Famous movie composer, Hans Zimmer is working with BMW to develop sounds for the next electric vehicles of the company.

EVs are already famous for being silent, which is a considerable change from the noises made by gasoline-fueled cars. But to increase the experience of driving, the sound engineer of the car company, Renzo Vitale, stated:

“Under the brand name “BMW IconicSounds electric” a visionary sound offer will be created for future electrified vehicles from BMW.

The development and composition for the sound of the Vision M next were mainly inspired by light installations from James Turrell and Ólafur Elíasson.


In particular, Turrell realized works known for the illusion of an infinite space, which creates a magical experience for the spectator. The idea behind the Vision M next is to recreate this sense of wonder through sound.”

Even though it is no need to add sounds to the EV, BMW is trying to captivate the consumer through a different kind of experience, exploring different senses and trying to make their vehicle unique.

Source of the topic: https://electrek.co/2019/06/24/hans-zimmer-bmw-electric/

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