Horsepower is Still What Vehicle Owners Cherish

Horsepower is still what new vehicle owners cherish. They want to get a new car, truck or SUV with a certain amount of horsepower. Many still don't completely understand the background behind the term.

James Watt was a famous engineer in the 18th century. He was looking for a way to describe how much strength or energy it takes to pull a certain amount of coal. He figured out the average horse could pull 22,000 foot-pounds a minute. He bumped it up by 50% to claim horsepower as 33,000 foot-pounds in a single minute.

That's the standard even today for vehicles. Your vehicle could pull 33 pounds of weight a minute per every one horsepower. That should give you an idea of what some of the most well-designed motors can haul.

Honda of Great Falls has a variety of new car, trucks, and SUVs with an excellent amount of horsepower. You can visit today or call to schedule an appointment with one of our knowledgeable staff members.
Categories: Social

Comments

Nothing posted yet.
true true true true true true true true true true true true