Vehicle sound effects and recordings – cars, helicopters, motorcycles, airplanes, ships, trains and sci-fi
The Bedford CA was a British light utility vehicle, produced by Bedford Motors, based in Luton in the county of Bedfordshire, just north of London, U.K. Date of production from 1952 to 1969
It was available in many formats, including as a conversion to a small motorhome or R.V., known as The Dormobile, made by a company in Folkstone, Kent. It came complete with a table, bench seats that converted to beds, a simple bottled-gas cooker, a sink and a small closet. It also featured an expanding roof which allowed occupants to stand up in the rear section. This model dates from 1958 and is an early version.
All files are 96/24 and stereo, except the under bonnet (hood) recording, which is mono.
Recording of a Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III helicopter with an Allison 250-C30P engine with 435 hp.
The Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III sound fx collection presents 233 clips in 48.61 gigabytes of a 1983 American helicopter. Also known as the Bell OH-58 Kiowa, it showcases the sound of an Allison 250-C30P engine with 435 hp.
The bundle shares 17 synchronized takes of onboard and exterior performances. 5 onboard perspectives include recordings from the cockpit, luggage compartment, and passenger area, as well as recordings from handheld microphones. The 16 exterior perspectives arrange multiple microphones around the helicopter to document starting, stopping, idling, taking off, passing by, and landing. Bonus 192 kHz recordings of stationary idles are offered for flexibility in sound design.
The collection embeds 18+ fields of metadata in every clip. It provides Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, as well as metadata keyword import files in 7 languages.
The following is a 2016 Bell 407 GX Helicopter single license
sound effects library with Metadata (1.8gb compressed .zip file, 2.5gb Uncompressed).
All 17 wave files at about 85 minutes long are in 24 Bit, 96 kHz. The Onboard recordings are in 4 separate mono wave files. Drag & drop or import each of the files into your audio editing software, then align them for creative mixing. There are also ready to use stereo mix versions of the Onboard recordings. External recordings are in mono, stereo, and Ambisonic Format B wave files.
Channel 1 Front Left
Channel 2 Front Right
Channel 3 Rear Left
Channel 4 Rear Right
Notes: If you need specific shots of this helicopter, Watson is available for hire to re-record this or similar sounding aircrafts.
Special thanks to James, his crew, and to Chad Dion (photographer)!
External = Sounds recorded from outside of the aircraft (flybys, etc)
OnBoard = Recording perspectives on and in the aircraft
Recordings from the German capital. A collection of files containing a wide view of Berlin ambiences: Parks, streets, undergrounds, city ambiences… 50 files of interior and exterior files recorded in the Summer of 2013.
Field recording captures the sounds that are hard to get in the studio. “Bicycle essentials” SFX library was designed to record the essential sounds of a bicycle while riding in the city, suburbs and, the field.
Need bicycle sound effects? This SFX library delivers more than 650 bike sounds in 125 files, covering everything from cycle gears, chains, crankset, spokes, brakes, the saddle, gearbox, bells, bicycle pumps and valves – and of course lots of wheel sounds, spinning at various speeds.
It also features outdoor ambiences of cycling, bike passes, skids and even some falls.
You won't find any well-oiled, wind-tunnel-tested, aerodynamically perfect sounding bicycles in this library!
This pack of sounds has been recorded to capture the extreme creaks and those “old, busted bike” kinds of sounds.
3 bicycles, all with a special sonical personality to them, were recorded:
2 SCO gentlemen's bicycles, from 1970-1980, and 1 home trainer, a little younger than the others.
Recorded inside a studio with the bikes either being on a dynamo or suspended from the ceiling, all bikes had lavalier microphones mounted front and back, and a microphone overhead of the rider. Some takes has a contact microphone track to add to the misery.
• Long rides, multiple tempos
• Gears spinning
• Extreme creaks from saddle and frame
• Chain and chain guard noises
• Pedal spins
• Shaking and kicking bicycle frame
• Hometrainer riding
HARLEYS… All the makes & models in one place! Sounds of Sturgis Motorcycle SFX pack features 130 sound effects of Harley V-Twin Motorcycles at the world-famous 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Over 700,000 bikers gathered in the town of Sturgis, SD and we were there to record the thundering sounds of thousands of motorcycles…From single bikes rev’ing up to huge packs of bikers riding by.
If you’re looking for the huge Harley sound, this is a must-have.
All sounds were recorded at 96k/24 bit with multiple microphones. Embedded with metadata (Soundminer, Broadcast Wav)
• Large biker groups riding by
• Big and loud American muscle bikes cranking their engines
• Harleys showing off their huge fat sound
• Bike approaches and ride-offs
• Individual bike sounds
This library is an intimate profile of a completely original 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe. It boasts a 427 ‘Big Block’ 400 HP engine, a 4-speed Muncie transmission, 3×2 tri-power carburetor, and plenty of mechanical accessories.
