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Talking about cars ( Types of cars)

There are many car related topics in English. Whether you planning on buying or renting or just discussing cars this lesson will help you to know different types of cars. The cars are classified according to their specific body,structure,style and design.

1. Coupe – A two door car with a fixed roof and a smaller back seat.

2. Sedan – A passenger car with two rows of seat and adequate passenger space in the rear with a separate boot for luggage.

3. Convertible – A car with a flexible roof that can retract and fold away,converting it from an enclosed to an open air vehicle.
4. hatchback – A hatchback is a four door car but also has a rear door that opens upwards.

5. SUV – A high performance four wheel drive built on a truck chassis. Usually equipped with four wheel drive for on and off road drives.

6. Mini Van – It is an automobile similar in shape to a van,designed for personal use. Minivans are taller cars and has upto three rows of seats and can carry 8-9 people.

7. Hybrid – It is a vehicle that uses two or more distinct power sources to move the vehicle. Combines an internal combustion engine and one or more electric motors.

8. Sports Car – The car which is low to the ground with only two seats and a powerful engine.

9. Manual Transmission – A manual transmission, also known as a manual gearbox, stick shift, n-speed manual (with maximum 6-7 number of gears) for vehicles with hand-lever shifters, is a type of transmission used in motor vehicle applications.

10. Automatic Transmission – A vehicle which doesn’t have a stick that has to be changed manually, the gears are shifted automatically and there is no clutch at the bottom. some useful vocabulary to talk about cars

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