Definition of gran turismo in English:

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gran turismo

Pronunciation: /ˌɡran to͝oˈrizmō/
(abbreviation GT)

noun (plural gran turismos)

A high-performance model of automobile.
Example sentences
  • As such, the GTi is a front-driver only, yet, as you would expect from a car carrying a gran turismo badge, it handles brilliantly, nonetheless.
  • The history of the GTA goes back to 1965 when Alfa built the lightweight 1600 Giulia GTA Coupe (gran turismo alleggerita) for racing.
  • At last, the gorgeous and exclusive Alfa 8C Competizione, Gran Turismo car, which is to be produced in a limited edition, makes its debut in Paris.


Mid 20th century: Italian, literally 'great touring'.

Words that rhyme with gran turismo

gizmo, machismo, verismo

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Syllabification: gran tu·ris·mo

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