what´s the difference between a twin turbo and a bi-turbo?

Asked by Aug 05, 2009 at 12:47 PM

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from a technical stand point Bi-turbo is when a car has 1 turbo to each bank of the engine (boxers, and V engines) where as Twin is for straight engines where 2 turbos are back to back 1 small 1 large. (MKV twin turbo Supras) all that being said many people will call bi-turbo motors twin turbo motors simple cause its more common.

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