10 Turbocharged classics for boost on a budget


The whine of a turbocharger spooling up and the hyperspace-jump feeling of thrust when the boost hits is addictive experience. Today we’re seeing modern cars with tiny turbos on small-displacement engines to maximize fuel efficiency are common, but not long ago turbos were reserved for performance applications only. Some may argue that “there’s no replacement for displacement,” but to deny yourself the fun of driving a turbocharged car is a big mistake. For those with turbo addiction problems or looking to start a new habit, here are 10 cars with boost that can still be had on the cheap.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/12/07/budget-turbo-cars