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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In the latest sign of Australians' shift toward environmental protection, a new poll reveals that a majority of the country's drivers say four-wheel drive vehicles are "socially unacceptable" because of their environmental costs.
"Our increasingly congested roads in the major cities and built up areas are obviously giving some drivers cause for resenting their four-wheel drive counterparts, who take up more space simply because of their size," says Geoff Hughes, a spokesman for the auto insurance company.
AN MP's car-azy call to ban four-wheel drive vehicles from school runs has been branded as stupid by the AA in Scotland.
From a shortlist of 44 top four-wheel drives, the Range Rover stood out as being the most innovative, stylish and capable 4x4 on sale today.
Originally a traditional car dealer, the business branched out into four-wheel drives before opting to specialise.
Top of the range four-wheel drives come no better than the new Range Rover.
ONE of the most ancient paths in Britain is being ruined by four-wheel drive vehicles, motorcyclists and too many hikers, the government's countryside advisers warned today.