rear-wheel drive


: a system that applies engine power to the rear wheels of a vehicle

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Recent Examples on the Web Lucid has been slashing its prices, most recently by as much as $7,000 for its Air Pure sedan with rear-wheel drive. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, 9 May 2024 Both dual- and single-motor versions will be available, with single-motor versions featuring rear-wheel drive. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, 27 Mar. 2024 Reuters reports: New Model Y rear-wheel drive and Long Range model prices will be reduced for deliveries now through Feb. 29, Tesla said in a notice on its website, adding that that price would increase by $1,000 or more on March 1. Owen Bellwood / Jalopnik, Quartz, 12 Feb. 2024 Every model comes with an eight-speed automatic shift and rear-wheel drive. Josh Max, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 The company is also considering a twin-motor, rear-wheel drive layout. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 5 Oct. 2023 Audi claims more efficient versions of the Q6, with rear-wheel drive and designed for longer range, will become available after the initial launch. Karl Brauer, Robb Report, 18 Mar. 2024 Mark Zaleski / The Tennessean, Mark Zaleski / The Tennessean / USA TODAY NETWORK Good samaritans help a driver out after his rear-wheel drive vehicle got stranded on Rosa L. Parks Blvd. David Baratz, USA TODAY, 20 Jan. 2024 Lucid said its base Air Pure model with rear-wheel drive would now start at $71,400 Lucid also plans on offering $1,000 for customers to purchase charging equipment. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, 15 Feb. 2024

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“Rear-wheel drive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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