Turbo tech 101: What is turbo lag?

Once, turbo-lag was seen as an inherent downside of turbocharging, and an inevitable compromise you had to face when choosing a turbo car.

Now, with the meteoric rise in popularity of the turbo – things are changing quickly.

In this post, we’re taking a look at turbo lag, explaining what it is, why it happens, and what manufacturers are doing to eliminate it in the near future.