Mini's Rally Cars Make Lots of Great Noises

Thank goodness for anti-lag.

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Mini's street cars are nice, but its rally cars are where it's really at. In addition to being extremely quick, they also make wonderful sounds.

Based on the four-door Countryman, these Mini John Cooper Works rally cars employ a piece of tech called anti-lag, a system that ignites exhaust gas to keep the turbocharger spooled up, meaning better throttle response. A side-effect of anti-lag is some seriously wild exhaust noises. Here, listen for yourself, and turn the volume up.

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