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Pferdestärke (horsepower) (PS)

What does PS mean in car terms?

PS (short for Pferdestärke - Horse Strength in German) is how the power produced by an engine is measured and is defined as metric horsepower. 1PS equates to 0.98BHP.

Related Jargon

What does brake horsepower (BHP) mean in a car?

Brake horsepower (BHP) is a measurement of how much power a car engine produces.

What does PS mean in car terms?

PS (short for Pferdestärke - Horse Strength in German) is how the power produced by an engine is measured and is defined as metric horsepower. 

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