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A kilowatt is the metric unit for power. A horsepower is the Imperial unit for the same thing. So there's absolutely no reason why a kilowatt shouldn't be used to measure the output power of a car engine in the same way that a horsepower was. In fact, outside the US, most countries rate their car engines in kilowatts not in horsepower.

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