Advantages, Disadvantages, & the Future of the Turbocharger

Advantages of a Turbo
Turbochargers are often associated with high performance cars, race cars and big diesel engines. More often called a turbo, this is a type of forced induction which uses the exhaust gases to add more air back into the combustion chamber. This leads to a significant increase in power output that does not add too much weight to the engine. Compared to a naturally aspirated engine of the same displacement, a turbocharged engine produces more horsepower.
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