sports car

noun

Definition of sports car 

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

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Rimac’s vehicles are all electric super sports cars. Don Reisinger, Fortune, "Why Porsche Just Invested in a Croatian Electric Supercar Company," 20 June 2018 Harry and his new wife Meghan have left Windsor Castle in an open-top classic sports car for their evening wedding reception at Frogmore House on the Windsor estate. Emilia Petrarca, The Cut, "Meghan Markle Changed Into a Second Wedding Dress," 19 May 2018 Harry and his new wife Meghan have left Windsor Castle in an open-top classic sports car for their evening wedding reception at Frogmore House on the Windsor estate. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Totally Changed Her Hair After The Royal Wedding And It's So Pretty," 19 May 2018 Harry and his new wife Meghan have left Windsor Castle in an open-top classic sports car for their evening wedding reception at Frogmore House on the Windsor estate. Michelle R. Martinelli, For The Win, "Prince Harry drove Meghan Markle to Royal Wedding reception in classic Jaguar," 19 May 2018 Back in 2011, Will drove Kate to Clarence House in Prince Charles' Aston Martin Volante sports car. Michelle Manetti, Good Housekeeping, "Prince Harry's Jaguar's License Plate Had a Hidden Meaning," 19 May 2018 Here’s news sports car fans can get revved up about. Jeff Yip, Houston Chronicle, "2019 Mazda MX-5 gets 26-hp boost," 23 June 2018 It was developed following a bitter dispute between Henry Ford II and the owner of the Italian sports car firm. Fox News, "Historic Ford GT40 could be worth record-breaking $12 million or more," 13 June 2018 The new Tesla Roadster—an update of Tesla’s first, ultra-premium sports car—was revealed in late 2017 at an event also announcing the Tesla Semi. David Z. Morris, Fortune, "Elon Musk Says Tesla’s Next Roadster Will Feature Actual SpaceX Rocket Thrusters," 10 June 2018

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1919, in the meaning defined above

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sports car

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sports car

: a low, small car that seats two people and that is made for fast driving

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