Global automotive clean and efficient technology provider BorgWarner delivers its proven wastegate turbocharger for Honda’s new three-cylinder 1.0-liter gasoline direct-injected engine.
Initially the product is available for the Civic in Asia and Europe. BorgWarner said its compact turbocharger improves engine efficiency and boosts performance, helping achieve an outstanding power output of 95 kW (127 HP) with quick engine response.
Frédéric Lissalde, President and General Manager, BorgWarner Turbo Systems, “Designed for powerful, downsized engines, BorgWarner’s wastegate turbocharger combines high power density and excellent response in an extremely compact package.”
“BorgWarner’s first global development with Honda reflects our strong reputation as a leading supplier of advanced turbocharging technologies and supports our growth in Asia and around the world.” Lissalde said.
BorgWarner’s B01 turbocharger features a compact, robust design with low noise, vibration and harshness and facilitates the use of low viscosity oil. Its advanced materials withstand exhaust temperatures up to 950 degrees Celsius and rotational speeds of up to 285,000 rpm.