Definition of supercharger
: a device (such as a blower or compressor) for pressurizing the cabin of an airplane or for increasing the volume air charge of an internal combustion engine over that which would normally be drawn in through the pumping action of the pistons
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The T6 lets a supercharger onto the dance floor with the turbo and the duo combine for 316 horses and a hefty 295 pounds of torque.
Tesla, whose Model S is the best-selling electric car in America, relies on a network of destination charging stations where drivers can plan to be for several hours or overnight, or supercharger stations, which charge cars in about 30 minutes.
Engine response is near-instantaneous and sonorous, too: induction growl mixes with supercharger whine and exhaust roar.
The nearest Supercharger station is in Denton, the last stop before the Red River, and the rest in Texas are spread widely.
A Supercharger station like Arlington’s will do that job in about an hour.
Tesla and its supporters say the company's other businesses — solar panels, battery storage and supercharger stations in Darien, Greenwich, Milford and West Hartford — present opportunities for Connecticut beyond car sales.
Its supercharger station in Milford is now the largest on the East Coast.
Therefore, a Tesla owner who drives as little as 15,000 miles using Supercharger stations to refuel would save about $840 annually.
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