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Elevating Quiet Luxury – Kia Claims to be Quieter than Audi,...

Kia takes a bold leap forward in the quietness space. In a recent US print advertisement, the Kia K900 is claimed to be "so...

A Crucial Element Needed For A Truly Quiet Car: Subframes

Guest post by Doug Tews Numerous posters on this site have expressed the desire for finding quiet, comfortable cars for driving on European roads. As a...

Your Guide to Test Driving Cars In the Quest of Finding...

Are you dissatisfied with your current car in terms of its excessive interior noise level; be it road noise, wind noise, engine noise and/or...

The Two Types of Noise Generated By Cars

When reading about quiet and noisy cars, there are often misunderstandings when it comes to the different types of noise that come into play....

The Lack of Quiet Cars – Why the Automotive Press Bears...

I would like to leverage Elevating Sound as a platform to really explore the issue of cars being too noisy, in particular the burdensome road...

The Top 30 Quietest Cars – A Cabin Noise Test by...

In the summer of 2011, German automotive magazine AUTO BILD conducted a thorough noise study. Out of the vehicles tested, they concluded which were the...

Volkswagen Phaeton – An Understated and Compellingly Quiet Luxury Car Experience

Looking at the premiumness of the brand image, most people would choose a Mercedes, Audi or BMW over a Volkswagen anytime. VW just doesn't...

How Lexus LS 600h Became the World’s Quietest Passenger Car

Automotive tests of the cabin/interior noise level when driving at different speeds seem to all conclude a clear winner. A winner that distances itself...

Ford Uses Thermal Imaging to Develop Quieter Cars

Law enforcement agents use thermal imaging to track down bad guys in hiding. For about a year now, US car manufacturer Ford has been...

The Price of Quiet Driving – A Noise Study of 35...

What is the cost of experiencing a quiet driving experience? That question was posed when Swedish automotive magazine Vi Bilägare conducted a thorough measurement...