In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1caballo (de fuerza) masculinea 90-horsepower engine/car — un motor/coche de 90 caballos (de fuerza)
- For $45,000 you can own a Dodge SRT - 10 dry-wall hauler powered by a 500 horsepower Viper V10 engine.
- Rolls Royce has developed a 4,000 horsepower turbo prop engine that may be used to power the Douglas DC 7D long range airliner.
- Powering the ‘new Ford Taurus’ is a 2.3 L four-cylinder engine rated at 160 horsepower.
- Built in 1992, it is also controversial due to its 75,000 horsepower nuclear engine.
- The 1350 horsepower engine almost forces me to stand on my brakes.
- The craft is powered by two 440 horsepower, six-cylinder engines backed by two water jets, which move the craft forward by drawing water in the bottom of the boat and pushing it back out at high speeds.
- Ultralight aviation was pioneered in 1976 by John Moody with a 10 horsepower go-cart-powered engine.
- The Workman 3100 has a Kohler 23 - horsepower air-cooled gas engine.
- MFV ‘Carrig Ban’ was a 36 ft fully decked timber vessel built by Hickeys with a 120 horsepower Perkins engine.
- Its 1,001 horsepower engine powers it from to 60 mph in less than three seconds, reaching 186 mph in under 14 seconds.
- They are powered by 700 - horsepower, methanol-burning engines and reach speeds of 170 mph.
- There are no suspensions for these race vehicles, and engines vary from 5 horsepower to more than 30 hp.
- With it's 1200 horsepower diesel engine, the T-98 is as mobile as the M-1, and has much better gas mileage.
- However, with the 110 horsepower diesel engine it is still fast and refined, and capable of returning over 40 miles per gallon.
- The 85 - horsepower gasoline engine provides most of the power.
- The RV is powered by a Caterpillar 350 - horsepower diesel engine and an Allison transmission.
- Retailing at $1,898, it comes equipped with a 20 horsepower twin cylinder engine and is a whiz at chopping dense growth.
- The six-liter, 325 - horsepower turbo diesel engine can muscle you up loose inclines and keep you in the passing lane.
- It was powered by two 220 - horsepower diesel engines driving Jacuzzi high-speed jet pumps.
- The car will be powered by a 2.2-liter, turbocharged diesel engine generating 136 horsepower.
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