Definition of gran turismo in English:

Share this entry

gran turismo

Pronunciation: /ˌɡran tʊˈrɪzməʊ/
(abbreviation GT)

noun (plural gran turismos)

A high-performance car.
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.

Origin

1960s: Italian, literally 'great touring'.

Words that rhyme with gran turismo

gizmo, machismo, verismo
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.