coachwork

noun
coach·​work | \-ˌwərk \

Definition of coachwork 

: an automobile body : bodywork

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Period documentation indicates that the Park Ward coachwork over the Bentley’s chassis cost Prince Abd al-Ilah of Hejaz the equivalent of $13,000 in 1958—or $112,000 with 60 years of inflation factored in. Fox News, "1958 Bentley stolen by Saddam Hussein and destroyed in Iraq War restored in USA," 3 Aug. 2018 The model had Pininfarina coachwork and was Ferrari’s most successful early line, which included several racing and road-going variants. Hannah Elliott, Bloomberg.com, "The Most Beautiful Ferraris Ever Made Will Pop Up All Over New York This Weekend," 7 Oct. 2017 Others on display included a 1962 250 Ferrari in competition yellow and a 512 LM race car, plus Dinos and plenty of models with Pininfarina coachwork. Hannah Elliott, Bloomberg.com, "Get Up Close and Personal With the World’s Top Classic Cars," 21 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of coachwork

1906, in the meaning defined above

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