In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- One, an Audi, is front-wheel drive, a mechanical system it shares with every other similarly sized hatchback.
- This means more driveline and chassis content and complexity in segments that previously only offered front-wheel drive.
- Fiestas have always been fun cars to drive and this new model is no exception, the front-wheel drive provides a positive feel and the grip inspires enough confidence to push the car to its limit.
- The point about all these models is that they are all front-wheel drive and the Transit is rear-wheel drive - until now.
- For those of us who live in areas where snow and ice are a real concern for a good part of the year, front-wheel drive was a godsend.
- After the summer shutdown in August, the Southampton plant in the U.K. will build front-wheel drive short and medium wheelbase versions, and the Izmet plant in Turkey will produce selected rear-wheel drive versions.
- Many boy racers end up in ditches, after mistakenly assuming that their front-engined, front-wheel drive vehicles will behave the same way as stuff they see on television.
- The De Ville is relatively successful and will be the only remaining front-wheel drive vehicle in the lineup.
- Ordinarily, the vehicle runs in a front-wheel drive mode, but if wheel slippage is detected, power is automatically delivered to the rear wheels.
- All competitors drive a Fisher prepared Peugeot 206 XSI with a 1.6 litre engine and front-wheel drive.
- While we're at it, don't bother picking a car for its front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, or mid-mounted engine - pick it because it's pretty.
- The crossovers are characterized by uni-bodies and a drivetrain that at least starts out as front-wheel drive.
- Today's version is the sixth generation of the breed and over the years the car has grown in size and moved from longitudinal rear-wheel drive to transverse front-wheel drive.
- The following model year, Chrysler plans to unveil a thoroughly revamped LH platform that shifts from front-wheel drive to rear-wheel drive, same as the E-Class.
- Yes, it is roomier than an Omega, despite a shorter overall length, notably in the altitude of its load bay, thanks to the lower floor that front-wheel drive makes possible.
- But here is BMW's new small car, its Audi A3 and Volkswagen Golf rival, flying in the face of the hatchback class's front-wheel drive convention simply because that is the way BMWs have always been.
- It was a small, affordable, front-wheel drive economy car that was quite powerful.
- The original Mini, introduced in 1959, brought transverse front-wheel drive to the auto industry, and stayed in production virtually unchanged for 41 years.
- Add a transverse engine and front-wheel drive layout and the result is a cabin which must have the most spacious rear seat legroom in the class.
- Dubbed Versatrak, it provides front-wheel drive until extra traction is needed.
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