The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

29 August 2007

Cruising is about to become insufferable

Not to mention louder:

The Horntones FX-550 System is the first mobile audio system that supplements the sound of a vehicle's horn function by sounding any MP3 audio clip. The FX-550 introduces a new dimension to the automotive customization aftermarket.

According to Horntones President Mike Kosco, "The brain-seed for this invention occurred at a coffee shop back in the summer of 2005, when a group of teenagers were heckling me about the Incredible Hulk that is airbrushed on the hood of my H1 Hummer. I thought to myself ... I wish I had a button I could push that would make my car growl!" Kosco continues, "Well, the Hummer now growls and makes hundreds of other sounds too, from simple voice clips to entire theme songs."

And who better to translate America's musical tastes into traffic noises than a fellow who has the Incredible Hulk airbrushed onto the hood of a Hummer H1?

As they say at Fark, "This should end well."

Posted at 1:45 PM to Driver's Seat


Oh, merciful saints.

So now car horns get to have "ringtones" too?

It's time for me to move somewhere far, far, far away from people.

Posted by: fillyjonk at 3:17 PM on 29 August 2007

I say, as long as a car horn plays 'La Cucharacha', that's all I need.

Posted by: Mister Snitch! at 6:17 PM on 29 August 2007