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## What is the most powerful electric motor?

Quark

Swedish hypercar manufacturer Koenigsegg has pulled the covers off what it claims is the most power-dense electric motor ever built. Despite tipping the scales at just 28kg, the 300M steel ‘Quark’ – as it has been dubbed – has a peak output of 250kW/600Nm.

**What is a kW motor?**

The car’s power is fairly straightforward and refers to the electric motor’s maximum output. This is measured in kilowatts (or 1000 watts) just like a normal internal combustion engine (ICE). The higher the kW figure, the more oomph you’ll get at the expense of energy consumption.

### How do you size an electric motor?

Use this formula to estimate motor horsepower: Horsepower (hp) = Voltage x Amerage x % EFF x power factor x 1.73/746.

**What kind of motor does a Tesla use?**

Tesla, for example, uses alternating current (AC) induction motors in the Model S but uses permanent-magnet direct current (DC) motors in its Model 3. There are upsides to both types of motor, but generally, induction motors are somewhat less efficient than permanent-magnet motors at full load.

## Is kW same as hp?

1 horsepower is equal to 0.74569987 kilowatts, which is the conversion factor from horsepowers to kilowatts.

**What is the kW rating of a 50hp electric motor?**

approximately 40.5 kW

So — 37,300 Watts / 0.92 = ~ 40,500 Watts is required to be input to the motor to get the 50 HP output. In terms of kiloWatts (kW), — the terms that your electric company charges you — this is approximately 40.5 kW.

### How do I choose an electric motor?

There are several characteristics that you need pay attention to when selecting a motor but voltage, current, torque, and velocity (RPM) are most important. Current is what powers the motor and too much current will damage the motor. For DC motors, operating and stall current are important.

**Which motor is more powerful AC or DC?**

AC motors are generally considered to be more powerful than DC motors because they can generate higher torque by using a more powerful current. However, DC motors are typically more efficient and make better use of their input energy.

## How do you select a motor kW?

The capacity at this point is 400 gpm or m3/hr. Using the bottom curve, determine the energy required by the pump in either brake horsepower (bhp) or kilowatts by finding the point for 400 gpm or m3/hr for impeller size “A.” According to the figure, the pump motor will use about 17 bhp or kW at this capacity.

**Can you oversize a motor?**

If the motor is undersized or too small, it will not handle load. If the motor is oversized or too large, the motor will be too expensive in terms of purchase point and operation.

### What voltage are Tesla motors?

Tesla car voltage differs by model: Tesla Model S runs on 375 volts. Tesla Model 3 runs on 350 volts. Tesla Model Y runs on 400 volts. Tesla Model X runs on 300 volts.

**How do you convert kW to hp in electrical?**

Here’s how you can convert kW to HP:

- 1 kW = 1.341 HP. The easiest way to remember the kW to HP conversion formula is to remember how many kilowatts is 1 horsepower of energy:
- 1 HP = 3/4 kW. We’ll convert kW to HP for 3 examples further on: For an average 110 kW gas car (Example 1)

## Which is bigger kW or hp?

**How many amps does a 60 hp motor draw?**

AC Motor Full Load Amperes

HP | 200 Volts | 550-600 Volts |
---|---|---|

40 | 120 | 41 |

50 | 150 | 52 |

60 | 177 | 62 |

75 | 221 | 77 |

### How many amps does a 75 kW motor draw?

Three Phase Motors

MOTOR RATING | HP | APPROX. F.L.C. AT LINE VOLTAGE |
---|---|---|

37 kW | 50 | 130 |

45 kW | 60 | 147 |

55 kW | 75 | 183 |

75 kW | 100 | 239 |