BHP

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BHP

 
blood hydrostatic pressure; the pressure exerted by the blood cells and plasma in the capillaries.
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Rowell was driving a 1.4l turbo Toyota Starlet which had it's turbo cranked up to the maximum and other modifications which meant it was capable 140 brake horse power. Mr Barnett, who was not wearing a helmet, suffered bleeding on the brain which has left him with a range of problems for which he continues to have rehabilitation.
HOT CAR Max mph: 180 420 Brake Horse Power - 570 Nm of torque 4.7 litre engine V8 GT4 Engine 0-60 in 4.7 seconds 1,330kg in total Stripped out interior fitted with high-strength roll cage
Speaking as he tested his two-litre, 160 brake horse power, left-hand drive Ford Fiesta ST in Tan y Coed Forest, between Dolgellau and Machynlleth, Tom revealed taking part in Wales Rally GB, including a showpiece stage at the Millennium Stadium on December 6, would be the proudest moment of his fledgling career.
WHAT is brake horse power? And, if I knew, would I give a damn?
Nigel, from Coventry, will be racing her and hoping to go faster than her previous top speed of 55 mph - which she struggled to reach with an engine of only 13 brake horse power.
These cars reach speeds of up to 200mph with engines pumping out 450 brake horse power. The TA are principle sponsors of the leading Deuce Racing ASCAR team this year.
Other entertainment comes from the Fireforce Jet Cars, which produce 10,000 brake horse power to shoot them down the track with a huge burst of flames, leaving, a huge cloud of smoke behind them.
It's for the 'big boys', the car enthusiasts, people who know that bhp means brake horse power and not big high pants, which of course Kylie would never be seen dead in.
On paper the brake horse power per ton should be similar whichever route the competitor follows.
I found some money under the counter at the store a couple of times and I would use it to buy sweets!" Those karts had 30 brake horse power. His Mercedes racer today boasts in the region of 700.
Weighing in at 2685-lb and with a brake horse power of 1244, the Venom holds the Guinness World Record for production-car acceleration - 0-300 km/h in 13.63 seconds - making it the fastest road car.