noun (plural gran turismos)
A high-performance model of automobile.
- 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 turismogizmo, machismo, verismo
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Syllabification: gran tu·ris·mo
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