Supercharger Specification Matrix Chart (Part 1)

Answering the Popular Question: “What’s the Difference?”

With so many options in the way of superchargers, it’s easy to get confused on what-is-what and what it does once you have purchased it. This chart is to help aid in the decision of what brand and model of supercharger that is right for you.


Vortech & Paxton Specification Matrix Chart

Compressor

Compressor Type

Maximum Horsepower Supported

Maximum Boost (PSI)

Maximum Air Flow (CFM)

Type of Drive

Max Impeller/Screw RPM

Compressor Inlet Hose Diameter

Compressor Outlet Diameter (I.D.)

Self Contained

Recommended Usage

Active or Discontinued

Paxton Automotive

Novi 1000

500hp
15
850
Ball Drive
40,000
3.25″
2.60″
No
Street/Light Duty Race
Discontinued
Novi 1000RR
500hp
15
850
Gear Drive
40,000
3.25″
2.60″
No
Street/Light Duty Race
Discontinued
Novi 1200
775hp
22
1150
Gear Drive
52,000
3.50″
2.38″
No
Street/Race
Active
Novi 1200SL
775hp
22
1150
Gear Drive
52,000
3.50″
2.38″
Yes
Street/Race
Active
Novi 1220
725hp
17
1050
Gear Drive
53,000
3.50″
2.38″
No
Street/Race
Active
Novi 1220SL
725hp
17
1050
Gear Drive
53,000
3.50″
2.38″
Yes
Street/Race
Active
Novi 1500
825hp
26
1200
Gear Drive
55,000
3.75″
2.75″
No
Street/Race
Active
Novi 1500SL
825hp
26
1200
Gear Drive
55,000
3.75″
2.75″
Yes
Street/Race
Active
Novi 2000
970hp
26
1400
Gear Drive
55,000
4.00″
2.60″
No
Street/Race
Active
Novi 2000 Race
970hp
26
1400
Gear Drive
55,000
4.00″
2.60″
No
Race
Active
Novi 2200
1000hp
27
1000
Gear Drive
60,000
4.00″
3.00″
No
Street/Race
Active
Novi 2200SL
1000hp
27
1000
Gear Drive
60,000
4.00″
3.00″
Yes
Street/Race
Active
Novi 2500
1300hp
30
2000
Gear Drive
60,000
4.00″
3.00″
Yes
Street/Race
Active
Vortech Engineering

V-1
A-Trim

480hp
10
720
Gear Drive
45,000
3.50″
2.38″
No
Street/Race
Discontinued
V-1
B-Trim
550hp
15
800
Gear Drive
48,000
3.50″
2.38″
No
Street/Race
Discontinued
V-1
S-Trim
680hp
20
1000
Gear Drive
50,000
3.50″
2.38″
No
Street/Race
Discontinued
V-1
R-Trim
750hp
24
1100
Gear Drive
50,000
3.75″
2.38″
No
Street/Race
Discontinued
V-1
Si-Trim
775hp
26
1150
Gear Drive
55,000
3.50″
2.38″
No
Street/Race
Active
V-1
SC-Trim
680hp
20
1000
Gear Drive
53,000
3.50″
2.38″
No
Street/Race
Discontinued
V-1
SCi-Trim
725hp
21
1050
Gear Drive
58,000
3.50″
2.38″
No
Street/Race
Active
V-1
T-Trim
825hp
26
1200
Gear Drive
55,000
3.75″
2.38″
No
Street/Race
Active
V-2
E-Trim
775hp
17
1150
Gear Drive
52,000
3.63″
2.38″
No
Street/Race
Active
V-2
SC-Trim
680hp
17
1000
Gear Drive
53,000
3.50″
2.38″
No
Street/Race
Discontinued
V-2
SCi-Trim
725hp
17
1050
Gear Drive
53,000
3.50″
2.38″
No
Street/Race
Active
V-2
S-Trim
680hp
20
1000
Gear Drive
50,000
3.50″
2.38″
No
Street/Race
Discontinued
V-2
Si-Trim
775hp
22
1150
Gear Drive
52,000
3.50″
2.38″
No
Street/Race
Active
V-3
J -Trim
1100hp
28
1600
Gear Drive
55,000
5.00″
3.06″
No
Street/Race
Discontinued
V-3
R -Trim
1060hp
26
1500
Gear Drive
62,000
4.00″
3.06″
No
Street/Race
Discontinued
V-3
SCi-Trim
725hp
17
1050
Gear Drive
53,000
3.50″
2.38″
Yes
Street/Race
Active
V-3
Si-Trim
775hp
22
1200
Gear Drive
52,000
3.50″
2.38″
Yes
Street/Race
Active
V-4
J-Trim
1100hp
28
1600
Gear Drive
58,000
5.00″
3.20″
No
Street/Race
Active
V-4
X-Trim
1300hp
29
1700
Gear Drive
58,000
5.00″
3.20″
No
Street/Race
Active
V-4
XX-Trim
1400hp
29
1950
Gear Drive
64,000
5.00″
3.20″
No
Race
Active
V-4
Z-Trim
1450hp
32
2000
Gear Drive
60,000
5.00″
3.20″
No
Race
Active
V-5
D-Trim
480hp
25
700
Gear Drive
70.000
3.50″
2.06″
No
Street/Race
Discontinued
V-5
F-Trim
550hp
14
750
Gear Drive
52,000
3.50″
2.06″
No
Street/Race
Active
V-5
G-Trim
550hp
15
750
Gear Drive
52,000
3.50″
2.06″
No
Street/Race
Active
V-7
JT-Trim
1000hp
27
1450
Gear Drive
60,000
4.0″
2.64″
No
Race
Active
V-7
YS-Trim
1000hp
29
1500
Gear Drive
65,000
4.00″
2.64″
No
Race
Discontinued
V-7
YSi-Trim
1200hp
30
1600
Gear Drive
65,000
4.00″
2.64″
No
Race
Active
V-9
F-Trim
550hp
13.5
750
Gear Drive
52,000
3.50″
2.10″
No
Street/Race
Active
V-9
G-Trim
600hp
14
825
Gear Drive
52,000
3.625″
2.10″
No
Street/Race
Active
V-24
X-Trim
1300hp
29
1800
Gear Drive
64,000
5.00″
3.20″
No
Race
Active
V-24
Xi-Trim
NA
NA
NA
Gear Drive
NA
5.00″
3.20″
No
Race
Active
V-24
Z-Trim
1450hp
32
2000
Gear Drive
60,000
5.00″
3.20″
No
Race
Active
V-27
YSi-Trim
1200hp
30
1600
Gear Drive
65,000
4.00″
2.64″
No
Race
Active
V-28
123A-Trim
2800+hp
45+
4000+
Gear Drive
60,000+
6.00″
3.75″
No
Race
Active
Note: All supercharger information is provided by the manufacturers.

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