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Hot and Loud: Turbosmart at Australia’s biggest horsepower festival – Summernats

Billed as Australia’s biggest horsepower festival, Summernats is held annually in the nation’s capital city, Canberra. The festival has built an international reputation based on the insane burnout competition, but there’s a lot more to it than that. Read more


Turbosmart for Ford

With its EcoBoost range of vehicles, Ford has decided that boost is the way of the future. Of course, we happen to agree! It’s no surprise, then, that we’ve produced a whole range of products for EcoBoost-engined Fords. Kompact Shortie … Read more


What is compressor surge?

Everyone knows the sound of turbo flutter, that distinctive ‘tsu-tu-tu’ noise that usually happens between gear changes. Well, that noise can do more harm than good… Read more


Highlights: The BangShift Turbosmart Pro Mod Shootout

Turbosmart sponsored the Pro Mod Shootout at the 2015 Street Car Super Nationals in Las Vegas. Read more


Turbosmart’s award-winning Pro-Gate50 Lite Now Available

Turbosmart’s new Pro-Gate50 Lite is now available! Read more


Speed Demon: The world’s fastest piston engine, wheel driven car

With a record smashing average speed over one mile of 439.024 mph (and a top speed of 462 mph) the Speed Demon is the fastest piston engine car of them all – and it uses Turbosmart blow-off valves in an unbelievable way. Read more


What is International Blow-Off Valve Day?

November 28 is International Blow-Off Valve Appreciation Day! Read more


Turbosmart’s Award-Winning New Products Revealed at SEMA 2015

Turbosmart have taken the wraps off three brand new products at this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Read more


SEMA Success: Turbosmart named runner up for Best New Street/Performance Product

Turbosmart is proud to announce that our e-BoostHP has been named Runner Up in SEMA’s ultra-competitive Best New Street/Performance Product category. Read more


Turbosmart’s new releases for Nissan: Kompact BOV and IWG-75 Internal Wastegate Actuator for Juke 1.6T

Turbosmart is proud to introduce the latest additions to its model specific bolt-on range, with the release of the IWG-75 Internal Wastegate Actuator and Kompact blow-off valves for the Nissan Pulsar SSS and Juke 1.6T. Read more


Team Turbosmart’s Bailey Racing wins Drag Week 2015

Team Turbosmart stole the show at Drag Week 2015. Tom Bailey took out the overall win, while Cal Hayward topped the Small Block Power Adder class, and Frank Saponaro was the runner-up in Big Block Power Adder. Glenn Hunter was on the way to a class win, until technical difficulties put him out of the running on the last day. Read more


Turbos Direct Pro Mod Team Wins 2015 US Nationals

The Turbos Direct Pro Mod team have won the most prestigious NHRA drag race in the world, the US Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway. Read more