During the events of Turbo-Charged, Max is separated from Steel by Terrorax, a mysterious villain who wants to exploit the true potential of Max's T.U.R.B.O. Energy, and now Max's Turbo Modes are completely technologic rather than techno-organic. Max's first Turbo Mode was Turbo Armor Mode. Max also mimicks some of his old modes with his new gear, the Steel-Tek. An example is his power gloves, based on Turbo Strength.
When Max overloaded the Turbo Chamber, Steel links with Max and they formed Turbo Base Mode, their very first form.
Max's Turbo Modes
Here is a list of the following Turbo Modes Max Steel have used in the series. (Note that they are in order of appearance).Come Together Part One. Dredd, or beating Ultimate Elementor. It debuted in Come Together Part One. Come Together Part Two, Turbo Flight Mode allows Max, and Steel, to fly through the sky using T.U.R.B.O Energy. It is also powerful enough to send Max and Steel into space.
Camouflage Modesecond season, the color of the jacket changes to grey. It debuted in Come Together Part Two. Hard Water, Turbo Scuba Mode was used to fight Water Elementor, and to search for Toxzon at the end of Gone Fishin', along with several other instances when it came in handy. It has flippers for feet, and a slick, more aerodynamic form to swim faster in the water.
Turbo Super Mode is a transformation based oon the comicbooks that Steel was obssessed over, hence the cape and its look. By saying specific phrases, the mode activates powers similar to those of a Superhero, such as laser vision and others. This mode debuted in Supermania, but it was officialy named in The Ultralink Hunter.Elements of Surprise Part Two. N-Tek and infiltration. It debuts in Scrambled. Split Decisions. Pick Your Poison, used to fight against Toxzon and a hypnotized Ultimate Elementor. Hot Zone, Turbo Heat Mode is a bulky, large mode capable of converting Max's T.U.R.B.O. Energy into scorching fire. Although that it is extremely powerful, it costs a lot of energy and Max needs concentration in order to operate it, or otherwise, he will lose control and return to his Base Mode.
One of Max's most powerful modes, this mode was used for the first time on Makino Strikes Part Two to defeat Makino. Steel reconfigures the Steel-Suit to a improved and more powerful version upgraded with two cannons capable of burst T.U.R.B.O. Energy blasts. This mode requires vasts amounts of energy however.
With Turbo Spike Mode, Max obtains a pair of black, long whips with spikes on its ends, which Max can use to climb walls. It is one of Max's leanest and meanest modes on Max's arsenal and although it is very powerful, Max gets susceptible to attacks, as he loses a good part of his defensive properties.
When Max Steel activates Turbo Nova Mode, he is armed with three T.U.R.B.O. Energy cannons capable of defeating his enemies with a single shot. Its armor is highly durable, as it was created to explore the space and Max also gets much faster. It debuted in The Wrath of Makino in a competition to become the new commander of the Ultralinks.Earth by tearing it in half. This mode was gigantic and had two kinds of armors for Max and Jim. Makino uses his energy and Max's T.U.R.B.O. Energy to power this mode. It only appeared in The Wrath of Makino.
With Turbo Combo Mode, Max is able to combine each mode in his arsenal, to create fusions even powerful than before. The first combination done was Turbo Spike Mode between Turbo Cannon Mode, in the movie, Max Steel: The Dawn of Morphos, which marked the debut of this mode.Maximum Morphos solely to defeat Morphos. Team Turbo. Connect-Tek Sword, which originally belonged to his father. It debuted in Team Turbo.
Zombie Hunter SuitTeam Turbo Fusion Tek. Max is not equipped with any kind of weapon on this mode, but he later finds a pair of daggers which he used to fight against Professor Mortum. Team Turbo. La Fiera's claws, C.Y.T.R.O.'s wrecking ball and Tempestra's ice javelins. It debuted on Team Turbo Fusion Tek and it was only used to defeat Mortum's Turbo Scorpion Mode. Turbo-Charged and was used to defeat Terrorax.
Steel's Turbo Mode
In Ultralink Hunter, Steel unlocked Turbo Mimic Mode, a Turbo Mode that is only useable by Steel. This mode allows Steel to create his own versions of Max's Turbo Modes, at the cost of more T.U.R.B.O. Energy. However, by overusing this mode makes Max and Steel unable to change modes. So far, Steel has only mimicked Turbo Super Mode, Turbo Cannon Mode and Turbo Strength Mode.
- Most of the Turbo Modes have blue, black, and white. From Team Turbo and on, Max's modes gained new colors, such as yellow and red. In Turbo-Charged, Max's modes are green, silver and black, the last color having more prominence.
- Some of the Turbo Modes are all used in one episode.
- Ja'em Mk'rah's Turbo Modes
- Turbo Animal Modes - La Fiera's modes
- Turbo Storm Modes - Tempestra's modes
- Turbo Vehicle Modes - C.Y.T.R.O.'s modes