Definition of fastback
: an automobile with a roof having a long curving downward slope to the rear; also : the back of such an automobile
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Simple economy cars include the 1974 Datsun 610 Bluebird, a 1975 Isuzu 117 two-door fastback and a 1988 Nissan Pulsar NX SE Sportbak.
The historic references such as the three bars in the headlight housing are small but significant, the long hood and wide track help give it a ready-to-pounce stance, and the fastback roof swoops down toward distinctive textured taillamps.
Bullitt’s dash through San Francisco in a 1968 Mustang fastback hit speeds of up to 110 mph, and McQueen did a lot of the driving himself.
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