grand touring car


Definition of grand touring car

: a usually 2-passenger coupe

Illustration of grand touring car

Illustration of grand touring car

Examples of grand touring car in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Bugatti Chiron was designed to be the ultimate grand touring car, combining outrageous power with comfort, ease and refinement. Peter Valdes-dapena, CNN, "Road tripping in a $3 million Bugatti," 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,, "Lexus' fresh prince of grand touring: The LC 500," 25 Apr. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'grand touring car.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of grand touring car

1956, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about grand touring car

Time Traveler for grand touring car

Time Traveler

The first known use of grand touring car was in 1956

See more words from the same year

Statistics for grand touring car

Cite this Entry

“Grand touring car.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

Comments on grand touring car

What made you want to look up grand touring car? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!