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Re: 2002 - No More Turbos
Yes, I recall something similar to this. As I recall, the testing was
done in London and the exhaust out of the Saab was cleaner
than the air that the citizens of London breathe every day.
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On Sat, 14 Mar 1998 09:14:26 -0700 "Frank Amoroso"
>I seem to recall an article on SAAB's trionic engine management system
>had intake air, to car #1 (some SAAB), coming from the exhaust of
>car, #2, (I think it was another SAAB), the end result is that the
>from car #1 ended up cleaner (in many respects) than the exhaust form
>#2. I do however forget it whether car had a turbolader? Anyone
>what I'm talking about or am I talking out of my gluteus?
>>Wouldn't be so sure about that. Direct injection provides much better
>>fuel economy and helps reduce CO and CO2, but NOx emissions actually
>>ballistic. I've read Mitsubishi had to go through lot of efforts to
>>the GDI on the new Carisma conform to German emission regulations and
>>the Iridium (sp?) cat designed to do this is said not to last too
>>Saab is going to offer turbocharged engines _only_ in the near future
>>and it's a Swedish company, where enviroment protection is taken very
>>seriously. I've also read an article about a car built by Greenpoint
>>activists on the Renault Twingo platform. It uses 2 cylinder
>>turbocharged engine, achieving nearly 100hp per litre output.
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