Recording of a Volvo PV831, the 1954 Swedish vehicle – common as a cab in the 50s and 60s and also known as the Suggan, Sow, and droska, and PV802 – powered by a 3.6 litre ED straight 6 side-valve engine with 90 horsepower.
The Volvo PV831 sound fx collection features 15.37 gigabytes of audio in 306 sound clips. This classic 1954 Swedish vehicle – common as a cab in the 50s and 60s and also known as the Suggan, Sow, and droska, and PV802 – is powered by a 3.6 litre ED straight 6 side-valve engine with 90 horsepower.
The sound library gathers 15 takes of synchronized interior and exterior field recordings. The exterior recordings include 8 perspectives with 17 channels of audio. Those takes have microphones positioned on straightaways and at corners at various distances to capture slow, medium, and fast maneuvers of passing, departing and arriving. The onboard takes (8 perspectives and 12 channels) capture driving with gearshifts, ramps, and steady RPMs from the exhaust, engine, interior, and an Ambisonic microphone. Also included are performed effects of doors, the glove box, radio, and many other specific sound fx.
All clips feature 18+ fields of embedded metadata.