Electric cars

How much torque is enough in a truck?

How much torque is enough in a truck?

When it comes to trucks, the torque figures are always front and center. Why is the couple important? It is a measure of engine twist, not just power. The more torque you have, the more you can tow and the more stump you can pull.

New Rivian The R1T electric truck has 908 lb-ft of torque and the new The Hummer EV truck has 11,500 lb-ft of torque. These numbers were unknown just a few years ago; a 1995 Ford F-150 had only 265 lb-ft and a 2010 GMC Sierra 1500 had only 205 lb-ft.