Savion’s specific role within this partnership is to ensure each sound system is uniquely tuned for optimal audio quality in every individual Lexus model. “At Mark Levinson, we talk about the music being alive.
“Suppose you went to see the New York Philharmonic and heard an amazing piece that you want to relisten to in your car; we would want you to be transported back to that night. For me, that means creating a sound with no distortion, reproducing frequencies accurately, choosing high quality parts to do those musicians justice and using software that doesn’t get in the way - you need to have a straight line to your experience.”
When Savion was eight years old, he wanted to be an artist or a scientist but never imagined his passions would lead him into a career that would allow for both. “I’ve always been interested in the arts, but I was also interested in science - to me that just meant how things work,” says the Michigan- born audio engineer. “We treat science like it’s an art. Vibration and, in turn, sound are a part of being alive; they are very rhythmic and mathematical but also a part of chaos.”