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Are horsepower and torque the same thing?

Difference between horsepower and torque output measurements 

When you’re searching for a used sedan, pickup truck or SUV, what’s the most important thing you look at? Besides interior amenities, cargo space and styling, the main selling point for most models is the amount of power they can produce. This is universally measured in horsepower and torque output, and bigger is always better. However, these two things are not the same – join Carizma Motors of Lubbock today as we show you the difference between horsepower and torque output measurements!  Read the rest of this entry >>

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What to look for when you test drive a used vehicle

When you’re on the hunt for a pre-owned car, truck or SUV, it can often feel like you’re venturing into the unknown – there are many variables that can make a promising model lose its value once you sign off, so it’s always best to come prepared. Today, Carizma Motors wants to show you what to look for when you test drive a used vehicle; knowledge is power, especially when it comes to investing in a new ride. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Does Texas require you to have two plates on your vehicle?

If you’ve ever taken a trip around our country, you’ve probably noticed a tiny discrepancy, but one that holds high importance in local laws – some states will only require you to have a rear license plate, but others (a majority of them, actually) need you to have tags on both the front and rear of your model. Does Texas require you to have two plates on your vehicle, then? We’ll show you today!  Read the rest of this entry >>