Recent Examples of turbo from the Web
But the engine character is all wrong—the desert of torque at low revs, the peaky power band, the pernicious waste-gate flatulence—and the turbo lag is shattering.
The engine, a 505-hp, twin-turbo V-6, is a close cousin to a Ferrari V-8.
In Sport mode, the acceleration and shift points are get-out-of-town decisive without turbo lag or numbers-crunching hesitation.
With little turbo lag and a meaty powerband, the small four-cylinder eagerly pulled our Civic Touring test car away from stoplights.
But the reunion quickly turned sour as Honda's hybrid turbo engine lagged far behind expectations with Alonso managing 11 points in 2015.
But the preferred option — a $3,500 upgrade — is the 2.8-liter, four-cylinder, turbo diesel engine.
The first of these was a twin-turbo C4 Corvette, an extreme example of which—Project Sledgehammer—reached 254.8mph (410km/h) in testing in 1989.
Every aperture in the carbon-fiber hood and front quarter are about cooling: the engine, turbo, oil and brakes.
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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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