Introducing Winding Road’s POV Test Drive Video Series

Features, Lifestyle I By Winding Road Staff I August 07, 2012
Winding Road POV Test Drive
It has been a little over a year ago since we started bringing you weekly videos, by introducing our Quick Drive series. Our goal with the series, then as now, was to put you in the driver’s seat, virtually, of every vehicle that comes through the Winding Road office.
Since then, the QD format has undergone some refinement and changes, thanks in large part to your suggestions and comments. With your feedback in mind, and with a year of expertise under our belts, we’d like to introduce the 2.0 version of our weekly series, the POV Test Drive.
Our new POV format makes use of highly accurate audio, recorded with binaural microphones, to make you feel as though it’s really you behind the wheel. When listened to with headphones, this recording technique delivers amazing accuracy and gives the impression of “3D sound.”  How you ask? Because the audio is recorded from the same location from which it is played back (from inside your ears via headphones) this allows the listener to recognize where the sound is coming from spatially. So, untangle your best set of earbuds or headphones and experience the next step of in-car audio recording.
We hope you enjoy the new videos. If you haven’t already, click here to subscribe to the Winding Road YouTube Channel. Remember, you can also find all of our video content, in this handy catalog on the site.
A couple of other things to watch for with Winding Road Video:
– We’re starting a new video review series on our favorite used makes and models, called Modern Classics. (And no, they won’t all be weird Yugos.) Check out our first crack at the project with a BMW M3 (E46), very soon. If you think that you have a car that we should feature in the Modern Classic Video series, hit us up at [email protected], we’d love to hear from you.
– If you haven’t already, click through to the Winding Road Video Facebook page, and Like us. Not only will you be able to keep up to date with all we’re doing via everyone’s favorite social network, but we’ll have extra photos, updates, and perhaps even the odd outtake there for you to geek out on.
– There’s a lot of new stuff in the works, too. Check back soon when we add binaural audio-based “test drives” of car interiors, too. We’ll walk you through material quality, surface feel, controls action, and more, all by way of your own two ears. Get excited.

The Guide to Road Racing: Winding Road Magazine's ultimate guide to getting your start in racing.

Table of Contents

Related Articles

Morgan And Pininfarina Present Midsummer, A Celebration of Coachbuilding And Timeless Style

Midsummer celebrates more than two-centuries of combined coachbuilding experience between Morgan and Pininfarina. Midsummer’s barchetta design celebrates an iconic European body style and demonstrates the…

May 16, 2024
Adamastor Introduces the FURIA, the First Portuguese Supercar

PORTO, Portugal, May 14, 2024 – The history of the Portuguese car industry is filled with good examples of the significance of Portuguese entrepreneurship, the desire to…

May 14, 2024
More Than Equal Launches Driver Development Programme With First Female Cohort

Talented young female drivers from Australia, Austria, Czech Republic, Malaysia, Slovakia and the United Kingdom will join the inaugural cohort LONDON, MAY 14, 2024: More…

May 14, 2024
Inspired By a Fifties Automotive Legend: Introducing Automobili Pininfarina Battista Cinquantacinque

Battista Cinquantacinque bears the iconic Blu Savoia Gloss bodywork and contrasting Bianco Sestriere Gloss roof which is inspired by the original 1955 Lancia Florida show car Cinquantacinque…

May 08, 2024
Kodiak proudly sponsors Meyer Shank Racing and Helio Castroneves in pursuit of historic Indianapolis 500 win

CINCINNATI, May 7, 2024 – Kodiak, a leading provider of cutting-edge chemical solutions, proudly announces its sponsorship of Meyer Shank Racing and legendary driver Helio Castroneves in…

May 07, 2024


Get the latest driving and racing news straight to your inbox.

no thanks

Begin typing your search above and press return to search.