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fast·back

 (făst′băk′)
n.
An automobile designed with a curving downward slope from roof to rear.

fastback

(ˈfɑːstˌbæk)
n
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

fast•back

(ˈfæstˌbæk, ˈfɑst-)

n.
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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The appearance of the refinement was not limited, and under the hood of the fastback a five-liter V8 forced with 811 forces with a mechanical supercharger was installed.
That was until I was introduced to the charms of the second performance model from Hyundai in the UK - the N version of the i30 Fastback.
The roadster costs PS28,095 and the folding hardtop fastback RF PS29,895.
THE latest model in Hyundai's new sporting trim, the i30 Fastback N Line, is now ready for the road and available from dealers with prices starting from PS20,495 rising to PS24,760.
A SECOND performance model is joining Hyundai's stable in the UK with the arrival of an N version of the i30 Fastback.
ASECOND performance model in joining Hyundai's stable in the UK with the arrival of an N version of the i30 Fastback. On sale now, the hot Fastback comes with all the fun and thrills of the i30 N hatchback but in a bodystyle that adds class and practicality.
On sale now, the hot Fastback comes with all the fun and thrills of the Korean car makers' i30 N hatchback but in a bodystyle that adds class and practicality.
On mountain roads at the car's launch in Gran Canaria we saw an average of just 20 to the gallon while on the track consumption rose to single figures with the Fastback N showing just 9mpg on its trip computer.
AN ESTATE car is being added to Peugeot's flagship 508 range - and it drives even better than the fastback on which it is based.
Meanwhile, the FastBack Revolution OMS System combines the seasoning performance of the patented dynamic AccuFlavor[TM] Tumble Drum, the efficiency of the Modular Dust Collection System, and the advanced FastBack 260E-G3 into one compact, cost-efficient, standalone unit designed to overcome seasoning challenges at the weigher.
So I am putting that right this week with the new i30 Fastback Premium - and was looking forward to adding the Korean car maker to my new car tick list.
"i30 N, Veloster N and i30 Fastback N have the same performance gene and share a strong character," said Thomas Schemera, Executive Vice President, Head of High Performance Vehicle & Motorsport Division.