Torpedo body

Tor`pe´do body

1.An automobile body which is built so that the side surfaces are flush.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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He commisioned Parisian coachbuilders Lavocat et Marsaud to build the staggered two seat torpedo body. And three weeks later, it was registered for the road, directly descending from the full racing Brescia Bugattis that swept the board at the Italian Grand Prix in 1921.
The ends of the cylindrical torpedo body are about 2 in.
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