Tech Torque

1000HP+ A90 Supra Pistons

September 15, 2021 High Performance Academy Season 1 Episode 44
Tech Torque
1000HP+ A90 Supra Pistons
Show Notes

What is the design and thought process behind aftermarket piston manufacturing for relatively new engines to the scene like the BMW B58 found in the Toyota A90 Supra?

At PRI Barry Pettit from Mahle Motorsport took us through some of the considerations they put into their forged A90 Supra B58 engine pistons. Interestingly even with the idea in mind that their customers would want to crank up the boost and take things to 1000HP and beyond, unusually, these forged examples are LIGHTER than the OEM versions, yet stronger. Nailed it!

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