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      12-12-2013, 11:46 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by I am Earl View Post
Saying the turbo car has no lag is like saying some new tires that Michelin came out with (just making it up) has no traction loss due to friction. It's physically and mathematically impossible for a turbo engine to be lag free (compared to a NA one).

He would have been more believable if he said the lag is not noticeable.
Not quite, various F1 systems under development including an electric motor based supplement to normal gas pressure driven turbo chargers likely can produce a throttle response indistinguishable from a top notch NA response. Perhaps you means for a "conventional turbo engine...".

Also, on a semantic note isn't a turbo with no noticeable lag also "lag free"?
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