I found this nice exotics startup video on YT. Listen to the startup sound of the 2013 Vorsteiner McLaren MP4-12C (3.8L V8) at around the 0:40 mark:
Now, listen to Wabi~Sabi’s startup sound after my engine rebuild in winter ’12~’13:
Forget the smoke, that was due to a bad turbo oil return if you remember. Oil was pushing past the seals. I don’t have the same sound now though since this was with a 20G turbo.
Yes my friends, I once had a MP4-12C engine! You can’t deny the similarity! 😛