touring car

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n touring car large open car seating four with folding top
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Touring car An automobile designed for touring; specif., a roomy car, not a limousine, for five or more passengers.
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Usage

In literature:

Almost as quickly the other party found itself seated in a powerful touring-car, speeding northward.
"The Secret Wireless" by Lewis E. Theiss
The tourists who come there now in their touring cars look at that black-faced rock about half a second and whiz by.
"The Young Alaskans on the Missouri" by Emerson Hough
Presently the two swung down into a valley, and then twin lights like those of a great touring car showed over a rise.
"Boy Scouts in the Canal Zone" by G. Harvey Ralphson
This car that came chugging down the hill to the entrance of Dare Hall was a very fine touring automobile.
"Ruth Fielding At College" by Alice B. Emerson
She got into the big touring car without a word.
"The Ghost Girl" by H. De Vere Stacpoole
It was a great big touring car and its bright brass lights and trimmings were all shiny on account of the sun setting and shining right on them.
"Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Shine; they were in a touring-car with its top flattened back.
"Sundry Accounts" by Irvin S. Cobb
I'll see right away if we can get Watford to take us in his touring car.
"The Wall Between" by Sara Ware Bassett
A pretty American girl in London is touring in a car with a chauffeur whose identity puzzles her.
"The Free Range" by Francis William Sullivan
The machine was a big touring car, hired especially for the occasion, and the girls thrilled at the thought of seeing London in this fashion.
"Lucile Triumphant" by Elizabeth M. Duffield
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In news:

The FIA World Touring Car Championship North American debut weekend at the Sonoma Raceway begins today.
The FIA World Touring Car Championship will hold its first-ever race on American soil at the Sonoma Raceway on the weekend of Sept 21 through 23.
2012 Ford Focus Global Touring Car Side.
Post-car tour agents Kristin Saunders and Kelly Gregory field questions about navigating Highway 1 on bike in their pop-up space.
Gary Schellenberg's 1923 Studebaker touring car is seen from behind.
Binghamton , NY – The New York State Car Wash Association (NYSCWA) met at the Binghamton Riverwalk Hotel & Conference Center here to board a chartered bus and tour three area carwashes, November 1.
The Car Week lineup event is almost as long as the Tour D'Elegance parade – and growing annually.
Musician Carly Rae Jepsen performs during the Believe Tour at Staples Center on Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012, in Los Angeles.
Recently, headed home from a tour in Michigan, he was badly injured in a car accident.
Intercity Lines Tour Route 66 Car Club Members.
Cars.com's Kelsey Mays takes a look at the 2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X Touring.
No vintage Lincoln Touring Car carrying proud state politicians.
After hometown hero Levi Leipheimer was struck by a car in Spain last month—a collision which broke his left leg—speculation has run rampant over whether he'll race in this year's Tour of California.
1928 RUGBY DURANT TOURING CAR, VERY RARE ALL ORIGINAL CAR IN EXCELLANT SHOW CONDITION.
To explore a place on foot is to know it -- really know it -- in a way that visitors confined to rental cars and tour buses miss entirely.
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