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      08-06-2012, 12:42 PM   #5
MartinHattingh
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Originally Posted by max2005b View Post
no need for a blow off valve, surprisingly this car comes with one which is already very noisy.
similar to aftermarket blow off valves.
put Sport mode and rev the car (lets say 2nd gear), release the pedal when on 4-5k rpms and you will hear it.
Very addictive, yes, especially in Sport (probably because it spools up quicker with the increased throttle sensitivity)!

For clarity to the OP, it's called a wastegate.