Sounds Good: 2013 Ford Focus ST Features Active Sound Tube

May 15, 2012

(from Kirill Ougarov, wot.motortrend.com)

Fans of sport compacts know a proper exhaust note is a key ingredient. The engineers working on the new 2013 Ford Focus ST know this as well and are equipping the upcoming hot hatch with a device called an “active sound symposer” in order to provide the car with a fitting aural soundtrack.

The symposer is similar to a sound tube that’s been used in the past on cars like the Mustang in the sense that it pumps sound from engine into the interior, but the Focus ST system is more advanced.

(Read the entire article HERE)


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