rear-engined


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rear-engined

adj
(Automotive Engineering) (of a vehicle) with the engine at the back
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rear-engined

[ˈrɪərˌendʒɪnd] ADJcon motor trasero

rear-engined

[ˌrɪərˈɛndʒɪnd] adj (Aut) → con motore posteriore
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Both are based on the Renault Twingo and boast a quirky rear-engined, rear-wheel drive layout.
THE Renault Twingo switches from a front-engined frontwheel-drive hatch to a rear-engined rear-wheel-drive city car.
THE Renault Twingo switches from a front-engined front-wheel drive hatch to a rear-engined rear-wheel drive city car.
Each of the four new 911 Carrera GTS models - a Coupe and a Cabriolet, available with either rear-wheel or all-wheel drive -- build on the established core values of the iconic rear-engined 911 by adding further technical features to generate even higher levels of dynamic performance and driving enjoyment.
Rear-engined cars are more expensive to make, which is why Renault is sharing the Twingo's platform with Daimler so the new Smart ForFour can use it.
The model is likely to be the first to use the Porsche-developed MSB-M architecture, which will to underpin all of VW Group's mid- and rear-engined sports cars from the successor to the Lamborghini Aventador to Porsche's new 911.
The original was a fast and well-thought out move to meet the demands of the post-war car market and was rear-engined on the pattern of the VW Beetle.
The Borders driver shocked America with the Lotus, as it was first rear-engined car to win the famous race at the Brickyard.
At the heart of the LP 560-4, which is behind the driver in this rear-engined vehicle, sits a 5.
6-litre twin-turbocharged 911, which is recognised as the standard-bearer for the rear-engined sports coupe.
VOLKSWAGEN returned to the rear-engined layout once seen in the firm's iconic original Beetle when it presented city car concept the Up
Slated for production in 2010 as a replacement for the not-so-successful Fox, it's a budget-priced, four-seat, rear-engined 800kg supermini which VW claim has class-leading levels of cabin space, because they've put the engine under the rear seat.