metric horsepower


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metric horsepower

[′me·trik ‚hȯrs‚pau̇·ər]
(physics)
A unit of power, equal to 75 meter kilograms-force per second; equal to 735.49875 watts.
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The vehicle is available with a choice of four engines, a 1.2-litre inline-three rated at 82 metric horsepower, and a 1.6-litre that produces 115bhp, with a 1.6-litre diesel four available in 92- or 100-horse specs.
The 'one-to-one' name expresses its power-to-weight ratio, which is one metric horsepower per kilogram of mass when the twin-turbo 5.0-litre V8 is running on E85 Ethanol, a witches' brew easily available in Sweden.
Two four-cylinder petrol engine options are being offered in the region, including a 1.4 litre delivering 100ps (metric horsepower), and a 1.6 litre delivering 123ps.