Definition of cab–forward
of a train or automotive vehicle
: designed with the cab (see 3cab 3) or passenger compartment placed farther forward than usual a cab-forward locomotive It features the increasingly popular cab-forward treatment—wider wheel-base, roomier inside—dual air bags and available ABS. — John Russell, Essence, November 1994 The big-car feel is reinforced by the cab-forward interior that pushes the windshield far forward. — Patrick Bedard, Car & Driver, June 2000
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