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Boosting Technologies

As a leading supplier of innovative boosting technologies, BorgWarner is a competent partner to the automotive industry worldwide. Focusing on clean and efficient propulsion solutions, the company offers a variety of turbocharging solutions for combustion and hybrid vehicles of all sizes. No matter which kind of technology customers are looking for, BorgWarner offers the right solution for every application.

Light Vehicle Solutions

Supplying almost every OEM around the globe, BorgWarner’s product portfolio for light vehicles includes further developed classic turbochargers as well as high-performance solutions such as the company’s regulated two-stage (R2S®) turbocharging system and the latest variable turbine geometry (VTG) turbochargers. In addition, with its holistic approach and full-scope expertise, BorgWarner supports its customers in determining the right turbocharging solution for their product while complying with ever more stringent emissions regulations.

Wastegate Turbochargers

BorgWarner’s reliable wastegate turbochargers combine high power density and excellent response within an extremely compact package. Featuring an internal wastegate to control boost, BorgWarner’s solution is suitable for a variety of applications with low to medium power densities.

Wastegate Diesel

Our range of different wastegate turbochargers for diesel engines stretches from the extremely compact KP31 to the K03 for light commercial vehicles and covers engines with displacements from approximately 0.8 to 3.0 liters, BorgWarner offers the most suitable turbocharger based on your requirements and the space available.

Wastegate Diesel
Wastegate Diesel

Features:

  • System ready for the latest engine trends (Miller, Flex Fuel, etc.)
  • Dedicated thermodynamics and materials for upcoming emissions legislation (EU6d, Bejing6.2, LEV30)
  • Customizable turbine and compressor maps

 

Benefits:

  • Improved efficiency for superior dynamic response and high specific power output
  • Flexible, robust, low weight and compact packaging
  • Reduced fuel consumption and emissions

Wastegate Gasoline

Meeting highest quality standards, BorgWarner’s wastegate turbochargers for gasoline applications are capable of handling the high thermal stress occurring in gasoline engines. Offering a broad range of different versions, BorgWarner's solutions can be utilized in engines with a displacement ranging from 0.9 to 3.0 liters.

Wastegate Gasoline
Wastegate Gasoline

Features:

  • System ready for the latest engine trends (Miller, Flex Fuel, etc.)
  • Heat-resistant materials (up to 950 °C)
  • Low-inertia turbine wheel for a wider engine performance range
  • Tailor-made solution serves any application (2-12 cyl. engines)

Benefits:

  • Excellent response and power density as well as improved engine performance
  • Optimized NVH (noise, vibration and harshness)
  • Improved fuel economy and reduced emissions

Variable Turbine Geometry (VTG)

Our variable turbine geometry (VTG) turbochargers ensure precise adjustment to the relevant engine operative points. Equipped with adjustable, electrically actuated vanes that control the pressure upstream of the turbine, BorgWarner's VTG turbochargers enable nearly instant acceleration and optimum power output.

VTG Diesel

Controlled by either pneumatic or electrical actuators, BorgWarner's reliable and durable VTG turbochargers offer high degrees of efficiency. Available with water-cooled bearings to withstand severe thermal loads, the technology supports green engine concepts for applications with a displacement of between 1.2 and 3.0 liters.

 

VTG Diesel
VTG Diesel

Features:

  • CFD-optimized and patented vane design
  • Electrically actuated vanes
  • Allows precise adjustment to the relevant engine operating points

Benefits:

  • Enables λ = 1 over the whole engine rpm    
  • Quick response at low engine speeds
  • Allows rapid rise in boost pressure

VTG Gasoline

Featuring a robust VTG mechanism, our solution for gasoline engines provides reliable operation even under the toughest conditions. In addition, BorgWarner’s VTG turbochargers are the key to meeting ambitious boost pressure requirements. In Miller gasoline engines, the technology provides good LET capability and reduced fuel consumption with a moderate specific power output.

VTG Gasoline
VTG Gasoline

Features:

  • Excellent thermodynamic adjustment to Miller gasoline engines
  • Exhaust temperature capability up to 950°C
  • Available with and without a wastegate

Benefits:

  • Improved thermodynamics and excellent engine response in the lower rpm range
  • Lowered emissions and enhanced fuel efficiency
  • Excellent transient performance

Multistage Turbocharging Systems

BorgWarner's leading regulated two-stage (R2S®) turbocharger solution for passenger cars combines VTG or wastegate turbochargers in a compact design. Featuring small high-pressure and larger low-pressure turbochargers, the solution improves boost pressure over the entire engine operating range. 

Multistage Turbocharging Systems
Multistage Turbocharging Systems

Features:

  • Customization options allow all customer requirements to be met
  • High-performance variants with up to 4 turbochargers available
  • Adapt quickly to changing situations

Benefits:

  • Significant increases in power density
  • Enable engine downsizing for considerable reductions in fuel consumption
  • Improve torque, performance and exhaust gas recirculation rates while reducing emissions
Regulated 2-Stage Turbocharging (R2S®)
Schematic of the R2S®
Schematic of the R2S®

Commercial Vehicle Solutions

In addition to further developments of conventional turbochargers, BorgWarner’s product portfolio for commercial vehicles includes turbochargers featuring both a wastegate and variable turbine geometry (VTG). The company's multi-stage turbocharging solution (R2S®) is also available. By offering a broad portfolio of different effective technologies, we are able to provide the optimum solution to our various customers at all times, and this supports them in optimizing the entire system of their internal combustion engines.

Wastegate

With our broad spectrum of different sizes and types of our proven and reliable wastegate turbochargers, we improve performance for applications with a wide range of demands, including commercial vehicles, construction and agricultural machinery as well as industrial and marine engines.  

Wastegate CV
Wastegate Turbocharger

Features:

  • Supports engine displacements from 4.5 to 16 liters
  • Developed for applications between 20 and 1000 kW
  • Ball bearing optional

Benefits:

  • Increases fuel economy
  • Provides outstanding performance
  • Supports OEMs in complying with new and more stringent emissions regulations

Variable Turbine Geometry (VTG)

As a pioneer in developing VTG turbochargers for commercial vehicles and off-highway applications, BorgWarner offers its technologies for engines with a displacement ranging between 2 and 16 liters. In doing so, the company supports manufacturers in both improving performance and lowering emissions for the majority of their products.

VTG CV
VTG Turbocharger

Features:

  • "Roller-free" mechanism for corrosion and debris resistance optimizes material selection for high-temperature operation
  • Ball-joint linkage for improved corrosion and wear resistance
  • Swing Vane Mechanism varies flow nozzle and flow vector

Benefits:

  • Optimized fuel efficiency and improved transient response
  • Maximum calibration flexibility
  • Allows a large number of engine emissions strategies

Multistage Turbocharging Systems

With its extensive knowledge of turbocharging technologies, BorgWarner is able to offer customers the combination of turbochargers that best meets their demands. Regardless of whether it consists of two wastegates, two VTG turbochargers or a mix of both types, the company's robust and highly efficient multistage turbocharging solution meets customer requirements at all times.

 

R2S CV
R2S for Commercial Vehicles

Features:

  • Mechanism varies flow nozzle and flow vector
  • Optimized design helps manufacturers meet demanding system placement requirements
  • Vacuum or electric actuation

Benefits:

  • Contributes to enhanced fuel economy and reduced emissions
  • Improves torque, performance and exhaust gas recirculation rates
  • Allows significant increases in power density
Electric Boosting Technologies
Electric Boosting Technologies
Combustion
Combustion
Technologies
Technologies