Why Ferrari engineers don't like turbos

"We don't like the turbo," said the man with the Italian accent. Before I could stand up and cheer, he continued, "but it's the right way to reduce emissions without sacrificing performance." » 1/09/15 2:56pm 1/09/15 2:56pm

Report: Chrysler's Pentastar V6 Is About To Go Turbo

Break out the laser beams, synthpop and James Earl Jones: Chrysler is about to go hard on turbos like it's the 1980s all over again, according to reports. » 12/08/14 6:20pm 12/08/14 6:20pm

How Mercedes F1's Ingenious Split Turbo Works

Mercedes F1's Secret Is It Split Its Turbo In Half

Next Year's F1 Cars Will Develop The Hybrid/Turbo Tech Of The Future

For years, car companies could either make cars cleaner by downsizing their engines with laggy turbochargers, or they could give them weak-chested hybrid setups. New technology combines the two into hybrid turbos, and it's being tested in next year's F1 cars. » 11/14/13 3:45pm 11/14/13 3:45pm

Watch An Audi R8, 911 Turbo S And A 750-hp GT-R Throw Down

It's Chris Harris's first group test of the new /DRIVE season, and he's gone all-wheel drive. He's matched up some potent German (and one modified Japanese) models. They do have one thing in common: They comprise one of the most intense rivalries in the sports-car world. » 5/08/13 4:05pm 5/08/13 4:05pm

The Porsche Panamera Turbo S is a bootylicious power boost

If you believed the real problem with the Porsche Panamera is it just needed a bit more power — and not that it's a four-door Porsche — then today's your lucky day. Here's the 550 HP Porsche Panamera Turbo S. » 3/30/11 8:10am 3/30/11 8:10am

Ford F-150 EcoBoost Gets An Ego Boost

Ford's decision to top the F-150 with a 3.5-liter turbo V6 instead of the traditional V8 paid off with an official fuel economy rating of 16 mpg city/22 mpg highway, best in its class. How much is gas again? [Ford] » 1/07/11 2:00pm 1/07/11 2:00pm

What The Hell Is Going On Here?

OK, so that's some exhaust tubing, maybe an '80s Nissan shift lever, and then there's a couple of... and some... and then no floors or a dash, and the filter box near the window, and... wait, what? » 8/02/10 1:00pm 8/02/10 1:00pm

2011 Porsche 911 Turbo S: Old Dog, New Tricks

There's a reason we don't generally complain about minor upgrades to aging Porsche platforms. In the case of the facelifted 997, it's the top-of-the-911-line 530 HP 2011 Porsche 911 Turbo S. » 2/08/10 9:30am 2/08/10 9:30am

Jerry Seinfeld's Turquoise Porsche On eBay, What's The Deal With Yellow…

A one-of-a-kind 1997 Porsche 911 Turbo S owned by Jerry Seinfeld just went on eBay, and it's the perfect gift for that Porsche fan who also loves observational humor. What makes this Porsche so unique? Other than making it through Seinfeld's ownership unrolled, it's the only one of its kind with the "Blue Turquoise"… » 7/14/08 5:00pm 7/14/08 5:00pm