Revolutionary Mercedes Turbocharger Design Explained

It sounds simple, but nobody has ever done it before.

Have you been wondering at all why it is that, after several years of Red Bull dominance in Formula 1, Mercedes-Benz has suddenly destroyed all opposition this season? Well, one very good explanation, apart from also having a couple of very talented drivers, is the new design of the MB turbochargers, something which no other team has. The turbos make for such efficient use of space that the cars can enjoy several other performance tweaks.

But we won’t get too into it here, the video actually does an excellent job of breaking down the advantages of the new design.

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