American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- abbr. brake horsepower
“Powered by a 60 kW 80 bhp motor, range will be about 100 miles.”
“Based on the Lotus Elise, the Roadster has the most impressive performance of any EV: 248 bhp 185 kW motor; top speed 130 mph; 0-60 in 4 seconds; and a range of over 200 miles.”
“Power output was a meagre 14 bhp (10 kW) but was applied directly to the wheel.”
“And the 6.75 liter V12 engine, despite outputting 453 bhp, purrs politely.”
“And the 6.75 liter V-12, despite outputting 453 bhp, emits all but a polite purr.”
“They get 400 bhp Holden Commodores and we get poxy Astras! on December 11, 2009 at 10: 19 am R/T”
“Seen from a distance, the car's long, flat hood and imposing grille communicate a healthy dose of motoring authority, and its 6 3/4-liter, V8 engine (it has 505 bhp and goes from 0-60 in 5.1 seconds) bolsters that authority with actual performance on the road.”
“We had the 6-liter twin-turbocharged 12-cylinder engine (621 bhp) up to 150 mph before hitting turn 12 along the back of the course -- but the car's stopping power was even more impressive.”
“It has 621 bhp and 590 foot-pounds of torque from a 6-liter, direct-injection engine.”
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