## What does PS mean on a car?

PS or PferdStarke is the metric measure of horsepower. It is the equivalent of 98.6% of one HP. The official measure in the European Union is kW – kilowatts – but is rarely used in everyday descriptions. Let’s talk about torque…

**How to calculate power to mass ratio?**

Calculating PWR It’s very easy to calculate a power-to-weight ratio. Simply divide the power output of a vehicle by its weight. For example, if you have a car that weights 2000 pounds and has 250 hp, the PWR will be as follows: 250 / 2000 = 0.125 hp for every pound of car.

**How to calculate power-to-weight ratio in kW?**

To calculate the power-to-weight ratio, all you have to do is Divide the weight of the vehicle by its engine power. The result is a quantity in kilograms per kilowatt of engine power. Example: Your vehicle weighs 1.800 kg and has an engine output of 400 kW.

### Is PS the same as horsepower?

PS — this stands for pferdestarke in German, which literally translates to horsepower. This is the most commonly used measurement in Europe and is the exact equivalent to horsepower in measurement.

**What is a good PWR?**

Power-to-weight ratios vary across a wide spectrum. Generally, untrained riders have an FTP below 2.0 W/kg for men and 1.5 W/kg for women, while professional racers may be capable of sustaining more than 6.0 W/kg for men and 5.5 for women.

**Is PS and BHP same?**

The difference between PS and BHP is marginal with one PS being 98.6% of a BHP. It is also referred to as metric horsepower. For example, 150 PS is equivalent to 147.9 BHP, typically you would see the BHP rounded up to 148 BHP in this example.

## What is 120 ps on a car?

Including: PS — this stands for pferdestarke in German, which literally translates to horsepower. This is the most commonly used measurement in Europe and is the exact equivalent to horsepower in measurement.