The Horsepower Wars

Over the years, cars have become more powerful and more efficient. Which cars have the most horsepower, and how does it affect your auto insurance rates?

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UPDATED: Apr 20, 2020

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Things to Remember...

  • Whether you drive a car with a dinky 4 cylinders and 180 horsepower or a tire burning 600 horsepower muscle car, there is one thing that ever driver should want, cheap auto insurance
  • Newer cars can now have increased horsepower and be fuel efficient
  • There has developed a rivalry between the Camaro and Mustang to have the same amount of horsepower

How much horsepower is too much horsepower? Well, is there such a thing as a car with too much horsepower? Over the years, cars have become more powerful and more efficient.

Whether you drive a car with a dinky 4 cylinders and 180 horsepower or a tire burning 600 horsepower muscle car, there is one thing that ever driver should want, cheap auto insurance!

Enter your ZIP code above for free auto insurance quotes and then check out the detailed graphic below showing what has happened to horsepower and efficiency over the years:

 

How much is auto insurance for a high horsepower car? Well, the only way to find out exactly is to get some quotes. Enter your ZIP code right now to get started with a free auto insurance comparison online.

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