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Horsepower, which is expressed with the words Horse Power in English and therefore abbreviated as HP, is the most important key that gives information about the performance of a motor vehicle. For this reason, it is one of the factors affecting the prices of motor vehicles. HP, or horsepower, with a very simple definition, refers to the power that the engine obtains at a certain time.
The term horsepower for motor vehicles in history was first used by James Watt. Horsepower in vehicles is expressed in HP. The horsepower of vehicles is a value that shapes the automotive market. Because, one of the most important issues for both those who look at the used car advertisements and those who are considering buying a new car is how many horsepower the vehicle has.
The amount of power required to move a load of 75 kilograms at a distance of 1 meter in 1 second time unit is expressed in horsepower.
What Affects Horsepower?
Many details such as the size of the vehicle, whether it is front-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive, the number of gears, whether the engine is gasoline or diesel affect the performance.
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