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The jargon-free guide to forced induction & supercar turbo-power

Read Cars Logo By John Tallodi of Read Cars | Slide 1 of 12: Engine technology has undergone a radical transformation in the last two decades, we have seen the majority of auto manufacturers transitioning from predominantly naturally aspirated powerplants to a variety of forced induction petrol and diesel engines.That’s all well and good but ‘so what?’ I hear you say. Well, knowing a bit about the trickery under your bonnet can help you get the most out of your car and help you choose the right model for your needs. Also you can lord it over your mates down the pub come Sunday.Getting too technical about this sort of stuff can get yawn-inducing very quickly so in this piece we will take a look at what all the fuss about forced induction is about in a very easy-to-understand way.

The jargon-free guide to forced induction & supercar turbo-power

Engine technology has undergone a radical transformation in the last two decades, we have seen the majority of auto manufacturers transitioning from predominantly naturally aspirated powerplants to a variety of forced induction petrol and diesel engines.

That’s all well and good but ‘so what?’ I hear you say. Well, knowing a bit about the trickery under your bonnet can help you get the most out of your car and help you choose the right model for your needs. Also you can lord it over your mates down the pub come Sunday.

Getting too technical about this sort of stuff can get yawn-inducing very quickly so in this piece we will take a look at what all the fuss about forced induction is about in a very easy-to-understand way.

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