When people talk about technological advances in the automotive industry, they’re usually talking about things like smart cars or hybrid electrics, but great strides have been made for traditional diesel and gas engine-powered vehicles as well. Although turbochargers have been around for over a hundred years, they only started showing up in cars in the late ’60s and ’70s…
Turbo engines have changed a lot in recent years. Here are some top turbo myths to watch out for.
Turbo engines create big horsepower. A turbocharger casing houses two impellers, each of which spins rapidly to compress air and feed it
The presence of a supercharged engine is almost always an indicator that the vehicle makes serious horsepower. Superchargers are found in various applications, but sports cars, race cars and aftermarket kits are the most common places you’ll find these power-adders. How do superchargers work?