We recorded anything on the vehicle that made a definable noise: the handbrake, clutch, shifter, turn signal, horn, headlights, hood latch, gas cap, doors, and more. Though the primary focus, of course, was on the beasty combustion and exhaust systems. We collected multi- and single-point, interior and exterior, front to back recordings of the engine cranking, idling, and being cut. We also experimented with a wide spectrum setup for passbys and various driving maneuvers. Files pertaining to the same event are marked accordingly for easy grouping and layering. This collection was designed so that in using multiple grouped files, you can effectively dial in/out the exhaust pipes independently (driver side, passenger side), interior ambience, and direct engine sources as desired. Together with a number of alternative variations, you can use this library to bring any car in your project to life, quickly.
Don't be afraid to give it a little gas. Enjoy!
The Black Hawk UH-60M sound fx collection features 1,145 sound clips in 44.39 GB from an American military helicopter performing during a military exercise. This bundle gathers 44 takes of tandem maneuvers from two General Electric T700-GE-701D engines with cowling.
This sound library includes both onboard and exterior field recordings. The onboard recordings include 3 perspectives of the vehicle idling with rotors and turbine at low, high, and medium speeds, including an Ambisonic take. The 22 exterior perspectives include 49 channels of the chopper starting, taking off, passing by, landing, and shutting off. There are also a wide selection of stationary idles from close, medium, and distant perspectives in front, behind, and to the side of the Black Hawk at high to low RPMs. Ambisonic, surround, and double MS perspectives join stereo and mono takes. The collection is complimented by a wide variety of cockpit instrument performed effects, doors, and more.
Bonus: Pro Tools and Reaper session files align each take for easy editing and mixing. Over 18 fields of professional metadata embedded in every clip.
Resonating metallic creaks, groans, impacts, rattles and tremors from two variations of the BlueBird cargo bicycle.
This library covers all the possible perspectives, featuring recordings from the metallic box interior, exterior and contact.
All sounds were recorded using DPA 4060 stereo pair, Jez Riley French C-Series contact microphones, Schoeps CCM4/CCM8 Mid-Side microphone and the Sound Devices 788T.
Mid-Side recordings are presented in their raw, uncoded format as well as decoded stereo files for efficient editing. Recordings have been processed using the Control V2 plugin by Brainworx.
This library features a Soviet tank BMP-1 with a 6 cylinder water cooled diesel engine. The recordings consist of 13 channels, 7 interior (front and rear), 2 exhaust, 1 track, 1 air intake and 2 from the turret pointing forward. It contains startups, stops, idling, blips, driving, as well as exterior surround drive aways, approaching and more. Add a little history to your sound design with this Eurasian AFV.
Want the engine sounds of a BMW? THe BMW 114i sound effects library features 47 WAV files with total length of 125 minutes, recorded in 96kHz/24bit using Sound Devices 702, Oktavas MK012, Rode NTG and Sony PCM-M10. This library includes the sound of the engine.
You will find sound of different driving styles, slow rpm increase and decrease for game implementation, steady rpms, casual driving, and aggressive accelerations with sudden gear shifting.
In addition to the engine sound, You’ll find foley like opening/closing doors, windows, hood, turning lights, horn and more. The last thing are passes and accelerations recorded from the outside. Different speeds and perspectives recorded in mono and stereo at the same time. Every file was tagged in ProTools 11 for quick and easy searching.
BMW 325i – 2006 contains various engine sounds from interior and exterior revs, single rpm revs from 1-6k, and engine starts and stops. This library also contains a variety of Foley sounds of the car's trunk, hood, doors, windows, ashtrays, seat belts, and more.
The BMW 420D Gran Coupe sound library delivers 72 files recorded with a Zoom F8, Sound Devices 702, two Sennheisers MKH 8040, two DPA 4061 microphones and Rode NTG3.
Inside you’ll find engine recorded under the hood, exhaust and inside drivers cabin (all in sync), exterior passes recorded in mono following a car and static stereo ORTF perspective.
Pass-by sounds cover different speeds, from 15kmph up to 140, reverse, engine on and off, stopping and driving away.
In addition there are foley recordings included, covering opening and closing doors, back, windows, handbrake and the seat belt mechanism.
Attention petrol heads and sound producers! FLYSOUND brings you the sound library for the BMW 520i, 1990 model. This classic ‘boomer/beemer’ (depending on your culture’s pronunciation of course) has been recorded with our top-class Neumann, Schoeps, and Sennheiser microphones, revving through a full range of speeds, including top speed. We also recorded it drift! For all relevant projects, enjoy.
