Definition of 'torque'
Example sentences containing 'torque'
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But not as wearing as the torque steer.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
And the power and torque of the engine are so great that the team has designed a bespoke sequential gearbox.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
This can boost engine power and torque by up to 30%.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The result is that you'll gain more power and torque.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2013)
The diesel engine is quiet and refined considering the cost of the car but it lacks low-down torque.The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The car handles with assurance and the adaptive 4x4 system means no more of the torque steer that plagued previous models.The Sun (2009)
The gearbox has only five speeds, but with that much torque, who needs more?Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2006)
The names of the roles are colourful; the grinder is the muscle, putting out enough torque to control the huge wind sail.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
More importantly, since riders are more interested in acceleration than maximum speed, that power and torque are available across the whole rev range.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
I like electric cars for their instant torque and smooth power delivery and this baby does 0-60mph in 4.2 seconds.The Sun (2014)
There's enough torque on tap to roll on and off the throttle for S bends and ample punch for determined acceleration.The Sun (2009)
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