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High gas prices mean more superchargers. We're okay with that

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Jul 28th, 2008 at 2:57PM

Click above for more shots of the GM LSA V8 and its Eaton superchargerThe ongoing debate between the supercharger camp and the turbo boys isn't likely to die along with large, fuel-thirsty performance engines. In fact, Eaton believes that the market for both power-boosters will continue to grow at an extremely fast pace along with the rising price of gas. Because manufacturers are looking to downsize their engines, power-adders like the supercharger are becoming increasingly necessary in order to deliver the kind of performance new car buyers have come to expect along with the low fuel... Read More

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