BoostBash is the West Coast’s premier event catering to owners of (and prospective owners of) forced induction vehicles. Whether it’s turbocharged, supercharged or twincharged… whether it’s a car, truck, SUV or motorcycle… Boost Bash welcomes ALL lovers of forced induction engines! Join us and let’s Turn It Up!
Check out this 2014 Formula D season recap video, with Formula Drift star driver Fredric Aasbo giving the rundown on his Hankook Tire Scion Racing tC with 800hp turbocharged 2AR engine!
We were recently given the opportunity to test drive the all new Mark 7 Volkswagen Golf GTI, which has a turbocharged 2.0 liter TSI engine! The Golf GTI’s new EA888 engine produces 10 horsepower more than the engine it replaced, topping out at 210 horsepower at 4,500 rpm. It also brings a massive boost in peak torque, from 207 pound-feet to 258 lb-ft, beginning at just 1,500 rpm and lasting until 4,500 rpm. The available Performance Package ($1495) modifies the engine programming to hold peak torque for an extra 200 rpm, enabling the EA888 to produce an extra 10 horsepower for a total of 220 at 4,700 rpm. [Read more...]