AirWerks® Series Turbochargers

The Passion of Power

AirWerks is an independent aftermarket program from BorgWarner. This venture is focused on creating exceptionally high engine performance through forced induction technology. Why do the world’s most prominent auto manufacturers select products from BorgWarner? Simply put, we are the world leader in turbos for high speed, high temperature gasoline engines.

AirWerks Series Range
Forged milled compressor wheel (FMW)
Next generation forged milled compressor wheels (FMW)
360 Trust Bearing
360 Thrust bearings for increased reliability at higher turbo pressure ratios

Range of units supporting 120 to 1,875 horsepower per turbocharger

SX, SX-E and SX-R Series Turbochargers, Designed to Race

Developed as a joint effort between BorgWarner and GM’s in-house racing program in 2004, AirWerks turbochargers were designed to create reliable and consistent boost for GM’s Pro FWD (front-wheel drive) sport compact racecars.

The AirWerks SX, SX-E and SX-R incorporate serviceable twin hydrodynamic journal bearings with a high-pressure ratio compressor stage utilizing extended-tip technology and a high-efficiency turbine stage.

SX and SX-E Turbochargers, Designed to Race
AirWerks® S400SX
Record setting Pro-FWD GM Chevy Cobalt, single S400SX4
Team Turbo4 dragster boosted by a single AirWerks S400SX3 turbocharger

Range of units supporting 120 to 1,875 horsepower per turbocharger

Power Range

Faster spool-up at lower engine speeds. Powerful boost for top-end performance.
Innovative extended-tip technology delivers the increased airflow of a larger compressor wheel with the lower mass of a smaller, low-inertia wheel.

AirWerks Application Range

The chart on the right displays the rated peak horsepower capability for each AirWerks turbocharger (click to enlarge).

Dimensional Reference

Engineered specifically for drag racing, pulling and road racing, AirWerks turbochargers have earned a reputation as robust, brute-force boosting devices.

Click on a model below to see each turbocharger’s outline dimensions and its corresponding compressor map.

220-650 HP


320-1,000 HP


900-1,875 HP


600-900 HP


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