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How to Make a Prius Sound Like a Lamborghini

I’m not sure exactly why you’d want to make a quiet car sound noisy, but if you’e nostalgic for muscle cars but drive something responsible — like my nice quiet Prius —  you could allow yourself and your passengers to experience more testosterone laden sound.

An app called XLR8 from 2XCL Games can make any car sound like a Lamborghini or other supercharged vehicle.  You download the 99 cent app to your Android or iPhone, plug the phone into the car audio system and tighten your seatbelt.  The app takes advantage of the device’s accelerometer to change the sound depending on whether you’re moving, how fast your moving or whether you’re “idling.”

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