No more Turbo Lag thanks to Volvo!

Have a turbo lag problem? Well, leave it to the Swedes to think of something that’ll help. In a situation where you’re stuck behind a driver who insists on going under the speed limit on a highway, what you do is punch the throttle and let them feel your dust while waiting for boost pressure to build. Of course, the turbo lag last only few seconds but, as we can see, that’s just too much for the folks of Sweden.

So, in order to get that few lost seconds of life, Volvo developed a new PowerPulse technology. It may sound like something far too complicated but, it really is as simple as adding air storage tank to the engine and an air compressor. This is how it works: