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An automobile designed with a curving downward slope from roof to rear.


1. (Automotive Engineering) a car having a back that forms one continuous slope from roof to rear
2. (Breeds) Brit a type of pig developed from the landrace or large white and bred for lean meat


(ˈfæstˌbæk, ˈfɑst-)

1. a form of back for an automobile body consisting of a single convex curve from the top to the rear bumper.
2. an automobile having such a back.
[1960–65, Amer.]
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HYUNDAI has announced the pricing and specification of the new i30 Fastback, the final model in the i30 family, joining the Hatchback, Tourer and the high performance N version.
Compared with the others in the i30 line-up, the Fastback has a roofline that is lowered by an inch-and-a-half, giving the car a wider stance, improving aerodynamics and creating a distinctive silhouette, set off with two new alloy wheel designs.
Called the i30 Fastback, the new model takes the proportions of the i30 and massages them with a lower front grille and reduced roof height (by 25mm).