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  • 1rear-wheel drive — rearˈ wheel drive noun A system in which the driving power of a vehicle is transmitted to the rear wheels • • • Main Entry: ↑rear * * * n. a transmission system that provides power to the rear wheels of a motor vehicle [as adj.] a rear wheel… …

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  • 2Rear-engine, rear-wheel drive layout — In automotive design, a RR, or Rear engine, Rear wheel drive layout is one which places both the engine and drive wheels at the rear of the vehicle. In contrast to the RMR layout, however, the center of mass of the engine itself is actually past… …

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  • 3rear-wheel drive — /rɪə wil ˈdraɪv/ (say rear weel druyv) noun 1. a vehicle propulsion method in which the engine power is transmitted to the rear wheels (opposed to front wheel drive and four wheel drive). 2. a vehicle with such a propulsion system. Also, rear… …

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  • 4rear-wheel drive — condition in which the motor of a vehicle turns the rear wheels …

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  • 5rear-wheel drive — noun a transmission system that provides power to the rear wheels of a motor vehicle …

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  • 6rear-wheel drive — (RWD) A configuration in which the rear wheels of the vehicle are driven …

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  • 7Rear-engine, four-wheel drive layout — In automotive design, an R4, or Rear engine, Four wheel drive layout places the engine at the rear of the vehicle and drives all four wheels. This layout is typically chosen to improve the traction or the handling of existing vehicle designs… …

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  • 8Four-wheel drive — This article is about the class of vehicle drivetrains. For other uses, see Four by four/Four wheel drive (disambiguation). All wheel drive redirects here. For the all wheel drive in motorcycles, see two wheel drive. The Jeep Wrangler is a 4WD… …

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  • 9Quattro (four wheel drive system) — quattro (meaning four in Italian), is the name used by Audi AG to indicate that four wheel drive (4WD) technologies or systems are used on specific models of the Audi automobiles.Audi.com Glossary [http://www.audi.com/audi/com/en2/tools/glossary/e… …

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  • 10Mid-engine, four-wheel drive layout — The Lamborghini Murciélago uses the M4 configuration. In automotive design, an M4, or Mid engine, Four wheel drive layout places the internal combustion engine in the middle of the vehicle, between both axles and drives all four roadwheels. It is …

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  • 11Mid-engine, front-wheel drive layout — MF layout In automotive design, a MF, or Mid engine, Front wheel drive layout is one in which the front road wheels are driven by an internal combustion engine placed just behind them, in front of the passenger compartment. In contrast to the… …

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  • 12Front-wheel drive — (or FF layout) is a form of engine/transmission layout used in motor vehicles, where the engine drives the front wheels only. Most modern front wheel drive vehicles feature a transverse engine, rather than the conventional longitudinal engine… …

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  • 13All Wheel Drive — Der ursprüngliche Zweck des Allradantriebs ist eine weitgehende Geländetauglichkeit des Fahrzeugs Allradantrieb (und …

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  • 14front-wheel drive — /frunt hweel , weel /, Auto. a drive system in which engine power is transmitted through the front wheels only. [1925 30] * * * front wheel drive «FRUHNT HWEEL», a system in which power is transmitted to the front wheels of a motor vehicle. * * * …

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  • 15front-wheel drive — /frʌnt wil ˈdraɪv/ (say frunt weel druyv) noun 1. a vehicle propulsion method in which the engine power is transmitted to the front wheels (opposed to rear wheel drive and four wheel drive). 2. a vehicle with such a propulsion system. Also, front …

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  • 16Jeep four wheel drive systems — Jeep uses a variety of four wheel drive and all wheel drive systems on their various vehicles. These range from basic part time systems that require the driver to move a control lever to send power to four wheels, to permanent four wheel systems… …

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  • 17Front-engine, front-wheel drive layout — In automotive design, a FF, or Front engine, Front wheel drive layout places both the engine and driven wheels at the front of the vehicle. This layout is typically chosen for its compact packaging, allowing the rest of the vehicle to be designed …

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  • 18Six-wheel drive — Six wheel drive, 6WD, and 6x6 are terms used to describe a drivetrain which allows all six wheels to receive power from the vehicle s engine simultaneously. Unlike four wheel drive drivetrains, the system is still largely confined to off road… …

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  • 19all-wheel drive — (AWD) A variation of four wheel drive (4WD) designed to improve on road traction in unfavorable road conditions or for ultra high performance driving. All Wheel Drive (AWD) reduces wheel slippage and provides greater driver control over the… …

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  • 20two-wheel drive — (2WD) A vehicle s drive system in which two of the four wheels (either front or rear) are driven. Compare four wheel drive …

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