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Comparing Four Most Popular Superchargers

What type of supercharger should I use on my car? There are a lot of options for forced induction, whether going the turbocharger or supercharger route.

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Superchargers typically will offer better throttle response, and can offer better low-end torque, however they ultimately are less efficient than turbochargers.

But if you decide to go the supercharger route (great decision by the way), what’s the best option?

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In this video we’ll discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the four most common supercharger styles for today’s cars: twin-screw, roots, centrifugal, and electric superchargers.