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WATCH: Here's how Volvo is eliminating turbo lag

2017-12-12 05:00

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Texas - Having a car with massive turbos fitted to it feels great in motion and sounds amazing when shifting through the gears.

However, one can agree that the single most irritating aspect about turbo chargers is the annoying 'turbo lag'.

Waiting a second ore more for a turbo to spool up after flooring the accelerator pedal can seem like an eternity. 

Power Pulse

To combat the problem of turbo lag, Volvo has come up with a smart piece of engineering called the 'Power Pulse'.

This technology includes an air compressor that is powered by an electric motor, which fills up an air tank ready to give you an extra bit of boost when there is a need to accelerate. 

Check it out: 

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