In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in place names)
1GTGT cars of the 1950s — los GT / los grandes turismos de los cincuenta
- The history of the GTA goes back to 1965 when Alfa built the lightweight 1600 Giulia GTA Coupe (gran turismo alleggerita) for racing.
- At last, the gorgeous and exclusive Alfa 8C Competizione, Gran Turismo car, which is to be produced in a limited edition, makes its debut in Paris.
- As such, the GTi is a front-driver only, yet, as you would expect from a car carrying a gran turismo badge, it handles brilliantly, nonetheless.
- gran turismo
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