How Does BMW Twin Turbo Work?

If you've been researching BMW cars or SAVs, then perhaps you've noticed the term Twin Turbo engine. Many BMW models contain, or have available, a twin turbo engine that offers more power and better fuel-efficiency. But what actually is a BMW Twin Turbo, and how does it work?

BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology Beginnings

There are two types of Twin Turbo BMW engines, the TwinPower Turbo and the TwinTurbo Power. In both options, you'll find an exhaust manifold that's split into two headers. The TwinPower Turbo is one single turbo that comes with two exhaust down tubes. The TwinTurbo Power contains two turbos with two exhaust down tubes. Newer BMW models feature the TwinTurbo Power option, which comes with many bonuses and benefits.

What Is A Turbocharger?

This device increases your engine's power and efficiency. It compresses air into a combustion chamber, which in turn allows more fuel and more power to be produced.

What Are The Advantages Of A TwinTurbo Power Engine?

As a more complex design, some turn from the TwinTurbo Power engine, but you shouldn't. Here are a few reasons why:

  • Impressive power increase
  • Reduced turbo lag due to the sequential setup
  • Performance capabilities enhanced over every rpm range
  • And much more!

Where Can You Find A Turbocharged BMW Vehicle?

Here at Paul Miller BMW, we offer a wide array of brand-new BMW cars and SAVs that each include a TwinTurbo Power option. We would love for you to stop by our Wayne, NJ, dealership to take a test drive, and don't hesitate to ask one of our associates about the advantages that the TwinTurbo Power engine has to offer.

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