The BMW 530D vehicle sound effects library was recorded with two track Sound Devices 702 recorder on the streets of Poland. Foley was captured with mono Rode NTG3 microphone. The engine sounds were recorded with two DPA 4061 omni microphones set under the hood.
The car sound effects were captured during regular driving, accelerating and decelerating. Engine was recorded in two different configurations with one mic in engine compartment and exhaust, and other one with two microphones set under the hood.
In addition to designed files, this library features RAW sounds pulled straight out of the recorder. In this 124-minute sound library you will find engine recorded onboard and outside, passby sounds, foley and engine recorded inside vehicles cabin.
The car is a beast and we recorded it in all its beastliness, at varying speeds from its soft metal purr to its ferocious roar, on the test track, inside and out, with all the very best equipment. From many angles, we used the following microphones: Interior – Neumann U 87 and Sennheiser Ambeo; Engine – Schoeps CMC6 MK4, Neumann KM 184; Exhaust pipes – Electro Voice ND 868, DPA fastening; Outside points – Sennheiser MKHs 70 & 416, and also again the Neumann U 87. If your project needs the sound of a great car, recorded in a great way, get it here.
This bundle features recordings of sounds from 4 BMW cars:
The recording of a real BMW E-36 racecar with a Toyota Supra 2JZ engine, captured in a dynapack. Features ignitions, idles, low and hi accelerations and revolution sweeps.
The library features 7 and 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 Neumann 185 MT stereo pair (not for all)
Gear Used: AudioTechnika 8015, Sennheiser 416, Sennheiser 840, Sennheiser 418S, Shure SM 58, Octava 015 and Neumann 185 MT stereo matched microphone pair with Taskam HS-P82 and Sound Devices 702 recorders
Recording of a German BMW E30 318i from 1988 with a M50b25 2.5 liter, straight-6 cylinder, gas turbo tuned engine with custom 3” exhaust.
The German BMW E30 318i sound collection gathers 194 clips in 18.87 gigabytes of audio. It shares the sound of a 1988 M50b25 2.5 liter, straight-6 cylinder, gas turbo tuned engine with custom 3” exhaust.
A total of 10 takes share both onboard and exterior field recordings of driving. The 9 exterior perspectives catalog departing, arriving, and passing by at slow, medium, and fast speeds. An additional 10 interior perspectives showcase recording from the engine, exhaust, and interior while driving with steady RPMs, ramps, and gearshifts.
The sound library includes three custom stereo mixes of the onboard recordings, Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, 18+ fields of Soundminer metadata, and text files of translated search keywords in 7 languages, ready for import into your favourite metadata app.
Get the sounds of a BMW F12 640D with a twin turbo 313HP diesel engine. The recordings covers different driving sound effects like regular driving, accelerations, reverse, engine on/idle/stop. In addition to engine recorded onboard (two microphones under the hood, exhaust and interior in sync) there are exterior passes covering different speeds, from 30 up to 180 kmph, stopping, driving away slowly and fast, reverse. Last but not least there are a few foley files as a bonus. The whole library was recorded with Sound Devices 702, Zoom F8, 2x Sennheisers MKH 8040 and 2x DPAs 4061.
The BMW K100 rs Motorcycle library was recorded by placing 2 dpa 4060s on the engine, and two ME4 on the bike itself.
I then used a pair of cm3s to catch drive bys, and a few takes of driving with the boom pointed at the muffler while riding.
It contains wild foley of clicks and gear changes and sound of engine servo before ignition starts.
It is straight forward and has many different varieties so that you will be able to us it for all of your applications. Feel free to inquire about special sounds or takes before you buy here.
Recording of a German 2014 BMW M4 luxury car with a 3L turbocharged straight-six petrol engine modified with cat back.
The German 2014 BMW M4 luxury car sound bundle includes 189 clips in 15.67 gigabytes of audio. It showcases the sound of a 3L turbocharged straight-six petrol engine modified with cat back.
The sports car library includes 10 synchronized takes of onboard and exterior driving. The 11 onboard perspectives collect recordings from the engine, interior, and exhaust as the car drives with steady RPMs, gearshifts, and ramps. A total of 7 exterior perspectives feature slow, medium, and fast driving as the sports car departs, arrives, and passes, along with idling, starting, and turning off.
Also included are custom stereo mixes of the onboard recordings, Pro Tools and Reaper mixing sessions, 18 fields of Soundminer metadata, plus BWAV metadata and MacOS Finder comments, and metadata keyword import documents in 7 languages.
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