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512 HP to kW

Welcome to 512 hp to kW, our post covering the conversion of 512 horsepower to kilowatts.

512 horsepower usually mean 512 mechanical hp or 512 metric hp, used, for example, to describe the power of cars in the US (converter default), respectively Europe.

However, it could also mean 512 electric hp or 512 boiler hp.

What’s more is that in case of electric horsepower the equivalent of 512 hp in kilowatts in the US slightly differs from the result of the conversion in Europe.



Note that you may overwrite 512 with another value, then make your choice in the drop-down menu, or proceed with the preselect unit hp(I) explained right below.

Read on to learn how to convert the work over time, taking into account the following short forms:

  • 512 mechanical hp, aka 512 imperial hp, are denoted as 512 hp(I)
  • 512 metric hp in short form is 512 hp(M)
  • 512 electric hp in the US are abbreviated as 512 hp(E) US
  • 512 electric hp in Europe in shortened form is 512 hp(E) Europe
  • 512 boiler hp in symbols are either 512 hp(S), or 512 bhp

512 horsepower in the context of US cars mean mechanical horsepower, hp(I), whereas 512 horsepower in the context of automobiles in Europe mean metric horsepower, hp(M).

512 HP to kW Conversion and Formulas

Here we use the formulas explained on our home page to obtain the following results which are rounded to two decimals:

  • hp(I): [kW] = [512] × 0.74569987158227022 = 381.8 kW
  • hp(M): [kW] = [512] × 0.73549875 = 376.58 kW
  • hp(E) US: [kW] = [512] × 0.746 = 381.95 kW
  • hp(E) Europe: [kW] = [512] × 0.735 = 376.32 kW
  • hp(S): [kW] = [512] × 9.810657 = 5023.06 kW

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In the next part of our post you can learn about the conversion of 512 hp to watts.

512 Horsepower to Kilowatts

Reading so far, you already know how to change 512 horsepower to kilowatt for all definitions and types of hp. But what about 512 hp to watts?

A kilowatt is a multiple of the unit of power watt. One kilowatt is 103 watts (W).

Thus, to convert 512 hp to watts use the formulas or our converter, and then multiply the result by 1000.

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512 HP to kW Summary

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512 hp =

  • 381.8 kW for mechanical hp
  • 376.58 kW for metric hp
  • 381.95 kW for electric hp US
  • 376.32 kW for electric hp Europe
  • 5023.06 kW for boiler hp

Except for boiler hp, you may use the approximation kW = 3/4 × 512 hp.

This rule of thumb is often accurate enough.

And for 512 air or hydraulic horsepower, use hp(I).

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– Article written by Mark, last updated on December 19th, 2023