BorgWarner's EFR Turbochargers Continue Winning Reputation

          BorgWarner's EFR Turbochargers Continue Winning Reputation

BorgWarner's Race-Proven Turbocharging Technology Continues to Deliver
Powerful Performance and Durability for INDYCAR, American Le Mans Series and
Time Attack Champions

PR Newswire

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 31, 2013

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --BorgWarner's second year as
the official turbocharger supplier of the IZOD IndyCar^® Series reinforced its
reputation for durability and powerful performance. BorgWarner's EFR
(Engineered For Racing) turbochargers maintained their no-incident track
record after logging nearly 450,000 miles during practice, test, qualifying
and race events over two complete IZOD IndyCar Series seasons. EFR
turbochargers also boosted the 2012 U.S. Time Attack and 2013 World Time
Attack champions as well as the American Le Mans Series LMP2 champion for
2011, 2012 and 2013, all without incident.

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"From INDYCAR to Time Attack, high-revving vehicles endure punishing thermal
stresses, vibration and pressure. BorgWarner's latest EFR turbochargers
deliver a winning combination of quick response, powerful performance and
reliable durability even in these extreme environments," said Frederic
Lissalde, President and General Manager, BorgWarner Turbo Systems. "Our solid
track record reinforces BorgWarner's reputation in materials expertise,
aerodynamic techniques and innovative engineering. We are pleased to
contribute to the success of these racing professionals."

With a range of units supporting 225 to 1,000 horsepower per turbocharger,
BorgWarner's EFR Series offers an unprecedented combination of advanced
technologies designed to boost the performance of downsized engines while
improving fuel economy. Streamlined EFR turbochargers for the IZOD IndyCar
Series feature low-weight, race-proven Gamma-Ti turbine wheels and shaft
assemblies for quick boost response. Patent-pending ceramic ball bearings
increase thrust capacity and durability while improving turbine efficiency at
low expansion ratios. The investment cast stainless steel turbine housing also
increases efficiency, improves durability and resists corrosion. For more
information, visit

BorgWarner's latest EFR turbocharging technology will be featured at the 2013
SEMA Show, the world's premier automotive specialty performance products trade
event, held in Las Vegas on November 5 - 8.

About BorgWarner
Auburn Hills, Michigan-based BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) is a technology
leader in highly engineered components and systems for powertrain applications
worldwide. Operating manufacturing and technical facilities in 56 locations in
19 countries, the company develops products to improve fuel economy, reduce
emissions and enhance performance. Customers include VW/Audi, Ford, Toyota,
Renault/Nissan, General Motors, Hyundai/Kia, Daimler, Chrysler, Fiat, BMW,
Honda, John Deere, PSA, and MAN. For more information, please visit

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used with permission. IZOD is a registered trademark of pVH Corp, used with

SOURCE BorgWarner

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