four-wheel drive

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Synonyms for four-wheel drive

a motor vehicle with a four-wheel drive transmission system

a transmission that provides power directly to all four wheels of a motor vehicle

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TOM: Some, mostly older, four-wheel-drive systems require the driver to turn them on and off with a button or a lever.
Purchases need for four-wheel-drive cars on approximately ten (10) pieces in 2013.
The vehicle's adaptive drive system switches automatically between two and four-wheel-drive as conditions demand.
The prototype four-wheel-drive system made short work of the slippery winter conditions and the impressed board members duly commissioned the car to go into production.
The Ferrari FF - it stands for four seats and four-wheel-drive - will make its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March.
Four-wheel-drive petrol and turbo-diesel HiLux models manufactured between January 2005 and February 2010 for the Australian market are affected by the ''preventative'' recall.
The first thing that strikes you is that the new car feels much heavier, which is perhaps not surprising considering the addition of four-wheel-drive and an extra 15in in length, 6in in height and 4in in width.
Opt for a Cooper S version and it will cost you pounds 20,810 for two-wheel-drive and pounds 22,030 for four-wheel-drive.
The two-wheel-drive EX starts the range at EUR38,995 while the GsE four-wheel-drive tops the range out at EUR43,995.
9DDiS is the only car in its class to offer diesel power, close-ratio six-speed manual transmission and four-wheel-drive capability - something which gives Suzuki a whole new market appeal.
A 24-year-old Jordanian driving a four-wheel-drive at high speed tried to pass a heavy vehicle.
The Yeti S costs from pounds 14,250 and will be offered with front or four-wheel-drive and a choice of four engines including the entry-level 1.
The Yeti SE is priced from pounds 15,650 and will also be available in either front wheel drive or four-wheel-drive including dual-zone air conditioning, cruise control, touch-screen six-CD player, rear parking sensors and larger-diameter 17-inch alloy wheels.
The Yeti S costs from pounds 14,250 and comes with front or four-wheel-drive and a choice of four engines, including the entry-level 1.
When the former is under the bonnet you get a four-wheel-drive system that automatically distributes torque between the front and rear axles.