sports car


Definition of sports car

: a low small usually 2-passenger automobile designed for quick response, easy maneuverability, and high-speed driving

Examples of sports car in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Japanese auto giant has announced a six-speed manual gearbox will be available as an option on the 2023 edition of its iconic sports car. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 28 Apr. 2022 Dubbed Project Ronin, the vehicle will be an electric sports car with seating for four and dramatic proportions, as revealed by the accompanying teaser image. Caleb Miller, Car and Driver, 4 May 2022 However, a plug-in hybrid sports car is in the works for Lamborghini. Elizabeth Gamillo, Smithsonian Magazine, 29 Apr. 2022 Rosenberger was offered a choice: a luxury version of the Volkswagen Beetle or a Porsche 356, the first sports car under the family name, designed by Porsche's son, Ferry. David De Jong, Forbes, 14 Apr. 2022 And, if an Italian sports car brings to mind a baby boomer in the throes of a midlife crisis, a thirty-year-old Land Rover or Chevy Blazer connotes a different kind of escapism: road trips, national parks, off-road adventures. Rachel Monroe, The New Yorker, 30 Nov. 2021 The whole family can experience the joy of a Mercedes-AMG sports car. Maren Estrada, BGR, 8 Apr. 2022 The money purchased a Fisker sports car for use by Hunter Biden to be owned in the name of Rosemont Seneca, said the former associate and another person. Aruna Viswanatha, WSJ, 28 Mar. 2022 Rita owned a red coat that looked like the one the woman thief donned, and the couple drove a red sports car similar to the thieves’ getaway vehicle. Jane Recker, Smithsonian Magazine, 24 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of sports car

1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sports car was in 1919

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18 May 2022

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“Sports car.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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