Who says they don’t make ’em like they used to?
The legendary Renault 5 Turbo was the first turbocharged commercial car, but its maker uses the same technology today
These days you’ll struggle to find an engine in the Renault model range that isn’t turbocharged. In fact, that’s almost an industry-wide phenomenon thanks to downsizing. But forced induction is nothing new the automotive world: as far back as the early 1900s, engineers obsessed about how to extract more performance from the combustion engine. On December 17, 1902, one Louis Renault registered a patent for the centrifugal supercharger. It was later used in aircraft as...
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