Top 10 Turbocharged Cars

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The Coolest Turbo Cars on the North American Market Today

Michael Schlee

 

There are a couple of ‘tricks’ in the auto industry to produce the maximum amount of power out of an engine. There are superchargers, turbochargers and direct injection to name a few. All of these systems have their pros and cons behind them.

Bugatti Veyron 16.4

Bugatti Veyron 16.4

Turbocharging seems to be the most popular these days when it comes to boosting engines. Its size, weight, and potential outputs all make it a versatile tool.

 

With there being so many turbocharged cars on the market, I thought I would list what are arguably the best turbo sports cars. This unfortunately left out a lot of great sports cars more attainable for the common man. Stay tuned for a future post on these vehicles.

 

So here are the top 10 Turbocharged cars available on the market today (in alphabetical order):

 

Vehicle

 

Engine

 

Power (HP / TQ)

 

Audi TTS

2.0L DOHC Turbocharged Inline-4

265HP / 258lb-ft

Bentley Continental GT Speed

6.0L DOHC Turbocharged V12

600HP / 553lb-ft

BMW Z4 35i

3.0L DOHC Turbocharged Inline-6

300HP / 300lb-ft (est.)

Bugatti Veyron 16.4

8.0L QOHC Turbocharged W16

1001HP / 922lb-ft

Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series

6.0L DOHC Turbocharged V12

603HP / 738lb-ft

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

2.0L DOHC Turbocharged Inline-4

291HP / 300lb-ft

Nissan GT-R

3.8L DOHC Turbocharged V6

485HP / 430lb-ft

Porsche 911 GT2

3.6L DOHC Turbocharged Flat-6

530HP / 505lb-ft

Porsche Cayenne Turbo S

4.8L DOHC Turbocharged V8

550HP / 553lb-ft

Subaru Impreza WRX STi

2.5L DOHC Turbocharged Flat-4

305HP / 290lb-ft

 

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2 Responses to Top 10 Turbocharged Cars

  1. Dan says:

    What about the Saleen S7? The Barabus TKR? And the SSC Ultimate Aero? I would take those 3 over the GTR, the EVO and the STI any day.

  2. Dan says:

    One other thing, the Cayenne is an SUV. Should it even be in the same category as all the others?

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