50 Car Innovations We're Thankful For

Turbochargers

The problem with the supercharger is that it takes a lot of energy to run, and therefore greatly impacts fuel economy. The Turbocharger is brilliant in that it just recycles the energy already wasted in shooting exhaust out of the back of the car. More and more cars are coming with turbocharged engines because of the ability to make tons of power without burning more gas.

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