There is a lot of talk about it, but hardly anyone really knows how it works: torque. We get to the bottom of the term that even kids know, but many adults and even petrolheads can't explain - whether they admit it or not. How torque works, why you can't accelerate without it and what the difference is to horsepower - Nicki and Jonathan give a little crash course in the new episode of Changing Lanes, the official podcast of BMW.
03:20 calculating torque
06:58 torque and power
09:40 e-cars accelerating
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