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what's the difference between horsepower and torque

  • Understand torque, hp, and axle ratios

    January 15, 2020 9:05AM by Jim Park

    TORONTO, Ont. — Horsepower always gets top billing in engine ratings, but it’s torque that does most of the heavy lifting in today’s powertrain. Here’s what the numbers mean, how they relate, and how they affect performance: Torque is a