two-star petrol

two-star petrol

n
(Elements & Compounds) Brit leaded petrol that has a low octane number; inferior leaded petrol
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I once put two-star petrol in a Triumph Spitfire designed for four-star.
The car ran on two-star petrol and had a petrol-saving Speedhold device for long distance cruising.
It might be my age, but I can still remember the days of two-star petrol, and the competition with other kids at school as to what kind of fuel their parents cars used.