Torque vs horsepower

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  1. Drain Bamage

    Drain Bamage Brown Belt

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    Which is more important for accelleration?
     
  2. Hidden_Hand

    Hidden_Hand Purple Belt

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    Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall, torque is how far you take the wall with you.
     
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  3. JSN

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    Horsepower unless you’re talking about 0 to like 2 mph.
     
  4. IloveTHIS

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    Lol I was going to say the same thing.
     
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  5. Grassshoppa

    Grassshoppa Green Belt

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    Torque. Best for about the first 60' or 330' then you're going to need horsepower to get a good 660' time and will really need horsepower for a good 1320' time.
     
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    Torque is great if you're a bus or truck driver.
     
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    Minotauro Rex TAKE MY ADRENOCHROME Platinum Member

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    I recently read Toyota's new Direct Shift CVT transmission makes acceleration from stop faster.
     

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