Full Day Car Rental at American Luxury Auto Rental Orlando (Up to 31% Off). Three Options Available.

American Luxury Auto Rental Orlando Florida Center North

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Very professional and outstanding service. The vehicles were beautiful. I would definitely recommend them to anyone I know. It was such a blast renting from them. I will be back!
Elena E. · July 26, 2017

What You'll Get


Choice of:

  • Camaro SS Convertible or BMW 228I Convertible Full Day Rental
  • 2017 Mercedes GLC 300 Full Day Rental
  • Porsche Boxster S Full Day Rental

Horsepower: An Estimate of Engines’ Energy

A fine-tuned engine performs at peak capacity, running smoothly and generating more horsepower. Read on to learn more about horsepower and what it means to work.

An engine that packs a lot of horsepower is an engine that is ready to work. The 18th-century engineer James Watt coined the term to help sell steam engines to mills and mining operations. Watt estimated that an average horse, per minute, could perform 33,000 foot-pounds of work—meaning it could pull 330 pounds a total distance of 100 feet. It was just a rough estimate, but Watt’s calculation has endured as an official unit for measuring engines’ work.

The Benefits of Horsepower

The Model T only had 20 horsepower, but modern cars have left Henry Ford’s creation in the dust. Popular cars, like the Camry or CR-V, house engines that provide 150+ horsepower, an ample amount for running errands and towing kids’ wagons behind them. High-performance luxury cars, meanwhile, boast more than 700 horsepower for more powerful acceleration, and trucks that need to carry heavy loads often fall within the 300–400 range.

Bonus Points

  • The unit could have just as easily been _pony_power, since Watt originally calculated that an average mine pony could do 22,000 foot-pounds of work. To arrive at horsepower, he simply increased that number by half.
  • Watt’s work on work was so influential that a fundamental unit of modern science bears his name.
  • Incidentally, the electrical equivalent of one horsepower is 746 watts, or roughly the same energy it takes to totally shred a Van Halen guitar solo.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. May be repurchased every 90 days. Reservation required. Subject to availability. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Insurance Required by driver. Valid driver licenses. Must be 25 or older. Deposit required depending on vehicle. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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