Crankshaft Horsepower vs. Wheel Horsepower?

Answer The term horsepower refers to the work power produced by cars or equipment. Car enthusiasts and manufacturers have two ways of measuring horsepower, at the wheel or at the crankshaft. Each method w... Read More »

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How to Calculate Wheel Horsepower to a Crank All-wheel Drive?

Throughout most of automotive history, the only way to test a vehicle's horsepower output was to pull out the engine and bolt it to an engine dynamometer. In the early 1980s, a man named Mark Dobec... Read More »

Mustang Crank Horsepower Vs. Rear Wheel?

The Mustang is a sports/muscle car introduced by the Ford Motor Company in 1964 and still in production (as of December 2010). Its horsepower can be measured in terms of either crankshaft horsepowe... Read More »

What is the horsepower rating on a Volvo L70 wheel loader?

The Volvo BM L70 wheel loader has an 87 horsepower engine, according to specifications posted on the Volvo website. Volvo produced the loader under the brand name Michigan beginning in 1986 and end... Read More »

How much horsepower does your car have?

Horsepower is a value that is calculated by indexing torque output and engine RPM, and is probably the single most defining factor when discussing a vehicle's performance. Methods of calculating h... Read More »