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WATCH: Torque and gears - why hybrid engines in F1 cars are more 'torquey'

2018-07-14 19:00

Robin Classen

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When talking about the performance of a car, you will most certainly hear the terms kilowatts and torque.

WATCH: Car power vs torque - what's the difference?

An engine produces most of its torque at a certain point in the rev range, also called its peak.

The synchronization between torque and gears is pivotal in a race and finding the right combination between gear ratios can prove to be the difference in a race.

Watch the video below to find out more about F1 hybrid engines:


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