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Yes. Another example that might help:
The motors in my F350 and my wife’s Explorer are rated at 400hp. One of them make 860ft-lbs of torque at around 2,000 rpm the other makes 415ft-lbs of torque at around 5,500rpm. Which is which and which? Which will get a get a load moving easier?
Internals matter a lot. High strength while light weight matters a lot, friction, so many things. A MotoGP bike is pushing 280-300 HP per liter, and that’s wheel HP.
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Talking about revs-v-output, my old pal Alan Hilton is the head honcho of the vintage Matchless team that go to the IoM every year racing their [very] old bikes in the vintage races. We were actually discussing this very subject last Wednesday, and he, being a crumbly old fart, was reminiscing on the 'old days' when the East Germans raced their lunatic two-strokes in the 125 and 250 classes. revving up to an insane 18,000 rpm, the engines did not last long - one race, in fact. The Eastie-beasties would literally re-engine the bike for the next race, saving only the crankcase.
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