# Heavier

Can you modify your car so it will go faster?

What makes a fast car fast? The motive force for a car is the engine. Every engine produces an amount of work-energy measured in mechanical horsepower...

Does the weight of a toy car affect its speed?

Does weight affect speed of car? Car weight affects both speed and acceleration. It`s all about `power to weight ratio`. Does the weight of a miniatur...

Does the car have to be heavier to move faster?

Do heavier or lighter cars go faster? It's clear that a lighter car requires less force to accelerate than a heavier one. With a heavier car of the sa...

How does the weight of a car effect the stopping distance of a car?

Does car weight affect stopping distance? The weight of a car absolutely does affect it's braking distance. Most heavier cars have more robust brake s...

Why does a heavy toy car go faster than a lighter toy car and get acorss a jump?

Do heavier toy cars go faster? Weight affects speed down the ramp (the pull of gravity), but it's the mass (and friction) that affects speed after a c...

How does the size of vehicle affect its weight?

What do larger and heavier vehicles have? It's a matter of physics Bigger and heavier is safer than smaller and lighter. Large vehicles weigh more and...

Why do lighter matchbox cars move slower than heavier?

Why does a heavier ball roll faster than a lighter ball? There will be a resultant force which will be proportional to the mass of the object. Hence a...