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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?


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.