embedded metadata, and metadata keyword import files in 7 languages.
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