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A conversion for ps.
by Glenn H on 09/14/03 at 01:47:45

Many motorcycles come out with "ps" power ratings instead of horsepower or kilowatts.

eg. 164ps@10,500rpm.

Do you have a conversion for ps to horsepower, or ps to kilowatts?

What does ps stand for?

Thanks for your help.


Re: A conversion for ps.
by Robert Fogt on 09/14/03 at 04:21:03

Check out the Power conversion page here:
[url]http://www.onlineconversion.com/power.htm[/url]

ps is the symbol for pferdestärke, which is German for horsepower. The symbol ps is used in both the German and Japanese markets.

pferdestarke is the same as metric horsepower, or I should say ps is the symbol for metric horsepower.

1 pferdestarke = 0.9863201 horsepower [international]
164 pferdestarke = 161.7564919 horsepower [international]

As you can see, ps is very close to regular horsepower. If you just need an estimate, you can interchange them.  164 ps = 164 hp


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