2014 BMW 535d: The Jalopnik ReviewTravis Okulski11/22/13 3:00pm16814EditPromoteGo to permalinkTorque, not horsepower, equals drivability. Accessible torque is what people need in everyday driving, not to rev the nuts off a car to make 200 horsepower. That's why diesel is brilliant. But years of negative stereotypes have painted a scarlet letter A all over diesel engines. It shouldn't.