Unit of measurement used for describing the amount of work a motor can do.
The ability for your motor to get the vehicle up to top speed. Unlike torque which is the get up and go power from a dead stop. Horsepower can be thought of as work done in a minute 33000 ft. lbs / 1 minute Report this Word Added by: chadchm8
Rating used for engines (such as gasoline), not for electrical motors. Should never be considered in a vacuum purchase.