Dyno Testing a $2,500 ELECTRIC TURBO! 48 Volts of BOOST!!


as previewed its next-generation of electrified performance engines with the reveal of a new electric exhaust gas turbocharger, bringing Formula 1 technology to the road.

The new e-compressor technology has been developed with engineering firm Garrett Motion and, like similar systems employed by various Volkswagen Group brands, is designed to largely eliminates turbo lag.

A small electric motor is integrated between the turbine wheel on the exhaust side and the compressor wheel on the air intake side, driving the compressor wheel before exhaust gas flow enters.While powered by a 48V on-board electrical system, the company distinguishes this new e-compressor technology from that used in the AMG 53 range.

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