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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It's rear-engined, rear-wheel drive layout maximises interior space and it is incredibly easy to park, manoeuvre or complete a U-turn because the turning arc of the front wheels is not restricted by the engine.
Being rear-engined was a bit of a disadvantage because it could not easily be loaded from the rear as the engine cover intruded on the interior space, but it was advantageous in terms of traction and interior noise.
The model features a reworked front end with a minor nip and tuck, hunchback-like rear end, tail lamps inspired by the ones found on Porsche's iconic rear-engined sports car, sleek-looking centre console with touch-sensitive surfaces, a centre stack dominated by a wide high-resolution screen, three-spoke steering wheel and Audi-esque digital instrument cluster.
Today, we don't have a single final assembly line for commercial jets; we were in the 1960s developing the first rear-engined wide bodied range of European Airbus aircraft [BAC Three Eleven and X-Eleven(s)], but the Government at the time gave in to the French demands that all Airbus aircraft should have wing-mounted engines.
Chris is building a very short rear-engined kit car," explained Hartlepool DMC competition secretary Chris Langan.
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.
Long-standing Porsche fans and younger enthusiasts will also be intrigued to reflect on how Porsche has developed the unique rear-engined concept of the 911 continually over the past 50 years.
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.