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Torque and BHP explained

Most people have some idea of what an engine's power is, but are hazy about exactly what the torque figure represents. In fact, many cars that feel powerful are showing the effects of strong torque rather than high power output. Read more

The engine - how power is created

The conversion of fuel energy into power in an engine starts when petrol is mixed with air in a device called a carburettor, to form a highly combustible mixture. Read more

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