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Synonyms for torque

a twisting force

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Even Scott Makowski, EcoBoost powertrain engineering manager admitted, "This EcoBoost engine might be small in displacement"--yes--"but it delivers where a Mustang driver expects it with a broad, flat torque curve and great drivability under any conditions.
The smooth torque curve through the six-speed transmission is a particular feature.
5-liter gasoline turbo direct-injected (GTDI) engine produces 365 horsepower at 5,700 rpm and an expansive torque curve that plateaus at 350 lb.
However, in normal driving the torque curve is big enough to hide the transmission's reluctance.
Despite working through one fewer forward gear than many of its competitors, the fourbanger's broad torque curve makes the car quick enough to squirt through traffic, and it returns top-of-the-class fuel-economy numbers.
The torque curve has also been modified and is higher across the engine's rev range.
The special aspiration system not only improves peak power output but flexibility and power development as well thanks to a more generous torque curve in the lower and middle engine speed range.
The new engine not only improves fuel consumption but also smoothens out the torque curve in the Campro, delivering a more 'responsive' drive.
This single-cylinder configuration makes for a lighter, more compact and more fuel-efficient power plant that also boasts a supremely usable torque curve.
While the car tops out at 147mph some fine in-gear acceleration translates to a more sporting driver experience consistent with a flat torque curve and a constant delivery of power - perfect conditions for confident overtaking and comfortable long distance cruising.
The system's torque-limiting piston pump is able to sense and react to hydraulic loads, for better utilization of the engine's torque curve.
Petrol direct injection is combined with a turbocharger to deliver convincing performance levels and torque curve despite its smaller displacement.
Not only does it possess oodles of outright power for flat-out acceleration from start, but there's a relentless stream of low-down power from the unusually flat torque curve.
Not only does it possess oodles of outright power for flat-out acceleration from the start, but there's a relentless stream of low-down power from the unusually flat torque curve.
Thanks to this, the engine features an optimised torque curve and offers better driveability.