700HP Turbo BMW 320 Hillclimb Monster – Escort Cosworth Engine Swap ft. Anti-Lag by Oppliger
amazing BMW E36 powered by a Ford Escort Cosworth engine tuned up to 700HP by the famous Italian Cosworth specialist Oppliger Motorsport! That’s a real hillclimb monster!
What is Hillclimbing?
Hillclimbing (also known as hill climbing, speed hillclimbing or speed hill climbing) is a branch of motorsport in which drivers compete against the clock to complete an uphill course. It is one of the oldest forms of motorsport, since the first known hillclimb at La Turbie near Nice.
What is Anti-Lag System?
The anti-lag system (ALS) is a method of reducing turbo lag or effective compression used on turbocharged engines to minimize turbo lag on racing or performance cars. It works by delaying the ignition timing very slightly to balance an inherent loss in combustion efficiency with increased pressure at the charging side of the turbo. This is achieved as a small amount of fuel/air mixture escapes through the exhaust valves and combusts in the hot exhaust manifold spooling the turbocharger creating higher useable pressure.
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