Mazda 6, twin-turbocharged AWD

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  1. Eisenflower

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    Really good to see mazda moving back to making products that are fun to drive and more performance oriented.

    After they ceased producted on the mx series and the rx-7, I found that a lot of their cars were pretty boring and more family oriented.
     
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    OH GOD YES!
    This just makes the Mazda6 even better. I really like Mazda's thinking..."let's take an already sexy car, slap 2 turbochargers on it and put the power down with all four wheels!"
    I can't wait to be scared to death by the price tag.
     
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    Totally agree!
    I love the mazda 6 and now i love it even more :D
    I know that i want this car for sure if i ever need something more like a "famliy car".
     
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    wait... lemme do the Mazda math of 1hp = 0.3 true horsepower

    276-hp = 82.8 hp... So it looks like that beast will put down a solid 60whp! sweet!
     
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    ha...............ha.....................ha.........................

    I'm willing to bet they don't make that mistake again tho, lol.
     
  7. billybob

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    Yeah, silly miata and MazdaSpeed cars were just so boring-oriented!

    Am I the only one that sees no merit in twin-turbocharging a 4 cylinder engine?
     
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    They do it for the same reason Porsche twin turbo's their six's.
     
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    Hmm.

    Make that make sense by explaining your point.

    Porsche uses horizontally-opposed 6 cylinder motors, which have 2 different banks and therefore 2 different headers... which lends itself much more naturally to a twin or sequential turbocharging setup. This car has a small 4 cylinder which has only one exhaust manifold, which lends itself to single turbocharging or supercharging much more than some nonsensical twin-turbo setup wherein the turbos will likely be too big to spool quickly or too small to hold peak boost to redline.


    So, being that you now know that Porsche uses an H6 setup and this is an L4 setup let's try explaining your point a bit more throughly.
     
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    Winnar is Pat!
     
  12. Scott

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    This would have Sequential would it not? Just like an RX7 or Supra..Single exhaust feeding a smaller turbo which feeds a larger turbo? Or maybe thats what you said and i misunderstood.
     
  13. John Doe

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    Please explain why they would use a sequential twin-turbo setup on a 2.3L inline 4 cylinder motor. Please also do not use large inline 6 cylinder or high-revving rotary motors as any sort of justification or example in your reply.
     
  14. beaker

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    its quite simple.

    people are stupid.

    they think "huuuum that der car has one turbbbbbo, it must go pretty darn quick...... this one has 2? twice as fast!" dosent matter if it works better, just thats the thoughts
     
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    But the logistics of making it work, as I mentioned ina post earlier, far outweigh the benefits and cost.
     
  16. Scott

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    Im not arguing if it would work or not work. Just probably what they would use.
     
  17. John Doe

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    We can all make that simple assumption for ourselves, or wait for specifications, the actual question was why.
     
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    You said earlier not to use "large" inline six cylinder engines in explanations. Well what about the 2.6 Liter twin-turbo engine in the GT-R? There can't be that big a difference between 2.3 and 2.6 liters of displacement?
     
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    I still agree with jay leno when he said the rx8 interior was made by klingons
     

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