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  • ...tured a powered fully-retracting roof and was one of the cheapest open-top cars in the world at the time. Since the [[Fiat X1/9]] most Fiat cabriolets have The Punto Van is a compact van that is used in a commercial environment. It is built with a diesel 1.3
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  • ...to take off in western Europe, especially in France where, in 1903, 30,204 cars were produced, representing 48.8% of world automobile production that year. ...Winton automobile|Winton]], and [[Ford Motor Company|Ford]] were producing cars in the thousands.
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  • ...cylinder layouts replacing longer straight-line arrangements. In passenger cars, [[V8|V-8]] layouts were adopted for all piston displacements greater than Smaller cars brought about a return a to smaller engines, the [[V4|four]]- and [[v6|six]
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  • ...handful of models during its lifetime, which were almost exclusively small cars, with the biggest being the short-lived [[Autobianchi A111]], a [[small fam ...(mechanics)|differential]] (final drive) that has become prevalent in its cars today. This car competed with the [[Innocenti]]-built [[Mini]], which was t
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  • ...were built before the shutdown of the firm in 1994. Subsequently, 2 more cars were completed (one more coupe, and one spyder) in 1999 and 2003. ...[California]], called Cizeta Automobili USA. He currently services exotic cars as well as continues to build (on demand) the Cizeta V16T.
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  • ...d]] (production in Thailand started March 2002 and lasted couple of years, cars were targeted for Asia Pacific markets). Between 1997 and 2005, 680,000 exa ...'''Sportwagon Q4''' (both using the 1.9 L 150 PS JTD diesel engine). These cars were equipped with a [[Torsen]] C four-wheel drive system and raised ride h
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  • |Body Styles:||[[FF layout|FF]] [[compact car|compact]] 5-door [[hatchback]] & [[station wagon]] The '''Alfa Romeo 33''' was a [[compact car|compact]] car built between by [[Alfa Romeo]] between 1983 and 1994.
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  • |Body Styles:||[[FF layout|FF]] [[compact car|compact]] 3- or 5-door [[hatchback]] ...lfa Romeo 145''' and '''Alfa Romeo 146''' were two [[compact car|compact]] cars produced by the [[Italy|Italian]] manufacturer [[Alfa Romeo]] between [[199
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  • |Body Styles:||[[FF layout|FF]] [[compact car|compact]] 3- or 5-door [[hatchback]] ...lfa Romeo 145''' and '''Alfa Romeo 146''' were two [[compact car|compact]] cars produced by the [[Italy|Italian]] manufacturer [[Alfa Romeo]] between [[199
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  • The '''Alfa Romeo 155''' is a [[compact executive car]] produced under the [[Italy|Italian]] [[Alfa Romeo]] [[marqu ...y on the 2.0 , but later followed by the 1.8 L). The 4-cylinder cars retained the twin spark ignition system but received Alfa-designed 16-valve
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  • ...e Crosswagon Q4 and Sportwagon Q4 (both using the 1.9 L JTD engine). These cars were equipped with a [[Torsen]] four-wheel drive system. *Best Compact Executive 1998 - (What Car - UK)
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  • |Body Styles:||[[FF layout|FF]] [[compact car|compact]] 3-door & 5-door [[hatchback]] The '''Alfa Romeo 147''' is a [[compact car|compact]] automobile produced by the [[Italy|Italian]] manufacturer [[Alfa Romeo]]
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  • ...-wheel-drive and transverse ("east-west") engine configurations in smaller cars saw that the shorter engine length of the V6 became highly desirable, and t ...dels with straight sixes. BMWs are [[rear wheel drive]], but Volvo builds cars equipped with [[front wheel drive]] and a [[transverse engine|transverse]]
    8 KB (1,196 words) - 20:17, 19 October 2010
  • ...onfiguration. It is the second most common engine configuration in modern cars after the [[straight-4]]; it shares with that engine a compactness very sui Narrow angle V6 engines are very compact but suffer from vibration. Lancia's [[1924]] engine was such a design; Lanc
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  • ...esigned and built cars, usually low volume variants of the main production cars of these automobile manufacturers. ...er of fresh and original design cues which found their way into production cars for decades to come. As a whole however it was a bit too wild and unbalance
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  • ...s]] by country of origin'''. This list excludes cars over 700 cc, and cars where production or manufacture ended before 1945. Microcars have been defined as 'very compact, small-engined cars, designed for use in large cities, especially in Japan.'
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  • ...direction the Milan company would take in coming decades. Smaller and more compact than the prewar designed 6C 2500, the 1900 was powered by an iron block and ...Gone were the all conquering supercharged straight six and eight-cylinder cars that had written so much motor racing history. Now Alfa replaced them with
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  • Most 250 road cars share the same two wheelbases, 2400 mm for short wheelbase (SWB) and 2 ...guar XK straight-6]] The light V12 propelled the small Ferrari 250 racing cars to victory after victory.
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  • 12 lightweight '''GTC''' cars had aluminium bodywork. Twelve were constructed in between the end of the ...weight made a difference of over 150 kg compared to the alloy bodied road cars.
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  • ...classifying cars. The common North American parlance is word-based (eg, [[compact car]]) while European writers typically use letters for sizes. |[[Compact car|Compact]]||Small family car||C class||[[Ford Focus]]
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