tour·​er | \ ˈtu̇r-ər How to pronounce tourer (audio) \

Definition of tourer

2 : one that tours

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The exhaust soundtrack has been engineered to have the bass-heavy harmonics that buyers reportedly associate with grand tourers. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, "The 2020 McLaren GT Is a Mid-Engined Supercar Built for Luxurious Grand Touring," 15 May 2019 From then on, the rotary was reserved mostly for niche lightweight sports cars and luxury grand tourers, until Mazda disappointed Wankel lovers everywhere by stopping production after 2012. Matthew Jancer, Popular Mechanics, "The Rhombus Rotary Engine: Can a Quirky New Design Top the Famous Wankel?," 18 Jan. 2019 Then, in 2007, Ken Wheeler, an aircraft designer and bike tourer, discovered that the best vibration damping, durability, strength and stiffness came from a hollow bicycle frame made of … wood? Roy M. Wallack,, "Summer is calling: Fitness gear to get you outdoors – and moving," 5 July 2018 To accommodate its duties as long-distance tourer, the GT uses load-leveling air springs in the rear multi-link suspension. Dan Neil, WSJ, "2018 BMW 640xi GT: A High-Riding, Roomy Sedan That’s Fun to Drive," 20 Apr. 2018 Why aren’t all luxury grand tourers sold with a long-roof version? Mike Duff, Car and Driver, "Zagato Builds an Aston Martin Vanquish Wagon, and We’re in Love," 23 Oct. 2017 The tuning-fork brand is gunning for Harley with its humongous Star Venture, a full-dress tourer that combines Japanese refinement with a stonking huge V-twin. Davey G. Johnson, Car and Driver, "Niken a Go Go: Yamaha’s Radical New Three-Wheeled Sportbike," 26 Oct. 2017 With long-distance comfort for four passengers, E400 combines the luxury and beauty of a grand tourer with state-of-the-art technology including smartphone integration, a widescreen cockpit and the latest driver-assistance systems. Emma Jayne Williams, star-telegram, "Mercedes-Benz updates its E400 Coupe for 2018, adding elegance, tech features | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 14 Oct. 2017 Stories are a bike tourer’s greatest currency, especially with hosts who have desk jobs and dream of returning to the road. Katie Kramon, idahostatesman, "Warm Showers offers hospitality for road-weary cyclists, at no charge," 1 May 2017

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First Known Use of tourer

1924, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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