shooting brake


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

shooting brake

n
(Automotive Engineering) Brit a former name for estate car
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shooting brake - another name for a station wagonshooting brake - another name for a station wagon  
beach waggon, beach wagon, estate car, station waggon, station wagon, waggon, wagon - a car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
References in periodicals archive ?
A surprise highlight of the day included a 1965 DB5 Shooting Brake, which sold for a final price of $1,765,000.
The new Ceed's monthly instalments of just PS169 per month***, whilst the sleek new ProCeed shooting brake is available for PS219*** in sports-orientated 'GT-Line' trim.
What you're looking at here is the same engine slotted into Merc's compact CLA 45 Shooting Brake. It will be available with either a 387bhp version of the 2.0-litre turbocharged engine, or a full-fat 421bhp S version.
Likely to cost from about PS20,000, it lines up alongside the existing Ceed hatchback, estate and shooting brake, and will sell midway between the Stonic and Sportage.
In Mercedes-speak, it's the Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 4MATIC Shooting Brake and it's the fifth variant on the A-class range.
The upwardly-mobile South Korean car maker prefers to call the halo model of its revamped Ceed family a shooting brake - which sounds altogether much more sexy.
Ride comfort, space and variability define the all-round properties, its modern interpretation of the classic shooting brake concept establishing a distinctive style within the compact segment.
"Space and versatility of a tourer in a five-door shooting brake body," announces Kia's briefing book, which uses words like "stunning, daring design".
The main eye-catcher has been the new CLA Shooting Brake. Beside it, the Concept EQV provides an insight into how Mercedes-Benz Vans sees the future of battery-powered people movers in the premium segment.
The three-door pro_cee'd coupe becomes the five-door ProCeed shooting brake.
Instead it leans towards what was a popular alternative worldwide during the 1950s, the shooting brake.