Ahhhh that brings back memorys, great vid, and yes would be very good, ohh 200 horses from only 1400cc....mmmmmmmmmm........the dream
But imagine if they bring this technology to the new 2.00 TFSI engine..... [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
That vid is just class, even better the second time round [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/yes.gif[/img]
yeah cant wait to see and drive it [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]
fantastic, low fuel consumption great rev range, very quick, they've cracked it!
Thats pretty awesome...have to agree with TDI on the 2.00 TFSI engine if they do that its a no brainer when choosing a hot hatch! Nice!
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There are plenty of Renault 5 GT Turbos out there with that sort of power...
Awesome video [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img] Not seen it before.
Didn't they do something similar with the old G40 Polos and G60 Golf, something about a hybrid super/turbo charger, I think they called it a G-lader, all I remember is that the G-lader bit had to be rebuild every 40K or somthing ?
ah here we are http://www.polog40.co.uk/
Looks like VW have extended the technology a little then
g40's were awesome idea, glad they thinking on those lines again [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]
Absolute pocket rocket for their time, My dad had one, which I broke .... I blew the g-lader through the side of the engine, not a nice sound at all. My dad was devistated, they only made 500 mk3s for the UK.
Big 5-page feature on this engine in latest (October) issue of Volkswagen Driver mag
They should be putting that engine in the A2 would be pretty quick!!
G-lader system is only a supercharger as on G40 polos and G60 golfs.
That Lancia S4 is just awesome though. Makes me wonder how Its taken over 20 years for anyone else to combine a supercharger with turbocharging to eliminate lag.
Like the Lancia S4, a similar system on a 2 ltr should produce 300bhp +
Maybe thats inline for the new S3 ???
Brilliant idea, can't wait to see what the insurance companies do!
1.4 also means lower car tax!
I wouldn't mind one of these, have to see if they come on the car scheme at work & look into getting the missus one.
Great Vid [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/ok.gif[/img]