bodyshell

bodyshell

(ˈbɒdɪˌʃɛl)
n
(Automotive Engineering) the external shell of a motor vehicle
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The new car is a four-door and uses the lower and longer new Megane's bodyshell.
It has become more driver-orientated with its 50 per cent stiffer bodyshell offering much improved driving dynamics.
It has become more driverorientated, with its 50% stiffer bodyshell offering much-improved driving dynamics.
Here for the first time Mercedes-Benz has implemented an all-aluminium bodyshell as part of large-scale series production.
The vehicle replaces the current version and features a new bodyshell built on the manufacturer's 'global compact platform'.
As for safety features, it boasts a first-in-class pedestrian airbag, autonomous emergency braking, and a state-of-the-art bodyshell combining high-strength steel and lightweight aluminium.
Last year, the manufacturing powerhouse celebrated the production its 1,000th bodyshell for the legendary Morgan 3 Wheeler and announced plans to create up to 100 new jobs within the next two years.
Technically, the biggest change is a new platform for the Soul, based on the latest Kia cee'd, with the promise of improved ride and handling, plus greater refinement thanks to the car's upgraded suspension, stiffer bodyshell and more efficient soundproofing.
It is finished in a new brushed metal silver exterior colour which gives the impression that the bodyshell has been carved from a single billet of solid metal.
Technically the biggest change is a new platform for the Soul, based on the latest Kia cee'd, with the promise of greatly improved ride and handling, plus greater refinement thanks to the car's upgraded suspension, stiffer bodyshell and more efficient soundproofing.
The battered bodyshell of the Mini Clubman 1275 GT lay in the tunnels under the factory for more than 30 years.
As well as an all-steel structure along with full suite of airbags, Subaru's vehicle dynamics control system and symmetrical allwheel drive also contribute to the XV's road-holding while high-tensile steel is also used for key sections of the bodyshell to improve rigidity.