Is a hybrid turbo worth it?
So why go for a hybrid turbo? The answer is simple… best performance with maintained reliability. The whole point of a hybrid is that it is designed to produce a greater mass of air at the same speed (boost pressure) and therefore you can add more fuel and get more power without increasing the speed of the turbine.
Is a hybrid turbo better than a normal turbo?
In other words, hybrid turbocharger refers to a series hybrid setup, in which compressor speed and power are independent from turbine speed and power. This design flexibility leads to further improvements in turbine and compressor efficiency, beyond a conventional turbocharger.
What is a ko3s Turbo?
The K03s turbo will range in power when remapped, with a simple stage 1 remap taking power to around 210-220bhp. A small turbo that’s boosting to the max will have extremely hot air coming out of it, which needs to be cooled down before entering the engine.
What is a hybrid turbo conversion?
A Hybrid Turbo simply means a non-standard or potentially upgraded turbocharger. This consits of a turbo with combined parts from different frame sizes and potentially different manufactures, such as Garrett or BorgWarner to make the ultimate performance turbo.
How much horsepower can a hybrid turbo add?
A turbocharger works with the exhaust system and can potentially give you gains of 70-150 horsepower. A supercharger is connected directly to the engine intake and could provide an extra 50-100 horsepower.
Can you turbo a hybrid vehicle?
Yes, it is possible to put a turbo on a hybrid. Theoretically, it should not affect the hybrid in a too negative way. A turbo will increase some pollution, true, but with more torque coming from the petrol engine, it is possible to charge the battery quicker. Good configuration will be required though.
How much HP does a K04 turbo add?
It is said that the K04-01 will get you to max 250-260 crank HP with all the mods like K04 software DP, CAI, DV, etc. If you manage to slap on an Audi TT K04 it can give you about 290-300 cranck HP.
What size turbo is a ko4?
Dimensionally, it is a 50mm inducer and 44.5mm exducer. For more information on BorgWarner’s state-of-the art turbo technology, I recommend this technical brief they offer.
How much HP does a hybrid turbo add?
What hybrid car is the best to buy?
Best hybrid cars 2021
- Toyota Corolla. If you’re looking for an efficient car with low running costs the Corolla is the car to beat.
- Volkswagen Passat.
- BMW 3 series.
- Toyota RAV4.
- Skoda Superb iV.
- Volvo XC90.
- Mercedes C-Class.
- Toyota Prius.
Are electric turbos worth it?
Turbos are more efficient than superchargers thanks to lower parasitic losses but they can have lag in spinning up while they wait for exhaust pressure. That’s where adding an electric motor comes into the picture.
Can I supercharge a hybrid?
Yes, because hybrid would normally mean there is both an electronic motor and a petrol engine. Any petrol engine can be turbocharged or supercharged. So as a hybrid has a petrol engine in it as well as an electric motor, it can be turbo/supercharged.
How much does it cost to upgrade a turbocharger in a hybrid?
Hybrid work can be carried out to existing turbochargers from as little as £250.00+VAT. Your vehicle deserves the best so fit one of our Hybrids today! A larger compressor wheel will allow the turbo to flow more air.
Are there any hybrid Turbos from Turbo Technics?
Although this guide is based on a typical hybrid turbocharger, most of Turbo Technics’ hybrid turbochargers are not typical hybrids and carry many more features and modifications for optimal performance. To find out more about the performance turbos available from Turbo Technics for your vehicle, contact our experienced Sales Team
Are there any spare parts for a turbocharger?
We can supply everything from a turbo bolt through to a complete turbo CHRA as well as everything in between, like rebuild kits, compressor wheels and turbine shaft and wheels. New turbo parts and spares can give you the chance to rebuild or repair your own turbocharger whilst saving you £££. For more information on turbo parts take a look here.
Do you need ECU for hybrid performance Turbo?
The essential point to remember is that a hybrid turbo by itself, will not necessarily give a significant power boost. Typically, an appropriate ECU tune is required at the very least, along with upgraded components for any restrictive elements of the induction or exhaust system.