grand touring car


Definition of grand touring car

: a usually 2-passenger coupe

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Examples of grand touring car in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Skysphere is a sporty roadster that, with the push of a button, physically stretches into a grand touring car that drives itself while passengers relax—at least in theory. Laura Burstein, Robb Report, 11 Aug. 2021 The standard Chiron is really a grand touring car -- easygoing, beautiful to look at, comfortable and pleasant to drive -- but with weirdly outrageous power and acceleration. CNN, 10 June 2021 The Bugatti Chiron was designed to be the ultimate grand touring car, combining outrageous power with comfort, ease and refinement. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, 5 Oct. 2019 This new addition to the Lexus line is a quintessential grand touring car, right down to its long hood/short deck proportions. Al Haas,, 25 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of grand touring car

1956, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of grand touring car was in 1956

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“Grand touring car.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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