FIRST UP... A BIG SELLING POINT FOR HOLSET TURBOS IS THEY SOUND AWESOME-
AS THE VIDEO BELOW SHOWS!
NOW... THE COMPRESSOR RACING MERCEDES E55 AMG TURBO DEMO CAR
FEATURING A REAR/TRUNK/BOOT MOUNT HOLSET HX55 TURBO!
The tuning world, especially with turbocharging, is full of myths, most of them false if we're honest, so to help dispel a few of them, as well as because it's fun, we decided to fit a massive (1000bhp) capable turbocharger to a W210 E55 AMG. We didn't fit it in the engine bay though, oh no, we fitted it in the boot!
Most people would think this doesn't work, but when done right, using the right turbocharger, as we're keen to prove, it really can. Work is still in progress, but keep an eye on this page, and take a look at the pics and vids below, to see how we're getting on...