runabout


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Synonyms for runabout

an open automobile having a front seat and a rumble seat

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STYLISH: The Honda CR-V is more than just a Comfortable Runabout Vehicle, being capable, well-built and boasting the latest technology
After the new season opened in the Algarve region of Portimao in Portugal last week, Round Two will move to Olbia, Italy from May 31 to June 2 with Al Tayer focused on the task at hand following his tied joint position at the top of the standings in the blue-riband Runabout GP1 class.
Eric Francis: Sponsored by Broward Motorsports & Dean's Team rider Eric competed fiercely with fellow teammate Chris MacClugage in the Pro-Am Runabout Stock Class all season, ultimately finishing #2 in the world.
The very compact 1907 Victor High Wheel Runabout, built one year later in Indianapolis, spent many years on display in an American Museum before being imported to the UK, when it was the subject of a complete sympathetic overhaul.
The Runabout was built in Indianapolis and spent years in an American musuem but on its arrival in the UK was subject to a comprehensive overhaul and it too now has a modern charging system.
Out back, the boot remains one of the smaller offerings in the segment, though the 185-litre total is still around 15-litres more than you get in rival Toyota Aygo and Vauxhall Adam models and almost on a par with other city runabouts like Citroen's C1 and Peugeot's 108.
The company came to prominence in the 1950s with its Tritone, a mahogany runabout made popular by the European and Mediterranean jet-set, and the later Aquarama which was powered by tuned Cadillac and Chrysler sourced engines.
The Czechs have long had a history of bringing us superminis and family hatches but until 2012, had never tried to sell us a compact urban runabout. With the Citigo, that changed.
Judges praised the quality, refinement, style and value of the city runabout, which costs from PS8,345.
After coming second in the Runabout Open Class on the inaugural event of the 2012/2013 season, Hassan was again in great form in the series' most recent action, where he finished third overall in the Stock Class out of a field of 11 drivers.
The 40-year-old Tamworth-built runabout, which starred in a string of riotous adventures in smash-hit BBC comedy Only Fools and Horses, is being sold by classic car collector Adam Sykes.
and the innovative urban runabout Twizy to make zero emission mobility a reality for ordinary motorists - one of the pledges of Renault's 'Drive the Change'' signature.
How many of these offer a stylish looking little runabout that offers ABS anti-lock brakes, power steering, six airbags, tinted windows, height adjustable headlamps and ISOFIX child seat system and immobiliser as standard?
Basically it's a small car that makes good use of space to create an everyday runabout that can even double up as a family car at a push.
We're just bursting with anticipation to see who provides the best boat name and wins a Runabout Vest Four-Pack from West Marine.