Torque vs Horsepower | How It Works

Added on 25 Apr 2018

Science Garage


Everybody knows that cars are about horsepower and torque! But what does that even mean? What is Horsepower? What is Torque? We get into the nitty gritty of force- talkin’ ‘bout Torque and ft. lbs., and we build up to the triumphant power we measure with horses. It's Horsepower! ...did I need to say horsepower? We explore the relationship between horsepower and torque. You’ll find out what all those dyno numbers mean, and why diesel engines can make a bunch of torque, but not always as much horsepower as gas engines. It’s FORCE! It’s POWER! It’s HORSES! It’s SCIENCE GARAGE!


Episode titleTorque vs Horsepower | How It Works
Episode number10
Date added25 April 2018
Run time9:52
CategoryFeature magazine
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