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Alfa hasn't officially confirmed the price, but the more-expensive Quadrifoglio will rock a 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6—closely related to the V8s now used by Ferrari (those puppies crank out 505hp with a top speed of 177mph).
The high-performance M550i ($74,395) is the fastest 5-Series yet, BMW says, packing a 465-horsepower, twin-turbo 4.4-liter V-8, capable of 0-60 mph in less than four seconds.
The Urus is an imposing, angular vehicle resembling the Huracan and Aventador super cars, powered by a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8.
This thing rips out of tight bends under power, the front end fighting, catching grip, drifting with purpose, the turbo zinging.
At that point some 225 horses start galloping after a fraction of a second of turbo spool-up.
Additionally, the Stinger GT’s 365-hp twin-turbo 3.3-liter V-6 benefits from a K&N air intake and a Borla exhaust system, which add approximately 15 horsepower to the engine’s output for a total of about 380 horses.
When every brand is shifting to turbo-charging, smaller engines, and hybrid electric energy to comply with federal efficiency policies, this is not anywhere good enough.
The speed generated by the quad-turbo, 8-liter W16 engine is legendary among car geeks, but its stopping power is equally impressive.
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Origin and Etymology of turbo
First Known Use: 1904See Words from the same year
Definition of turbo-
- turbojet engine
Origin and Etymology of turbo-
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