Definition of chassis
: the supporting frame of a structure (such as an automobile or television) Leaf springs are attached to the car's chassis.; also : the frame and working parts (as of an automobile or electronic device) exclusive of the body or housing
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The Huntsville operation currently handles assembly, metal fabrication, welding, chassis and body painting, and injection molding for the Polaris Ranger off-road vehicles and Slingshot Moto-Roadster.
The chassis structure may be adapted from the Fusion/MKZ platform, but that’s out of sight.
The highlight of his career was coming in first place in his class — and 23rd over all — driving a Porsche 906 chassis at the 12 Hours of Sebring endurance race in Sebring, Fla., in 1970, Bobby Rahal said.
Also front and center is Honda’s competence in chassis development, particularly in the all-important aspect of steering.
Acadia came with the Dual Skyscape Sunroof ($1,400), automatic chassis damping system ($1,200).
There is widespread speculation that Lotus may make a bid to provide the engines, developed with Cosworth, or the chassis when the engine specs take effect in 2012.
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CHASSIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chassis for English Language Learners
: a frame upon which the main parts of an automobile are built
CHASSIS Defined for Kids
Definition of chassis for Students
: the supporting frame of a structure (as an automobile or television)
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