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WATCH: Corvette ZR1, Challenger SRT - the best supercharged cars of all time

2019-04-05 10:17
supercharged cars

Image: Press Association

Supercharging is a highly effective way to squeeze more power from a car.

A supercharger is an air compressor that increases the pressure or density of air supplied to an engine. This provides more oxygen during each intake cycle as well as more fuel to be burned, increasing power.

READ: How super- and turbochargers work

Power for the supercharger can be provided mechanically by means of a belt, gear, shaft, or chain connected to the engine's crankshaft.

Here are some of the best supercharged cars of all time:

Jaguar XKR-S

Lancia 037

Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

Yaris GRMN

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

Bentley 4.5 litre "Blower"

Mini John Cooper Works 

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