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Mercedes’ Emotion Start Makes Your Car Louder On Start Up

Didn't Ford do the exact opposite thing a while back?

Two years ago, Ford added a Good Neighbor Mode on the Mustang you could start its mighty V8 without having to worry about your neighbors reporting you to the authorities. It's a great move for Ford, especially that the 'Stang's active valve performance exhaust has an enormous sound that could echo in a neighborhood.

Mercedes-Benz, however, has done quite the opposite in its AMG models. Called the Emotion Start, all-new Mercedes-AMG models have the option to make its exhaust sound louder upon pushing the ignition button.

Car and Driver has a demonstration of the cool feature on their report, but here's a video snippet of how it sounds:

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