Mastering an impression is hard enough – even if you're trying to do a person with highly recognizable tendencies, like Christopher Walken or Al Pacino – but getting the sound of vehicle just right by using nothing but your own vocal anatomy is on a whole different level. That's what makes people like Daniel Jovanov so impressive. The former Australia's Got Talent contestant doesn't just do a generic car or truck, he has honed his skill down to specific models.

Jovanov isn't the first guy with this ability, but his technique appears somewhat different. As opposed to blowing air out and manipulating his lips to shape the sound, he keeps his mouth mostly closed and appears to be humming to create the noise. However Jovanov is doing it, his method is clearly working.

This video pits Jovanov against a very exacting trio of judges – Volkswagen World Rally Championship drivers. Jovanov shows the camera a car, and then makes its sound with his mouth. How does he do? Watch the video above to find out.


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      Ross
      • 4 Months Ago

      That actually sounded better than the new F1 cars. 

      kimidam
      • 4 Months Ago

      I saw him on YT a while ago and his imitation of Webber coming in for a pitstop was really spot on! Unfortunately, I can't watch the above clip at work to listen to the VW WRC car sounds...

      diskreet
      • 4 Months Ago

      I sincerely hope he gets a ride in one of their cars for that. Not sure if I'm more impressed by the driver on the right, though. He knows his car sounds very well.
      Respect all around.

      thecommentator2013
      • 4 Months Ago

      I love people who are capable of crazy shit like this...

      Chris
      • 4 Months Ago

      latvala is spot on!

      Edsel
      • 4 Months Ago

      Incredible talent. He must have spent years perfecting these very unique vocalizations but what did his family & friends think as he practiced within earshot?

      Brodz
      • 4 Months Ago

      I think those racers had the answers already

        erzhik
        • 4 Months Ago
        @Brodz

        The lambo, Subaru and F1 were relatively easy. Citroen was hard as f. And pretty sure those guys know what a VW sounds like given that they drive one.

      johnb
      • 4 Months Ago
      He was that guy in school that always had a motor running.    Remember those guys?
      mikiaandy
      • 4 Months Ago

      RECLAMA :)

      john m
      • 4 Months Ago

      WOW!  He's good!

      Charles
      • 4 Months Ago

      This guy is the Michael Winslow  of the auto world.

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