Re: Electric-Powered Turbos




"david" <none@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
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On Sun, 06 Nov 2011 11:18:56 -0800, NoOption5L@xxxxxxx rearranged some
electrons to say:

For those of you who remember the film "Mad Max" and his ability to
power up his supercharger on demand, seems it could happen soon with the
introduction of an electric-powered turbo.

http://www.leftlanenews.com/bmw-files-patent-for-electric-
turbocharger.html

Patrick

The article says it is a conventional exhaust-powered turbo with a "small
electric motor to power its turbine during the transition from idle to
load".

interesting, less lag, bet it still takes high RPMs above 3000 to create
boost.


give me a Keene Bell and a 2011 Mustang....... (2005 -2010 would be OK
too)


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